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  1. Add display pane to navigate through available displays

    Add a navigation pane to the display (similar to Assets, Events, and Graphics Library) for Display Navigation, to allow users to easily navigate to a different display.

    1 vote
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  2. Have dynamic links that are AF attributes redirect the current display instead of opening new tab

    Currently, a "dynamic" links on PI Vision displays are Asset Framework attributes using StringBuilder that are displayed using a value symbol. When the symbol is clicked, a new tab is opened.

    Having the display redirect in the same tab would be more ideal.

    5 votes
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  3. A “Popular Displays” section

    Where users select “All Displays”, “Favorites”, etc, add a list item for “Popular Displays“. Whereas the parameters for what is considered “popular“ can be configured. Users should only be able to see Displays that they have access to.

    4 votes
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  4. Sort Displays

    Ability to sort displays in any order i want (dragging and dropping would be the preferred method)

    2 votes
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  5. Navigate to parent of selected element

    In a collection you can use 'Set asset context' to open a new display and show data regarding the selected child element.
    But when you want to use a link\button to navigate back to the previous display you cannot use this functionality. Because it will use in the current (the child) element instead of the parent. When you don't use 'Set asset context' it will open the correct display, but the selected element will be the one used when the display is last saved.

    Notes:
    - The option to open displays in a new tab of the browser is not…

    14 votes
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  6. Navigation by batch numbers

    Preference to be able to move trend screens etc by batch number / events rather that time periods

    1 vote
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  7. Lock the time range on a display

    It would be helpful in some use cases to be able to lock the time range on displays, so that clicking through the time bar or clicking or touching a trend does not adjust the time range.

    One particular use case this would be helpful for is when operators are using tablets to view displays while in the field. In these cases, it would be easy to accidentally swipe on a trend and change the time range for the display, which may lead to the operator reading old data by mistake and making adjustments to the process based on data…

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  8. Dynamic Hyperlink - In PI Vision, when adding a navigation link, configure the hyperlink address based on an Attribute Value from the target

    TR2.a Dynamic Hyperlink

    In PI Vision, when adding a navigation link, configure the hyperlink address based on an Attribute Value from the target element.

    TR2.b Collection of Dynamic Hyperlinks

    Given a target AF Element, generate a collection of dynamic hyperlinks in PI Vision. The dynamic hyperlinks shall be generated based on children elements of the target for given criteria (i.e. element template or element category). Each dynamic hyperlink address shall be configured based on the value of a specific AF Attribute value. This attribute shall be the same for all the generated hyperlinks. (for more information on Dynamic Hyperlink, see…

    24 votes
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  9. Allow Symbols to be Excluded from Asset Switching

    Excluding certain symbols from asset switching would allow displays to be authored with symbols that are "locked" -- meaning they will show the same data regardless of display asset context. This would allow displays to be used for drill-in navigation, while maintaining some top-level context data. It would also allow navigation buttons to be "locked" so that the button's target asset context will never be changed.

    15 votes
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  10. Being able to change the Asset drop-down from a navigation link in a PI Vision display

    I would like to be able to change the Asset drop-down from a navigation link in a PI Vision display ( in other words to change the configuration of the Context Switching for a display) so that I can reuse an existing display and point it to different search roots with a different asset drop-down.

    6 votes
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  11. Lock Folder view in place in PI Vision

    Once you click on a display in the folder, the folder view goes away. What we would like to see, is that the folder view is kept on screen.

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  12. Better control of what is shown in Switch Asset List

    When designing displays I would like to control how much of an element's path is shown in the Switch Asset dropdown. I've found myself in the situation described by this thread too many times: https://pisquare.osisoft.com/thread/34664-asset-framework-naming-for-pi-vision

    I would like to be able to control how much of the path is displayed in the name of each asset, for example like the "Data item length" slider available in the PI DataLink search dialog.

    In the PISquare thread above the asset (RTU) can only be identified by including part of the path (Station1\RTU).

    70 votes
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  13. Dropdown Menus for AF Elements / Assets

    Have the ability to configure a display with drop downs whose values map different process areas in the AF hierarchy and build the screen dynamically from this. 

    Useful for users that are not as tech savvy.

    8 votes
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  14. Allow hierarchy of displays

    Please make the element selection box include more of the hierarchy as it currently precludes calling something generic like "pump". This naming adequately describes something in a heierarchy when you use the hierarchy to determine the position in the plant / asset hierarchy.

    4 votes
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  15. The Assets Tool Pane should automatically browse to the current asset context of the display

    As PI Vision user, I would like the Assets Tool Pane to automatically browse to the current asset context of the display. This will be helpful when I am viewing an existing display and would like to add a related data item to the display for comparison with the existing data items.

    7 votes
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  16. Search Graphics Library

    Be able to search the graphics library by keywords rather than having to try to guess which of the many folders a certain graphic is in.

    33 votes
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  17. Open hyperlink in new tab by ctrl+click left mouse button

    It would be great to open displays in a new tab by pressing ctrl+click ("strg"+"left mouse button") independent of what is set in the hyperlink option. Users want to decide by themselves whether to open a new tab or not.

    8 votes
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  18. Additional options for the timebar time-range : "calender week", "calender month", "manual entry",...

    I would like to have more options in the PI-Vision timebar for the time range (see attached screenshot). The possibility of a manual time range entry would be greate. And additional options like "calendar week", "calendar month" and "calendar year" would be a great feature. So it would be possible e.g. to switch exactly from one calendar month to the next independent of how many days the months have.

    9 votes
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  19. Hierarchical intelligence when building and navigating a dashboard set

    a.      The concept of a hierarchy of dashboards, starting in a root dashboard as landing page, which closely follows the applicable AF tree

    b.      Filtering available dashboards, based on a particular template, according to the current position in the AF tree

    c.      Automatic listing as thumbnails of all available child dashboards, according to the current position in the AF tree (alternatively, a navigation tree to the left of the dashboard body.)

    d.      Give gauges and traces a drill-down/drill-through feature with hierarchical sense. Currently, drill down and drill through must be manually concocted by overlaying a text block.

    9 votes
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