To install a custom visualization extension, take the following steps:
- Log in to EdgeCore as an Administrator.
- Click the hamburger menu in the upper right corner to access the system menu.
- Click Extensions.
A new page is displayed, containing a list of activated extensions.
- Click the Available Extensions tab.
A list of extensions (if any) is displayed.
- Click Upload Extension.
A dialog box is displayed.
- Select files to upload.
You can either drag and drop your custom visualization extension .zip file (helloworld-1.0.0.zip from our example) into the gray rectangle or click Add Files… to use a file chooser.
- Click Upload and close the dialog.
The uploaded extension HelloWorld is displayed in Available Extensions.
- Double-click the uploaded extension to activate it.
A pop-up is displayed.
- Verify the extension details and click Activate.
A pop-up appears.
- In the pop-up, click Refresh Browser.
Your extension is added to EdgeCore.
When adding visualizations to a pipeline, your custom visualization will also be displayed as one of the options.
Deactivating Custom Visualization Extensions
Deactivating custom visualizations is done in the same way as deactivating adapters.