PI Vision

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  1. SQC (Statistical Quality Control) Symbol

    Support for a dynamic symbol to display SQC data.

    287 votes
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    25 comments  ·  Symbols  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Create on the fly calculations

    Be able to create "on the fly" calculations similar to PI ProcessBook datasets.

    259 votes
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    30 comments  ·  Analytics / Calculations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Support multiple time ranges for trends on a display

    Have the ability to support multiple time ranges for trends on a display.  For example a trend might be configured as showing the last 8 hours, another one as the last 7 days, and another one the last month.

    256 votes
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    14 comments  ·  Ad Hoc Analysis  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Ad-hoc trend with multiple selected attributes

    Build trend with multiple traces based on a display data (for instance, from a table). PI Vision user should be able to select multiple items on the table and then trend them on a single ad-hoc trend to compare. The ad-hoc trend should appear in a pop-up window (which you can move) in the same browser tab and the user should be able to switch between the main screen and the ah-hoc trend window to drag and drop more attributes from tables and value symbols on the screen. It's very important to see both ad-hoc trend and the main display…

    234 votes
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    28 comments  ·  Ad Hoc Analysis  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Trend: Multiple Trend Cursors

    As a process engineer, it is helpful to see values at several points of interest on a trend at the same time.

    224 votes
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    12 comments  ·  Ad Hoc Analysis  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We are currently working on providing the ability to add multiple cursors to a trend for the PI Vision 2019 release.

    UPDATE: It will be possible to add multiple cursors to trends on displays as well as popup trends and to the trend in the new ad hoc workspace that is being introduced in PI Vision 2019.

  6. Support renaming of AF elements and attributes

    PI Vision does not support the renaming of AF elements or attributes or the movement of them within the hierarchy. After renaming or moving these objects, symbols referencing them will show No Data in PI Vision.

    209 votes
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    12 comments  ·  AF Integration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Allow the PI Vision Display Utility to export the configuration to a file and import from a file

    The PI Vision Display Utility requires both environments (source & target) to be connected. There is a need to be able to export and import those displays between systems that are not connected.

    201 votes
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    21 comments  ·  Display Management / Displays Page  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Print a display as a report

    Be able to print a display to be used as a 'report'. Include printing / saving as a .pdf. Consider an option to print the colors so it looks good on white paper.

    178 votes
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    15 comments  ·  Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Snap to grid

    Wish there was a snap-to-grid option

    177 votes
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    24 comments  ·  Authoring Displays  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Integrate PI Manual Logger into PI Vision

    PI Manual Logger is a product in need of a major upgrade. The web interface is a step in the right direction. Integration into Vision would be a big plus and give very good convergence between the two technologies.

    177 votes
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    RESEARCHING / EVALUATING  ·  5 comments  ·  Manual Data Entry  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Table: Event Comparison Table

    Be able to compare attributes from multiple similar events against each other in the events table symbol.

    User Story: As a process engineer, Lalit wants to compare attributes from similar events to one another in a table and sort by the columns of the table SO THAT he can use the attribute values to compare the events to one another.

    166 votes
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    23 comments  ·  Symbols  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Manually Enter Data for Attribute/Tag

    Be able to manually enter data into an AF element attribute or a PI tag from a PI Vision display.

    165 votes
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    17 comments  ·  Manual Data Entry  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Convert ProcessBook display to PI Vision display

    Can we have a tool to convert ProcessBook display to native PI Vision display? So we can leverage the full features of PI Vision displays,.

    151 votes
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    20 comments  ·  ProcessBook Viewer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We’d like to learn more about your adoption and use of PI Vision and understand what we can do to help. Your feedback will help us determine what we should work on next.

    If you have a few minutes please consider taking this quick survey:
    https://osisoft.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_a8yRPKQnRmdldTn

    Thanks for your feedback!

    The PI ProcessBook to PI Vision migration tool is still in development for the upcoming release of PI Vision 2019 and is on track for Q2 2019. This tool will allow you to analyze your ProcessBook displays ahead of the migration to assess which displays are ready to migrate and which displays may need to be evaluated prior to migration.

  14. Font Size

    Can we have the option to specify font size for all symbols? There is currently no way to set font size in tables, bar chart/gauge, scale values in trends, etc.

    149 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Look & Feel / Styling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. View Display Usage

    Administrators would like to have a way to know how often a display is used on a display management page.

    144 votes
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    12 comments  ·  Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Allow sharing a display with edit permission

    As a display creator, I want to give other users edit permission on the display so we can collaborate in creating the display and so that other users from my team can make needed changes when I'm not available.

    125 votes
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    11 comments  ·  Sharing & Collaboration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Trend: Show data item descriptions

    Be able to view the tag/attribute descriptions on the bottom of the trend the same way that you are able to in ProcessBook. For those of us with large DB, it is very important to have this functionality.

    122 votes
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    18 comments  ·  User Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We are currently researching this item and evaluating it for a future release.

    If you have a moment, please let us know if you have a preference for how data item descriptions should be displayed in trends. For example, would you prefer to be able to configure the trend legend to show the item’s description, that the descriptions be shown under the plot area of the trend, or would you like them to be displayed in another way?

    Let us know what your preference is by adding a comment below.

  18. Bar chart and stacked bar chart

    I have summarized energy data for kWh consumption by day for buildings and plant that is written at specific end of shift day week points.

    I'd like to be able to have this display as a stacked bar where the various plant consumption components are shown as a proportion of the bar and the height of the bar is the sum of the components.

    Classic stacked bar chart.

    118 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Symbols  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Wrap text in PI Vision table

    Wrap long string values (word wrap) in a table so the entire text can appear on the display.

    107 votes
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  20. Multiple y Axis

    Currently ProcessBook and coresight trend only provide one Y axis.
    We would to have 2 Y axis to plot different parameter for an asset. Example: Flow parameters can be plotted on Y axis on the left and temperature can be plotted on Y axis on the right"

    Each trend in trend group must have one horizontal (X axis) and two vertical axis (Left Y and right Y). Users should be able to assign a tag plot to either of the Y axis in trend

    103 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Authoring Displays  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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