Managing plug-ins

Analyst's Notebook is an application that can be extended with more functions which are part of a plug-in. A plug-in is a software component which might provide commands and ribbon buttons in addition to those commands provided as standard in Analyst's Notebook.

There are two types of plug-in:
Component Description
Standard Standard components are provided by i2 and are present as part of the standard Analyst's Notebook software. Standard components are identified in the Author box by the phrase:
Component authored by i2

Some standard components are by loaded when the application starts. Others are only loaded when required, such as the Visual Search component.

Extensions Extensions are third-party plug-ins that are not part of the standard Analyst's Notebook product. For more details about an extension, select it in the list and read the information in the License box.