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

This article contains a sample script for selecting an object in an open existing GRF file and renaming it.

To run this script:

  1. Click here to download the BAS file: SelectAndRenameObject.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 () 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

'Selects the first two objects in the plot window Plot.Item(1).Select Plot.Item(2).Select

'Deselects the first object in the plot window Plot.Item(1).Deselect
'Loops through objects 3-8, selecting each one-at-a-time For i=3 To 8 Plot.Item(i).Select Next i
'Renames the first object "Test" Plot.Item(1).Name="Test"
'Changes the line color of the first object to blue Plot.Item(1).line.foreColor=grfColorBlue End Sub


Updated January 18, 2018


Was this article helpful?
0 out of 0 found this helpful
Have more questions? Submit a request


Please sign in to leave a comment.