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  1. Exporting table symbols directly (as it is) to Microsoft Excel or Word

    Having a table symbol in pi vision, the customer would like to export that table directly (as it is) to Microsoft Excel or Word rather than using Export data.

    9 votes
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  2. Asset Comparison Table does not show "No Data" when assets are missing attributes

    As a user of PI Vision, I would like my asset comparison table objects to not show "No Data" when I compare differing assets that do not necessarily share all of the listed attributes.  I would rather they appear as blank boxes as it more appealing to the user and gives them a better understanding of the actual asset behavior.

    9 votes
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  3. Trend data from an external source

    As a PI Vision user, I want to trend relational or time-series data from an external ODBC data source alongside my PI data on a PI Vision display.

    9 votes
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  4. Event Type Duration Pie Chart

    Pie chart showing cumulative duration of event frames by event type for an asset(s) over a time period (ex: 24 hours).

    Trying to determine how much time you've spent in particular states over the past day.

    9 votes
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  5. Multistate driven from Event Frame context

    Drive a multistate symbol on a display from an Event Frame context. For example, turn the circle red if a 'Downtime' event on the asset is currently active.

    9 votes
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  6. Add rotation formatting to Value

    Allow rotating the Value symbol in the same way as the Text symbol can be rotated.

    8 votes
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  7. Calendar view symbol for viewing data

    A tool that I have had many uses for is a calendar view tool that shows attributes, tags and the ability to MultiState them in a properly formed calendar.

    Attached is an example that we had to build with some other web controls talking to PI Web API.  I have several cases where this type of display tool in Vision is required.

    8 votes
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  8. Log scales for both axes of x-y plots in PI Vision

    It would be useful to be able to implement a logarithmic scale to either/both axes of xy plots. 

    Specific use case: Diagnose well conditions in real time by looking at conditions based on elapsed time since an event frame.  To be able to identify trends and perform diagnostics, this will need to be plotted as log Y vs log X (elapsed time).

    8 votes
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  9. Total

    In the Table column option could the Total also be included?

    8 votes
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  10. Table: Ability to put symbols inside table rows

    Be able to put symbols inside of table rows.

    7 votes
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  11. 3D navigable and filtrable plot (XYZ)

    Similarly to the XY plot, a XYZ 3D plot would be useful to inspect the trend of 3 variables in a 3D space and visually deduce correlations. Example could be the Environment Temperature, the Gas Valve Opening, and the Produced Power of a gas turbine. This graph should also be filtrable (e.g. I only want to see this data when the machine is operating under maximum power conditions).

    7 votes
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  12. Easier multistating of grouped symbols

    As a PI Vision display creator, I would like to be able to easily multistate objects after I have grouped them together. This way all of the objects can have the same conditions for multistating (e.g. multiple adjacent sections of piping in a process diagram, or multiple adjacent electrical components in an electrical diagram).

    Currently, it is necessary to individually configure the same exact mulitstating behavior on each separate symbol in the group.

    7 votes
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  13. Shading in Trend Symbol

    With future tags and predictive data growing since PI 2015, it is good that PI Coresight can accept future tags.

    However, rarely do these data come as a discrete value. They usually have an associated prediction interval/uncertainty. For that reason, I put forward this enhancement request:

    The trend symbol needs to be able to accept an upper and lower bound and display a shaded region. E.g. https://www.knowledgeminer.eu/img/composite_2.png

    7 votes
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  14. Correct multistating of symbols that lack an interior to fill

    As a PI Vision display creator that leverages the line drawings from the Electrical category of the symbol library, I want to be able to effectively multistate these symbols. As of Vision 2017 R2, the coloring behavior of the multistating feature only colors in the "fill" of a shape, not the "outline" of a shape. This means most of the shapes in the Electrical category cannot be multistated in Vision because they are line drawings that do not have any interior to "fill" with a color.

    The inability to multistate Electrical symbols in Vision means that I need to continue…

    6 votes
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  15. Clean up the Symbol Library to make it easier to find items

    The current symbol library of canned symbols is a little inconsistent, dated and would benefit from a clean up.

    For example, in Military you have a Fuel Truck, in Mining you have a number of Haulage trucks, but neither of these appear in Vehicles, if you are looking for a vehicle. I would expect to see all the vehicle symbols under Vehicles, as well i sin the industry segments.

    In Operator Interface you have Panels, but they do not appear in Panels.

    The symbol list should be clear what is by industry segment, and then what are generics. Under the…

    6 votes
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  16. Create Multistate symbol based on percentage of another attibute

    Ability to create a multistate symbol which would support a simple analysis such as for when the value reaches 0.95*attribute_other--meaning have the color change occur when the value reaches a percentage of another attribute.

    6 votes
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  17. Editor improvements

    1. I would like to be able to mark multiple symbols by drag and drop, now the only way is Ctrl+Click
    2. I use Ctrl+Drag to copy symbols in ProcessBook as I find it quicker and more precise when adding new objects to the display.
    3. Quick edit the tag/attribute on a value symbol: Change the tag/attribute on a value instead of having to add a new value from right hand menu
    4. Sizing: It would have been great having a sizing toolbar to set an absolute size, now it’s difficult to add two symbols with the same size
    5.…

    6 votes
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  18. Table: Add Mean & Median values to columns

    For the available table columns, please can you add the option to get statistical mean & median for chosen tags?

    6 votes
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  19. Multistate Change Shape / Image

    Be able to change a symbol shape and color. For example, green circles, orange triangles, red squares. This will help colorblind users.

    6 votes
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  20. Mouse/hover-over display control

    Manage the data contained and display when you hover/mouse over an object. e.g. display the value and not the label.

    6 votes
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