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  1. XY Plot: Asset Description option for Labels

    In [ Configure XY Plot > Format > Legend ] there are 3 available options:
    - Data Source Name
    - Asset Name Only
    - Use Custom Label

    Please add "Asset Description" as a futher option.

    I have a PI AF hierarchy like the following very simplified one:

    Reference Curves
    Equipment A
    Curve1 "Status 0%"
    Curve2 "Status 10%"
    Curve3 "Status 20%"
    Equipment B
    Curve1 "Status 0%"
    Curve2 "Status 5%"
    Curve3 "Status 10%"
    ....
    Equipment X
    Curve1 "Status 0%"
    Curve2 "Status 15%"
    Curve3 "Curve3 25%"

    In a XY Plot I can change the Equipment via the Select Asset menù, changing coherently the…

    6 votes

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  2. PI Vision - Table - Dynamic Name column

    For tables the name column should have the same dynamic feature as charts, to only display attribute name if only one element is added to the table. Today I avoid using tables for single element displays due to the current fixed Element|Attribute setup.

    4 votes

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  3. Allow Wrap Text for Asset Comparison Tables in PI Vision

    Wrap Text is a feature allowed in PI Vision Tables, but not Asset Comparison Tables.

    2 votes

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  4. Add margins for Digital States on Trend Charts

    For Digital States and Enumeration Sets, it would be nice if there was an option for the Min and Max values to not be at the top and bottom of the Y-axis. For example, on a 0 and 1 digital state, allow the Y-axis min/max to be set to -1 and 2 so that the steps of trend line do not travel all the way across the plot. Another option would be to add a top margin or bottom margin setting for each trend, to allow shifting of the trend up and down on the chart so that multiple trends…

    1 vote

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  5. PI Vision value symbols alignment

    PI Vision could be able to handle size and position of Value symbols so that the width is fixed by the author when aligned.

    1 vote

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  6. More Trend Options

    It would be beneficial if trends could be displayed as stacked area graphs as shown below.

    1 vote

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  7. Allow custom menu/navigation bars

    All the Pi Vision screens I have seen seem to include a custom menu bar that the user creates for internal navigation that is manually copied and pasted to each screen every time there are updates to the structure. Instead, there should be the ability to create a custom menu bar, just like a header on a document so changes automatically propagate from the template outwards. This has been lumped into other ideas, but I feel it could reduce scope as a stand-alone feature.

    12 votes

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  8. Remove or resize grey selection box

    Add an option to remove or resize the grey selection box in PI Vision. In displays where the symbols are dense and small, it can add confusion to the end users to see the selection box encapsulating adjacent symbols when they click on them.

    4 votes

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  9. Change weight of multiple traces

    For me, the default trace weight in PI Vision is too large. Reducing the weight slightly makes the trends much easier to see, especially when I need to have multiple data points on the same trend.

    Being able to change the default trace weight, or being able to change the weight of all traces within a trend simultaneously would be great.

    2 votes

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  10. Allow entering number for sizing of texts and images.

    When you input a tag/text, you have to drag the corner to resize. There is no way to define specific value for vertical/horizontal sizing. This makes it very hard to create a template file.

    2 votes

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  11. Configure Trend Legend

    Leave the Configure Trend Legend open when adding new traces to trends. If I'm changing the settings of a trend, then add a new trace to it, it doesn't make sense for the Configure Trend Legend to automatically disappear.

    1 vote

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  12. 2 votes

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  13. Rotate Vertical Gauge Value to also be Vertical

    When using a Vertical Gauge the value at the top takes up a lot of space because the gauge is a vertical, yet the value is horizontal. The horizontal text is typically wider than the gauge itself. This is not a big deal for 1 gauge, but when we convert it to a collection to pull multiple gauge together we want to see them side by side. The collector spaces them out taking up too much real estate. If we had an option to ROTATE the value on the vertical gauge to also be Vertical we could keep all gauges…

    2 votes

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  14. Formatting text

    Wish to type in indices as in chemical structure formulas, like
    CH4 CO2 C2H5OH and Exponents like x^2.

    1 vote

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  15. More control over pop up and ad hoc background color

    Currently the background for ad hoc and pop up trends is controlled by the background color of the display and the background color of trends on the display. It would be nice to have more control over this setting.

    For this particular use case, it would be helpful to be able to control the ad hoc background color globally. An idea would be to have this formatting option in the "Format Display" window that currently allows you to control the display background color.

    I can also see a use case for controlling this on a display by display basis. Perhaps…

    3 votes

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  16. Increase the font size for the time range bar at the bottom in PI Vision

    Increase the font size for the time range bar at the bottom in PI Vision for easier readability.

    1 vote

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  17. Rotate Vertical Gauge Value to also be Vertical

    When using a Vertical Gauge the value at the top takes up a lot of space because the gauge is a vertical, yet the value is horizontal. The horizontal text is typically wider than the gauge itself. This is not a big deal for 1 gauge, but when we convert it to a collection to pull multiple gauge together we want to see them side by side. The collector spaces them out taking up too much real estate. If we had an option to ROTATE the value on the vertical gauge to also be Vertical we could keep all gauges…

    1 vote

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  18. Add video support

    video support, avi, mpg, etc

    2 votes

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  19. Allow DateTime columns to be sorted in chronological order

    Currently in the Table and Asset Comparison Table symbol, data in columns can be sorted in numerical or alphabetical order.

    For columns with timestamp format (e.g. DD/MM/YYYY), allow sorting of time stamps by the DateTime properly.

    2 votes

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  20. Hide trend scale range

    For digital tags or Enumeration AF attribute, do not want to see the scale or scale range, because these values is not relevant to my values.

    13 votes

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