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  1. Specify time range in EF table as tag

    I would like in the EF table not to specify the exact time as Time Range but also to choose the tag so that it would depend on its value

    2 votes
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  2. Remove x-axis scale values from XY Plot

    When we make an XY Plot small, the scaling for the x-axis overlays on top of the trend. We'd like a way to make the values of the scale invisible.

    1 vote
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  3. PI Manual Logger: Support for Multiple PI Servers/Collectives

    Support for multiple PI Data Archives/Collectives for one instance of PI Manual Logger.

    3 votes
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  4. 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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  5. 4 votes
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  6. Add new element to group without ungrouping

    It is not possible to add a new element to a group already defined without ungrouping it and then grouping all elements together.

    4 votes
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  7. 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.

    37 votes
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  8. PI Vision has no hierarchy widget so representing AF hierarchy is very difficult

    PI Vision should have a hierarchical widget like many other products that would allow you to display AF hierarchy or load a hierarchy from XML.
    Displaying a tree in a table is a tedious and visually unappealing option for users.

    3 votes
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  9. Detailed Display Statistics

    Provide detailed display statistics so that displays can display content can be analyzed. For example, this information can be used to evaluate display quality.

    3 votes
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  10. Composite Batch Overlays

    Ability to select a series of good batches to create a composite trend profiles for with avg, +/- 1 and 2 standard deviations for the composite group.

    Ability to plot individual currently running batches against the composites so you can see how current batches are performing vs. the best historical batches.

    Similar to how PI ProcessTemplates used to work.

    2 votes
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  11. 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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  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.

    16 votes
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  13. PI Vision Digital State change attribute as plain text

    PI Vision Digital State simply do no show a long path and you can't see the full path of an assign attribute.

    Otherwise, it is better to change the attribute as plain text, Isn't good change an attribute as drag and drop from AF as provided

    1 vote
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  14. Change data item manually

    Several times is hard to navigate through PI AF structure to change a assigned attribute and it is easier to change the data item path manually as plain text rather than be required to use search.

    1 vote
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  15. 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.

    6 votes
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  16. PI Vision folder access

    Customers would like to fully controll access to folders and sub-folders without having administrator access to the entire PI Vision server.

    Multiple organization specific folders with their own "administrators"
    Theese folder-admins can take ownership and modify displays in their folder but no other folders.

    At the moment only administrators and the owner can change owner on displays.

    2 votes
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  17. 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…

    20 votes
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  18. PI Vision install kit should prompt to set app pools users

    The PI Vision install kit should allow the user running the installation to set the users that the application pools (PIVisionAdminAppPool, PIVisionServiceAppPool, PIVisionUtilityAppPool) run as.

    Particularly when upgrading to PI Vision 2019, a new app pool is created but by default it will run as Network Service, which may not be the desired account or the same account that the other app pools are running as.

    1 vote
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  19. 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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  20. Have displays automatically inherit folder permissions

    As a PI Vision admin, I would like displays to automatically inherit the permissions of their parent folder so that permissions are set automatically when users save displays to the appropriate folder.

    Currently permissions for folders and displays are not tied together but they can be propagated manually using the 'Propagate permissions' checkbox in the Folder Settings dialog.

    8 votes
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