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  1. Make XY-Plot available for collections

    Most symbols can be dynamically organized into collections, which is very handy for comparing assets of different sites, where the number of assets vary.
    The XY-Plot does not support this function at the moment.

    31 votes
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  2. Event Frame in time line form

    To have a new symbol, which has the similar function as Event Table. Instead of table symbol, hopefully we can have bar chart kind of symbol instead, as shown in the attached pic. It will much cleaner that way and let user have a better view of the events happened for the past shift.

    31 votes
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  3. Trend: Axis value scale on the outside of graph

    Y axis value scale should be on the outside of the graph/trend plot area.  Axis values cannot be seen if they are covered by data.

    31 votes
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  4. Freehand zoom in on event frame overlay

    It is currently possible to zoom in on event frame comparison using child event frames, but you cannot zoom in into an arbitrary location on a trend by dragging the mouse cursor.

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  5. Event Gantt Symbol

    Create a gantt chart symbol that is able to visualize events (event frames) on a process display.

    30 votes
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  6. Smart Guides for Aligning Objects

    "Smart" guides would be really helpful for lining up symbols when editing or creating a display. For example, similar to what PowerPoint has when you move an object around on a slide. It tells you when you're aligned with another object on the display.

    30 votes
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  7. Export event frame data to CSV from event details and comparison displays

    From the event details or event comparison displays in PI Vision, it would be useful to export event frame data (including attributes and values) to CSV/XML.

    29 votes
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  8. Add "Sequence of Events" Symbol Type

    Add a table symbol which consists of the following 3 columns:

    Tag Name
    Tag Value
    Tag Timestamp (default sort on this column, ascending order)

    This table would consist of a set of tags over a specified time range.

    The purpose of this "Sequence of Events" table is for users to analyze the root cause and order of events that took place for a set of equipment. Typically your symbols in PI Vision and the way Datalink works is that each tag is separated into a separate column or row. The key feature here is to merge the tags into one…

    29 votes
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  9. Use PI AF substitution syntax for naming of elements on a display.

    With the new Collections feature in PI Vision it will be critical to keep the names of our elements to a few characters as it will pull the name from its element.
    It would be a great feature to allow the use of AF substitution logic so that I can use an Attribute within the element as a short name which will keep the visual in PI Vision tidy.

    29 votes
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  10. 29 votes
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  11. We would like to be able to have a sound play as part of a multistate

    We would like to be able to have a sound play as part of a multistate. Ex: on an upper limit we may want it to play an alarm sound.

    28 votes
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  12. Layering functionality for PI Coresight similar to that of ProcessBook

    PI Coresight currently does not support any functionality for layers. It would nice to be able to create custom layers that could toggled on a single Coresight display. ProcessBook currently has layering feature that is very useful for simplifying a complex display when not all of the information is necessary for every user.

    28 votes
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  13. Compare data over different time ranges on the same trend

    As a process engineer, I need to be able to overlay traces on the same trend with data from different time ranges so that I can compare different point in time. This may be the same data item over different time ranges or multiple different data items over different time ranges.

    27 votes
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  14. Aspect Ratio

    When adding an image I don't see any option to maintain the original images aspect ratio.

    27 votes
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  15. Position of trend cursor should update other symbols in the display

    When scrolling a trend cursor, all other symbols in the screen (e.g. gauges) should display the value corresponding to the cursor's timestamp.
    This will enable better and simpler analysis of data directly in the screen.
    In the screenshot attached, one is trending "Engine's RPM" and one would like to see the gages update (Transmission, pedal position, etc) according to where in the trend the cursor is placed.

    Requested by large mining company

    27 votes
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  16. Logout capability

    We would like to change users often. Could we have a logout button or something similar?

    27 votes
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  17. Add favorite displays PI Coresight mobile site

    Enhancement Request: Allow all PI Coresight users, phone/tablet/desktop, to access and set Favorite displays.

    Customer Issue: The mobile site allows you to pull up recently viewed displays and search for displays, but you do not have direct access to your favorite displays marked on the desktop/tablet Home page.

    Note: This was previously Enhancement 113856.

    27 votes
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  18. Hide data when attributes don't exist for dissimilar assets

    Assets and machines are never quite the same. Be able to swap the asset/element context (may be different template) and if the selected asset doesn't have certain data available on the display, don't show it on the display rather than an error message.

    This should apply to collections in addition to individual symbols.

    27 votes
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  19. Multistate Symbol / Symbol Formatting Bulk Editing

    Be able to bulk edit multistate symbols on a display by multi-selecting the symbols and editing the state's limit values in bulk.

    Be able to bulk edit formatting from multiple symbols at once.

    27 votes
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  20. Trend: Ability to multistate trace pen color

    As a PI Vision user, I want to be able to configure a trend's trace color to be conditional based on the trace value. Each section of the trace should be colored appropriately based on its value at that time. See attached image for example.

    26 votes
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