Custom symbols in collections

Document created by K.DAVE on Nov 15, 2018
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Is it possible to use custom symbols in collections? Is there something that must be done in order to allow custom symbols to work with collections? I have some simple symbols (simple in that they only utilise the native data calls, no webapi calls) If not today, is this something that will come in the future?


Hi Keilan,


According to our documentation, if you add the "supportsCollections: true" parameter in the definition of the custom symbol's JS file this should enable the symbol to used in collections, such as in the example definition below:


var definition = {
typeName: "collectionproof",
visObjectType: symbolVis,
datasourceBehavior: PV.Extensibility.Enums.DatasourceBehaviors.Single,
supportsCollections: true,
getDefaultConfig: function(){
return {
DataShape: "Timeseries",
Height: 150,
Width: 150





Thanks for the quick answer Rob, brilliant!


Yes documentation...always the last place I look....


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