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  1. Option to Pin side pane so it is always visible (To always see folders)

    Add the ability to pin the side pane (that shows the folders where displays are sorted) so it is visible when any PI Vision display is open. It would make navigating from one page to the next easier. Right now, an extra click is needed to go back to the "home page" where that side pane is visible and the next display can be chosen.

    1 vote

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  2. Configure link opening preferences per user

    As a user, I would like to be able to choose whether the links I click in PI Vision displays open in the same tab or in a new tab/page. Currently, the link opening preferences are set on the display level.

    2 votes

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  3. point search

    Move or lock page control for tag Search results to a location at top or bottom of search pane. When searching for tags and large number of results returned the page control is at the bottom of the pane. You have to scroll down to see how many results or pages of results. If locked at the top of the search pane or visible at the bottom of the search pane, it would make search tool more user friendly. Putting description (+ value + UOM) of selected tag at top or bottom with the page info would also be an…

    1 vote

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  5. PI trends precision to be dynamic with the timeframe

    When displaying a year of data from a PI point that logs data every 5 seconds, PI Visions reads all 6 million points and displays them even if it's not useful to have that precision considering that on a year trend, we won't see much of the seconds changes.
    PI Vision should retrieve the PI tags in a "smart" way depending on the timeframe to be able to be more responsive and much faster! This will allow us to display 10 pi tags in the same trend over 2 years without the performance issues we have today.
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    5 votes

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  6. Lock symbols to specific AF Elem rootpaths to enable multiple contexts on one single display

    Currently you can set a Navigation Link setting the "current asset as root", where a certain AF Element (process line) is used to provide AF context for all symbols on the display.

    But I might need to see on the same display information from equipment's of different nature (and Elem Templates) and of course rootpath.

    The idea here is to be able to create Navigation links that will feed context to different collections of symbols on the same display rather than having to create different displays per type of equipment. Basically I want to be able to manage different contexts…

    5 votes

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  7. Click and Drag to Pan the PI Vision main application window

    For large dashboards, users often want to zoom into particular sections and then have the ability to easily pan up/down/left/right. Request is for the ability to click/drag to "grab" the display to pan in any direction (similar to what was available in Processbook, or Adobe PDF files).

    You can currently go up/down with the mouse wheel. Perhaps if you just enable the keyboard arrows to do panning?

    7 votes

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  8. Rearrange PI Vision Folders

    Currently, you cannot rearrange PI Vision Folders. Adding the ability to drag and drop folders to restructure the hierarchy would be much more efficient than having to create a new structure and then move all displays into new folders.

    12 votes

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  9. Display Navigation Link Box

    It would be useful to have the option to create a scrollable menu within displays that can be used to add navigation links. Many users of PI Vision utilize Navigation Links, but these require an association with a distinct object in the display. In situations where many navigation links are desired, a wall of text boxes is not visually appealing and it would be helpful if these text boxes could be grouped together into a scrollable item in the display (similar to data collections that exceed the symbol area).

    3 votes

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  10. Hide Custom symbol

    Our need is to hide some symbols from the side menubar, but they must keep working in the displays where they already exist.
    They should be hidden for some users and not for others.

    1 vote

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  11. Start and end date

    Please make it possible to use the same date format as in Processbook. F.e. being able to enter "+7d"/"+5m"/"+1mo" etc etc at the end time section instead of being limited to use prefixed options.
    Make it so as in other PI applications.

    2 votes

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  12. The option to shift the time context by a specified amount instead of just the time displayed

    Currently when pressing the left and right arrows in the time bar there is only the option of shifting to the immediately preceding or next interval specified by the duration in the time bar. Users would like to be able to maintain the interval length but have the option to specify how far to shift.

    For example, if a user is currently viewing a display over a time range from 8AM to 4PM of the current day, 8h specified in the time bar, then they would like to be able to press the left arrow and shift back 24 hours…

    5 votes

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  13. Asset comparison table - add navigation links for each row

    Customer would like to be able to clic over a row on the Asset comparison table, and dynamically update some objects on the dashboard, just like PI Webparts Tree View used to work.

    1 vote

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  14. Support Link to ServiceNow in PI Vision Header

    In PI Vision 2019 we added a link in the header. This allows our customers to report any issues with a display through our ServiceNow ticketing system. With the PI Vision 2019 SP1 this option has disappeared. Instead of adding the link to each display, we could have one link at the top making it simple.

    4 votes

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  15. PI Vision 12hr interval time range

    PI Vision default search time range, that are available (1h, 8h, 1d, 1w, 1mon) do not offer a 12 hour search option. As this is mining standard shift length, it would be very convenient and helpful to have the 12h time range option as default.

    8 votes

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  16. Custom names for the databases in PI Vision

    If there are several AF Servers that have Databases with the same name.

    In PI Vision these databases show up with the same name and in order to differentiate between them, we need to hover over them with the mouse to see the tooltip which shows the full path.

    We would like the Databases to show up in PI Vision with a custom name or with the full path.

    1 vote

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  17. 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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  18. PI Vision Integration with Seeq

    Support native integration between PI Vision and Seeq, to enable a single point of entry into both tools.

    9 votes

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  19. 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.

    7 votes

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  20. 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.

    56 votes

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