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On the server hosting the

D s platform
, type definitions are stored in the following directory:

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This directory is referenced as $CUSTOM_TYPE_DIR in the steps below.


Before you begin creating custom data types, you should backup the type-packs/trifacta directory to a location outside of your

D s item


To the $CUSTOM_TYPE_DIR/manifest.json file, you must add the filenames of any custom types that you have created and stored in the types directory:

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  "types": ["bodies-of-water.json", "dayofweek.json"],
  "dictionaries": ["oceans", "seas"]

Enable custom types

To enable use of your custom data types in the

D s platform
, locate and edit enabledSemanticTypes property.