IBM Accelerator Catalog
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Add circle and polygon (free form) lasso support to dashboard (11.1.7 FP2)

Users of the sample extension named "" can select areas of their visualizations with a circle or radial selector control, or they can use the freeform polygon selection tool, both of which simplify and enhance the experience to eliminate noise and get to relevant data faster.

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Version: Cognos Analytics 11.1.7 FP2


To use this sample extension, click the Download button above to download the zip file (do not unzip it) and follow these instructions to upload the extension to Cognos Analytics. You must have Portal Administrator or System Administrator privileges to do this. After the upload, you will see a new object in the Manage > Customization > Extensions tab named lasso_ext

You can create extensions (.zip files) that add functions to the Cognos Analytics user interface. For example, you can add buttons that, when clicked, open a specific report or dashboard. You can also remove default buttons from the user interface.

Extensions are defined in a spec.json file that is contained in the root of the extension's .zip file. Depending on the extension, there can also be folders that include images, HTML files, and JavaScript files. For more information, see Creating extensions.

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Additional details

  • Accelerator typeExtension
  • IndustryAny
  • Business functionAny
  • Product and version IBM Cognos Analytics with Watson - 11.1.7 FP2 to 11.1.7 FP2
  • Author typeIBM
  • Company nameIBM
  • Author nameVictor Eberechi
  • Last modifiedJanuary 7th, 2021
  • Language English