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  1. Trend line Colors

    Trend lines colors should always stay the same. In other words if point 1 is deleted from a trend the point that becomes point 1 should assume the color assigned to point 1. This would be consistent with Processbook

    2 votes

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  2. Allow Recrawling Indexed Search Databases Directly from PI Vision

    As a PI Vision user, I would like PI Vision to have the ability to initiate a PI Web API Indexed Search database recrawl from the PI Vision web application itself, instead of requiring an administrator to navigate to the Indexed Search Admin page to do this. This would allow users to make newly created assets appear in the search results on demand. This ability could be limited to a specific set of privileged users.

    2 votes

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  3. AF Templates with no data or pi tag not found

    We have an AF structure that uses templates for a few device types. Our templates are setup to resolve PI tags for the device if we have them available. If we don't, it says PI Tag Not Found - which is fine. Once the device is added in the field (out of the office), that AF element will update and work.

    When in PI Vision, the user gets thousands of errors saying the PI tag is not found. I would like an option in PSE to set the element attribute to ignore the error if the tag is not found,…

    6 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).

    26 votes

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  5. 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.

    4 votes

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  6. 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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  7. Help visualizing data in trend cursor if they are spikes surrounded by null values

    If a trend contains values (digital or numerical) that are surrounded by NULL values (empty) these would appear as spikes in a trend. If I want to pull a cursor to inspect this spike, it's difficult to center it where the value is... hence, facilitating the user to put the cursor on the value to display it would be a good feature. This is for Gestamp.

    2 votes

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  8. Possibility to view subsecond timestamp in trend cursor, even when display time span is bigger than 5 seconds

    Currently, the cursor reports the subsecond timestamp only if the display context is 5s. Why? Can't it just be always reporting subsecond timestamp? Could it be an option?

    2 votes

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  9. 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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  10. Better handle incompatible data type event in PI Vision trend

    Scenario: Your company has a PI tag set up as string that primarily gets float values. It is a string because it sometimes contains messages explaining why a result was not obtained.

    The tag is set up as a double attribute in AF and plotted in Vision. This works fine unless a non-numeric value is encountered within the Time Range you are looking at. If this happens, the trend is blank and No Data is displayed.

    While PI annotations would have been a good use in this situation, it is difficult to go back and change this when you have…

    7 votes

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  11. Bar graph of power flow into directional arrows

    Instead of just an arrow showing flow. How about a green arrow that fills up with a red color as loading goes up. That way you can quickly see how close you are to your line or path limits.

    1 vote

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  12. Set multiple trends to same size

    The ability to size multiple trend boxes simultaneously to the same size

    10 votes

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  13. Make Element and Category Drag and Drop Consistent for Child Attributes

    Comparing three of the available methods for dragging and dropping multiple attributes onto the display for table or trend symbol shows inconsistency in how child attributes are handled.
    1. Dragging and dropping the element name brings all root and child attributes into the symbol.
    2. Dragging and dropping an attribute category name brings only the root level attributes.
    3. Drilling into a root level attribute to display its children and then dragging and dropping the root level attribute name will only bring this attribute but not its children.
    The behavior should be consistent. I this case, the user would prefer…

    1 vote

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  14. Copied text box keeps moving up and down if we try to change the text in it

    Once a text box is copied and pasted and the user tries to edit/change the text in it, the text box jumps across the display as the user is typing. The user then has to manually drag it back to the desired location. Not sure if this was only with the specific customer I was assisting or if the issue is more widespread.

    1 vote

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  15. Allow to move a tag or an AF attribute from one symbol to another

    This feature was existing in PI Coresight.
    For exemple, Taking a value displayed on a trend, drag and drop it to an other symbol (ie. a table) to change the way it is represented

    1 vote

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  16. Automatically adding Start Time and End Time to the PI Vision URL

    Allow adding the timestamp automatically into the PI Vision link. The scenario is if you open any PI vision page and zoom into the timeframe which you required then the timestamp range which zoomed in should be automatically added up in the PI Vision link instead of adding the start time and end time parameter in the PI Vision URL.
    This will help the process engineers to identify the issue at a particular point of time and send that link directly to others without any manual intervention.

    6 votes

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  17. PI Vision fix the width of a display

    I know there is an auto fix button. Some of the display we make we intend to have to scroll down. We would like a button to autofit the width on different displays

    2 votes

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  18. Show future data values at end time of display

    PI Vision shows future tag values at the start time of a display when the display is in the future rather than showing the value at the end time as is done with displays in the past or at current time. This behavior is unintuitive and confusing to users.

    6 votes

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  19. Create folders by dragging a display on top of another display

    Add the ability to create folders by dragging and dropping displays on top of one another. Think of creating folders in iOS. R/O access should be set from the root folder.

    3 votes

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  20. add PREV and NEXT buttons next to asset swap

    add next and previous button to load assets on a display instead of having to use drop down to cycle through them

    9 votes

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