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:
|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.|