How to make a Vertical Mapper grid translucent in MapInfo Pro

Products affected: Vertical Mapper™
Vertical Mapper grid's need to be treated as Raster image's in MapInfo Pro to become translucent.

This can be done in two ways:
1) Set System preference to treat Vertical Mapper grids as a raster  (options>preferences>system pref.)
2) Use the Gridtools.mbx to convert the grid to MIG format and then you can modify s described.
UPDATED:  September 20, 2017