How to create a shapefile which divides data into lat/lon grid

Discussion created by alexismal on Mar 14, 2012
Latest reply on Apr 3, 2012 by wesley.king
I have point data for the United States and I would like to create a grid which tallies the number of points per grid cell. I need to make a 1degx1deg grid as well as a 0.5degx0.5deg grid. Does anyone have any insight? thank you!