Creating a visualization using a custom object

You can enhance your apps with custom-objects. Custom objects that are available are visualization extensions and widgets. You can find them in the assets panel under g Custom objects when you are editing a sheet.

You build your own visualization extensions and widgets in the Dev Hub.

Adding a custom object to the sheet

You start creating a visualization by dragging a visualization extension or a widget onto a sheet.

Do the following:

  1. Click @Edit in the toolbar.

  2. Click g in the panel on the left-hand side to expand custom objects.
  3. Drag a visualization extension or a widget onto the sheet.

    You can drop it in an empty location on the sheet, split the area of an existing visualization into two, or replace an existing visualization.

    Tip: If you double-click a custom object, it is added to the sheet immediately.
  4. Change the required settings for the custom object in the properties panel. The required settings are defined by the extension developer, this can be dimensions, measures, or other settings.

You now have a complete visualization that you can start using while exploring the data in the app.

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