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Probeman

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Re: Customizing Surfer Scripts (JEOL stage axes orientation)
« Reply #15 on: July 05, 2017, 02:06:29 pm »
As you may know, for display of JEOL x-ray maps and images in Surfer, I have to invert the x and y axes because Surfer GRD files always expect a Cartesian coordinate system. That is why the axes labels have the notation (* - 1).

However, I believe starting in version 13 of Surfer, Golden Software added a new flag in the scripting automation API that allows one to display (anti-Cartesian) images. The syntax for this axis property is :

axis.[itemname].reverse = true

I haven't implemented this yet in my Surfer output code, but I thought it might be useful to share.
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