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  1. Trend: Allow custom titles

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

    79 votes
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  2. 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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  3. Add Processbook Electric T&D Symbol to PI Vision

    PI vision currently does not have the Electric T&D symbols library that is included in Processbook. In the next release of PI Vision we would like to see these symbols available in processbook. Using the PI ProcessBook Migration Tool (PI Vision 2019) is not a viable workaround to use these symbols.

    3 votes
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  4. Parallel Coordinate Symbol

    Include a Parallel Coordinates symbol

    1 vote
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  5. Box Plot Chart Option

    Include the ability to plot data with a Box Plot symbol.

    1 vote
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  6. Sampled Data Symbol

    Please add a Pi Vision Symbol for Sampled Data (similar to Data Link in Excel) to show a row column timestamped historical data table for selected tags. This would be similar to the Trend, only in table format for the time period at the bottom of the screen at a given interval (15m, 1h, 1w, etc).

    This would help Pi Vision expand to be more of a basic reporting platform in addition to HMI trend and single value viewer.

    4 votes
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  7. 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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  8. Highlight trace

    Ability to highlight more than one trace

    1 vote
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  9. 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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  10. TABLE: Allow Asset Comparison table to be transposed

    In the paper industry, there are fewer assets at a site, but those assets tend to have many attributes (e.g., there may only be 3 paper machines, but each has 100 attributes of interest). It would be helpful if the Asset Comparison table in PI Vision could be transposed so that asset names were Column headings and attribute names were rows.
    For example, instead  of a table with 5 rows and 100 columns (that can't be seen all at once on one display page), it would be better to have four columns of assets names with 100 rows of values,…

    27 votes
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  11. Trend: Minor ticks on trends with multiple scales

    When a trend has multiple scales shown, only the first data item has ticks. It would be useful to show the ticks for other items as well instead of just the min/max

    3 votes
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  12. Bullet Chart Symbol

    I would like to have support for Bullet Charts by default like in the example below.

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  13. Modify the scale step for PI Vision symbols (gauges, trend)

    When customizing symbol scale range, only top and bottom values can be specified. It would also be useful to set increment or step value to avoid unnecessary clutter on a display.

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  14. Bitmap Object Support

    When ProcessBook files are viewed through PI Vision it should be able to render user created bitmap symbols.

    4 votes
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  15. Visually link items

    I would like to easily draw a broken arrow linking 2 graphical elements, so that they are visually linked together. This way, I could describe the flow of a process and, if I move a graphical element, I won't have to edit the complex set of lines I drew between them.

    2 votes
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  16. Gauge: Scales inside

    As a display author, I would like to configure the location (inside/outside) of scales on horizontal and vertical gauge symbols. Currently if gauge scales are shown they are always outside or the bar/gauge.

    2 votes
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  17. Aspect Ratio

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

    28 votes
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  18. 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…

    30 votes
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  19. PI Vision tooltip configuration

    The user would like to have control over the tooltip configuration of the PI Vision symbol. For instance, he would like to show the tag of a PI Point data reference when hovering over a single value from an attribute.

    70 votes
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  20. Table: Ability to put symbols inside table rows

    Be able to put symbols inside of table rows.

    7 votes
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