How can I turn off the visibility of my axis in Surfer Scripter?

This article contains a sample script for turning the visibility of an axis off.

To run this script:

  1. Copy the script below, or download the attached BAS file: Visibility of Axis OFF.bas.
  2. In a Windows Explorer window, navigate to C:\Program Files\GoldenSoftware\Surfer 16.
  3. Double click on Scripter.exe to launch Scripter.
  4. Press Ctrl+A to select all of the existing lines then press DELETE.
  5. If you copied this script, press Ctrl+V to paste it into Scripter. If you downloaded it, click File | Open, select the BAS file from your downloads directory, and click Open.
  6. Click Script | Run to run the script. 

'Visibility of Axis OFF.bas
'Shows how to turn off the visibility of an axis, like unchecking the check box for
'the axis in the Contents window in the UI.
Sub Main

'Initializes Surfer
        Dim SurferApp, Plot, MapFrame, Axes As Object
        Set SurferApp = CreateObject("Surfer.Application")
        SurferApp.Visible = True
        Set Plot = SurferApp.Documents.Add

'Creates a contour map
	Set MapFrame = Plot.Shapes.AddContourMap(GridFileName:=SurferApp.Path+"\samples\demogrid.grd")

'Turns off the visibility of the bottom axis
	MapFrame.Axes("Bottom axis").Visible=False

End Sub


Updated November 6, 2018

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