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  1. Provide a parent/child template approach to PI Vision displays

    Creating a base display template from which other PI Vision display templates could be derived could save a lot of time and keep standardized displays updated with corporate standards.

    6 votes

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  2. Line Segment "Snap "Feature

    I would like to see a function that I can toggle on and off. To assist me when I am drawing line segments . Because right now there is no quick way to do that.

    5 votes

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  3. Assign units to a calculation

    When a calculation is performed with tags\attributes with the same units assign that unit to the calculation result and allow custom units to replace the default or if units can not be determine. No unit option if none are desired.

    4 votes

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  4. Add new element to group without ungrouping

    It is not possible to add a new element to a group already defined without ungrouping it and then grouping all elements together.

    4 votes

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  5. Allow the manipulation of PI Vision Displays using PI Builder

    It would be very beneficial to be able to export the attributes/tags with some simplified symbol column (so you could tell which was which in large displays) in order to update displays as your AF Hierarchy or AF Templates mature.This would also help with many other aspects of building consistent PI Vision displays.
    Another aspect of this might include the multistate associated with the symbol.

    4 votes

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  6. 4 votes

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  7. Move Fit-All option to checkbox on Format Display

    There is no way to determine if fit all option is on or off, if a display is edited, fit all is reset and most times the display is saved again without fit all. (and you cant just select fit all and resave)

    Move the fit all option to the display format screen as a checkbox and add a fit width check box option also.

    (I hope you will reconsider this idea, since it has been rejected before, it would save my users lots of time and confusion)

    3 votes

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  8. Enable adjustable Y-scale for boolean values.

    When comparing multiple on-off Boolean values in Trend symbol, they all overlap over each other. It would be useful to have a setting to be able to adjust the Y-scale height of each bollean values so we can compare them better.

    3 votes

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  9. Enable the ability to add a comment or description when saving a display

    It would be good to be able to add a comment/descriptor when saving a PI Vision display. Especially now that PI Vision 2021 is working on saving a display to a file this becomes even more relevant, as we will be able to indirectly create versions of displays.

    3 votes

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  10. Customize Right Click Options

    Ability to customize the right click dropdown box. Adding functions that I use frequently would be awesome instead of having to go to the toolbar EVERY SINGLE TIME I want to align the center of 2 or more objects is aggravating.

    3 votes

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  11. Allow attribute categories as collection filter criteria

    Increase the possibilities with regard to filtering in collection criteria. In specific i would propose Attribute categories as an efficient way of grouping different asset/template attributes in the same collection.

    3 votes

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  12. Detach Asset Menu

    Have a detachable asset menu so that when designing a full screen layouts, you can have asset menu/events/graphics in a window on a second monitor

    3 votes

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  13. Symbols with Different Timestamps

    The ability to create PI Vision displays with symbols (value, gauge, table) that display data at different timestamps or over different time ranges.

    3 votes

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  14. Add keyboard shortcuts for object resizing

    Add keyboard shortcuts for resizing objects (e.g., embedded images). In PowerPoint, for example, you can resize shapes by holding Shift (or Shift+Ctrl) and using the arrow keys.

    3 votes

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  15. Move Fit-All option to checkbox on Format Display

    There is no way to determine if fit all option is on or off, if a display is edited, fit all is reset and most times the display is saved again without fit all. (and you cant just select fit all and resave)

    Move the fit all option to the display format screen as a checkbox and add a fit width check box option also.

    (I hope you will reconsider this idea, since it has been rejected before, it would save my users lots of time and confusion)

    2 votes

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  16. Keep time range constant when changing time range in PI Vision

    PI Vision should keep the time range constant when changing the end time in a display. The current behavior (verified with tech support) is:
    - If the end time is * (now), one can type a valid timestamp in the end time box and a start time is calculated based on the current default span, such as -8h.
    - If the end time is not *, and has a timestamp string, when the string is edited and the user hits enter, the edited time is copied to the start time and the end time value prior to editing persists.

    This…

    2 votes

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  17. Objects within SVG file should be detected by PI Vision

    The customer has a complex isometric drawing saved as an SVG file. It contains many objects (i.e., pipe sections, valves, etc.). The SVG file is currently being used as a background image in an existing PI Vision display. The customer would like to assign multi-states to the sub-objects within the SVG file, although it is currently not possible to do so out-of-the-box, as PI Vision treats the SVG and its objects as one image.

    The customer is looking for this feature for the following reasons:
    - It would avoid the need to manually create the complex isometric drawing within PI…

    2 votes

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  18. Edit rights on home folder

    Possibility to change rights for the home folder.
    Currently, anyone with publisher rights can save and share displays in the home folder, even when they only have write access on the lowest subfolder of a folder. This results in thousand displays in the home folder, making it a mess.

    2 votes

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  19. KPI Display for Morning check in

    It should only require a few steps to create a table of Key Performance Indicators with their current values. Such a table could be used at the shift turnover or management meeting to provide a quick overview of the state of manufacturing at that time. The table might not be a single asset (or it could be), but should give a quick, one page/screen summary of the most important information in a moment.

    This should go in a Dashboarding category.

    2 votes

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  20. display digits in tables

    Tables seem to want to show exponents sometimes, which does not fit with normal use cases for displaying numbers.

    2 votes

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