Author Topic: Grapher/Surfer Tips and Tricks  (Read 6784 times)

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Re: Grapher/Surfer Tips and Tricks
« Reply #15 on: January 30, 2019, 02:14:38 pm »
Tested PfE update with Surfer 16 and it works.

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Re: Grapher/Surfer Tips and Tricks
« Reply #16 on: March 28, 2019, 12:33:47 pm »
Here's a tip for students who would like to utilize the Surfer (or Grapher), application off-line on their own computer, but can't afford the product.

Basically if you are a student you can get a 1 year license for Surfer (or Grapher) for $50 by following these directions:

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Thank you for your email and request for information regarding our Student License program. For university students to purchase the $50 annual (per product) license we require the following:

    Email us at sales@goldensoftware.com from their university issued email account

    Send us a proof of enrollment that includes their name, the university's name, and the current enrollment period (including the year)

Once this information is received, we send them a coupon code for them to purchase their license through our web store. It is one-year license that will automatically expire one year after purchase.

However, now that CalcImage contains shape, polygon and profile extraction features as described here:

https://probesoftware.com/smf/index.php?topic=1144.0

this Surfer license isn't as useful as it once might have been. On the other hand, if you are a "power scripter", then the Surfer (or Grapher) scripting capabilities might be useful, as they are quite powerful for automating extractions and other data post processing.
« Last Edit: March 28, 2019, 02:18:30 pm by John Donovan »
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