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Justine was born and raised in Australia where she attended the University of Melbourne. Justine graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Geology and a master’s degree in Geology and Geophysics. When Justine is not helping customers, she enjoys attending music festivals, snowboarding, rock climbing and camping in the Rocky Mountains with fur-baby Cher...ry. More

Keeping Licenses Current Maintains Software Value

This is the first blog in a series on how to effectively manage your software licenses. In these three blogs we will try to eliminate some of the confusion and help you understand how proper license management ensures you get the most value from your software investment. Software developers offer a variety of license plans, and these can be divided...
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Grapher 15 Preview is here, with all new awesome features!

Have you heard of Grapher Preview yet? Our Grapher team have been hard at work over the last few weeks with the release of Grapher 14 following six months of Grapher 14 Preview testing. As of last week, Grapher 15 is now available through the Preview program! Here's just a few of the awesome new features that the Grapher development team are e...
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Using Equalization to visualize unevenly distributed data

Many datasets are not linearly distributed – take the Golden.GRD file located in the Surfer Samples directory, for example. This topographic grid file has a skewed normal distribution with some outlier Z values that are 1000 feet from the bulk of the data. Therefore, if you set contour intervals for this grid file to a regular increment, many of th...
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Surfer 16 is here!

We've been working really hard and are proud to announce the release of Surfer 16! The latest version of Surfer contains a collection of great new features that will level-up your analysis, and make your presentations even more impactful. These features include an all new Colormap Editor that gives you so much more control over the graphics in...
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Tech tip: Track your data between windows with Track Cursor!

Here's a little time-saving tip that some of you might not know about. Let's say you have a Post map that's displaying a lot of points, and you want to find the row of data that corresponds to a specific point on the map, but you're not sure how to go about it. You can easily find the corresponding row in your data file using the Track Cursor ...
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