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Adding a property to the SecurityHolding class

Hello! I want to add a property to the SecurityHolding Class. This was easily achieved in VS, but now I've uploaded my algorithm to the browser IDE and have no idea how to edit the SecurityHolding Class here.

Thanks for the help.

Kyle

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Hey Kgmanager! Welcome to QuantConnect. Sorry, you cannot edit the SecurityHolding class here.

If its a feature that will be useful for all users we can merge it into LEAN/Github.

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Thanks for the reply Jared. I'm guessing there is another way to do what? I would like to have a variable for a holding that stores RiskPerShare ($/share). I can run a separate list parallel or recalculate the value every time I need it, but this seems really clumsy.

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Hey Kgmanager,

You can create a custom class SymbolData, which holds the relevant data for each symbol. In this class you can calculate and store the RiskPerShare. By creating a dictionary of SymbolData objects keyed by their corresponding symbol, we can easily access the data in our SymbolData class.

Here's an example:

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