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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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