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  1. Trend: Allow custom titles

    Allow specifying titles for trend symbols, similar to how ProcessBook allows specifying a plot name.

    75 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Symbols  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Tree View / Structure in PI Vision - Not consistant with other products.

    Not a fan of the Asset Framework tree structure in PI Vision. It needs to work as a tree structure just like PI System Explorer. The setup in Vision is too clunky and is hard to navigate.

    Again, I would like to see the tree structure consistent in all products to mirror System Explorer.

    6 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Look & Feel / Styling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Statistics between cursors

    When adding multiple cursors to a trend, have a way to show the statistics (min/max/avg/duration) between the two cursors.

    47 votes
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  4. Email errors to administrator

    Provide a way to quickly email an administrator an error message seen on a display. Message should include the context of the issue (corresponding display, symbol, data item, etc).

    23 votes
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  5. Ability to allow Vision users to set and save their time zone

    We are a large company that is across the US. We need to allow users to set and save their time zone within PI Vision.

    4 votes
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    3 comments  ·  User Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    If you have a chance, we’d like to learn more about the use case behind this request.

    By default, PI Vision will automatically pick up and use the time zone of the client machine a user is running their browser on, so all times should be displayed in a user’s local time zone.

    If this isn’t the behavior you are seeing, or if you have a use case where users need more control over the time zone being used to display data please let us know.

  6. Allow sharing access to data when sharing a display

    When a user shares a display, give the option to allow them to share the data contained in the display (PI tags/AF elements and attributes) with the AF identities that the display is shared with.

    20 votes
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  7. Provide a way to share display URLs via auto-generated email

    Provide a way to send an email from a display that includes a URL to that display.

    Provide a way to multi-select displays on the home page and send the URLs of those displays in an email.

    18 votes
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  8. Arithmetic Calculations with PI Tag Values

    PI Vision should be able to do simple arithmetic calculations, such as adding or subtracting.

    12 votes
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  9. Allow users to request access to data

    If a user doesn't have access to view the data associated with data items (tags/attributes) on a display, provide a way for them to be able to request access to the data.

    16 votes
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  10. Add description to search results

    Show more information in the search results when searching PI Data Archive.

    Just showing the Tag Name is not helpful on sites with large volumes of complexly named tags.

    The ability to specify which attributes to display in search results would be ideal, so you can see description or Point Source or ExDesc in the results.

    19 votes
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  11. Fit-all button for imported Processbook display.

    When you open an imported PB display, PI Vision would automatically fit-all for your screen. However, after you click zoom-in several times, there is no quick way to come back to fit-all size because there is no fit-all button.

    Fit-all button is available on the normal PI Vision display, so I hope it's possible to add this button for imported PB Display too.

    4 votes
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  12. Prevent users from opening display if they don't have access to data

    If a user does not have access to any of the data items (tags/attributes) on a display, they should not be able to open that display.

    14 votes
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  13. Use Attributes as Timestamps in PI-Vision

    Hi,

    Currently I'm working on a display which should always show the last event of a machine.
    I know there are event frames, but I think it would be nice if there was a way to use attributes as the start time and end time of a display's time span.

    In this way, it would be possible to change the timestamps of the display dynamically and you would only see the relevant period.

    3 votes
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  14. Add element name and description to display

    We should be able to add element's name and description to symbols, without the need to create another attribute for that. So we could easily have element relative titles and labels...

    15 votes
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    2 comments  ·  AF Integration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. 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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  16. PI Vision Displays Management Process

    Hi,
    We have noticed as PI Vision gets adopted, organization of displays and content is becoming more and more cumbersome.
    It has become obvious that PI Vision is easy enough for any average person to design good quality displays that could be considered as part of the company's knowledge retention strategy.
    Therefore, similar to the concept of crowed sourcing, our vision is to "crowed design" in which James Dryden described it best in a reply Group Ownership Of A Display - PI Vision 2017 .
    I can envision a system in which users save personal copies of "published" shared displays…

    16 votes
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  17. PI ML Web inactive tags

    If an instrument is temporarily inactive then values dont need to be included with active tags for reporting. It should be possible to grey out/ shut off individual tags on PI ML Webpage, while keeping them visible in tours.

    Currently this can be done with PIML PC with conditional data entry statements which are not supported in Web.

    (TS Case # 952796)

    14 votes
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  18. Hide/unhide traces with a single click

    Ability to hide/display series traces on trends via single mouse click (like we used to be able to do in ProcessBook)

    13 votes
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  19. Allow multistating based on conditions from multiple data items

    As a PI Vision user, I would like to add multistates to my display's symbols that depend on conditions of multiple data items. For example, when the pump status tag has a value of "Active" and the pump flowrate tag has a value less than 10, turn the value symbol red.

    4 votes
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  20. PI Vision Access Control Management

    There should be provision of granting access to PI Identities or PI users on  PI Vision using PI Vision admin webpage.

    31 votes
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