How can I use a Grapher script to rename my object?

This article contains a sample script for renaming a graph via automation.

To run this script:

  1. Click here to download the BAS file: RenameObject.BAS.
  2. Click Automation | Scripts | Run, select the BAS file from your downloads directory, and click Open.


  1. Copy the script below.
  2. Open Grapher and turn on the Script Manager by clicking View | Display | Script Manager.
  3. Press Ctrl+A to select all of the existing lines in the Script Manager and then press DELETE.
  4. Press Ctrl+V to paste it into the Script Manager.
  5. Click the Start/Resume icon (StartButton.png) in the Script Manager. 



Sub Main

Dim GrapherApp As Object
Set GrapherApp = CreateObject("Grapher.Application")
GrapherApp.Visible = True

Dim Docs
Set Docs = GrapherApp.Documents(1)
Dim Plot As Object
Set Plot = Docs.Shapes

'Renames the first object "Test" Plot.Item(1).Name="Test" End Sub


Updated October 18, 2018


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