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  1. Removing Displays

    As an admin, I should be allowed to remove displays that other people created. I currently don't have that ability.

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    1 comment  ·  Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    If you are in the PI Vision Admins group, you will have permissions to delete any display. This can be done on the PI Vision home page by clicking on the gear icon to open the Display Settings dialog and choosing ‘Delete display’. If you’d like to delete displays in bulk, the PI Vision Display Utility can be used for this.

  2. Data set Export to Text File

    Add an export option to the new Migration tool to export an Datasets to a text file.

    1 vote
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    1 comment  ·  ProcessBook Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    The PI ProcessBook to PI Vision Migration Utility has an analysis report that has detailed information about each display that was analyzed, including information about data sets. This report can be filtered down to a list of data set equations contained in the analyzed displays.

  3. Change Column width in tables - PI Vision

    Adjust column widths in table

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    1 comment  ·  Symbols  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Not all publishers get folder modification access

    Although user is set up as publisher, does not get the ability to modify folders or move graphics to folders. Only the "Administrator" named user gets this capability.

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    0 comments  ·  Display Management / Displays Page  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    In order to modify folders or move displays to folders a user must have write access to that folder. It is only the root level (under Home) that can only be controlled by PI Vision administrators. Once an Admin creates root folders, they can assign write access to the appropriate AF identities and then the members of those identities will be able to modify the folders.

    Here’s some more information on folder permissions in case it is helpful: https://livelibrary.osisoft.com/LiveLibrary/content/en/vision-v2/GUID-947EDD0E-DC0B-40AC-A0C5-3E554E27E445

  5. Decimals Multi-State

    Multi-State should allow decimal numbers in the limits.

    2 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Display Management / Displays Page  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Trend Scale Range:  Top / Bottom Based on AF Attribute or calculation

    Would like the ability to set the trend scale based on an AF Attribute since different products, equipment, lines etc might have different operating parameters.

    It would also be nice to be able to base the scale on a calculation, i.e. (AFAttributeUpperLimit + 5%)

    6 votes
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    0 comments  ·  AF Integration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    AF attributes can be used for scale limits in PI Vision. This can be done using the Minimum and Maximum limit attribute traits in AF.

    If these are set and the trend is configured to use database settings then these values will be used as the minimum and maximum scale values.

    For more information on attribute limit traits please see: https://livelibrary.osisoft.com/LiveLibrary/content/en/server-v11/GUID-0D32012F-7520-4555-8086-FBC6286FC50A

  7. Administrator access

    administrator should have access to all displays

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    0 comments  ·  Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Change display sharing options for displays in a folder

    If a display is in a folder, the list of identities with which the display can be shared will include all identities. However, the customer do not want to see all the Identities, only want to find all identities that the current user is a member of.

    9 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    In PI Vision 2019, only users with write access to a folder will see the sharing option for that folder. The list of identities shown for sharing will be the identities that the user is a member of in addition to the identities that the folder has already been shared with.

    For additional information on PI Vision 2019 check out the release announcement here: https://customers.osisoft.com/s/knowledgearticle?knowledgeArticleUrl=kA01I0000007AdxSAE

  9. Imported Processbook Display, Allow option for Scale-Range when open pop-up trend by clicking on Value Symbol

    Currently on imported PB display, when clicking on Value Symbol, a pop-up trend will use Auto-Range to set the scale of the trend. I would like to have an the option to use 'Database' setting. 

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    4 comments  ·  User Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Alignment of values within an element

    Ability to left, centre and right align text so that when values change, they stay aligned with sibling elements. For instance, a value of 1,000psi going down to 0psi will align itself back to the left but it would be preferable to align to the right so that units line up.

    1 vote
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    0 comments  ·  Look & Feel / Styling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    COMPLETED  ·  Alicia Coppock responded

    PI Vision 2017 R2 introduced the ability to horizontally align the text within value symbols (left, center or right)

  11. Small scroll increment of trend time in PI Vision

    Need to be able to make smaller than 1 interval change on time scroll.  Example: if displaying 1H of data, user can scroll 1H increments.  I would like to scroll in 1H increments or 15 minute increments.  this help navigating to right time period.

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    0 comments  ·  User Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Scrolling time in small increments can be done if you mouse over the bottom portion of a trend. When doing this, your mouse cursor will change to a hand that can be used to drag the time range forward or backwards in time in small increments. The increment is determined by how far you drag. This functionality was introduced in the 2016 version.

  12. multiscale: fix scale manually

    Hello,

    When I switch to "multiple scale" there is no possibility to add the values per scale manually!

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    1 comment  ·  Display Management / Displays Page  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    COMPLETED  ·  Alicia Coppock responded

    In PI Vision, it’s possible to adjust the scale minimum and maximum values whether you’re using single or multiple scales. When multiple scales are enabled, you can see a unique scale for each trace on the trend. You can manually adjust the scale for each trace in the “Trace Options” within the Trend Format configuration pane.

  13. Option to disable warning pop-up for trusted third-party sites

    Add the option to whitelist certain domains from triggering the third-party warning pop-up. This could also be handled per session by end-users ("Remember my choice") instead of adding domains to a whitelist.

    Current version of PI Vision has the dialog box hardcoded to trigger if a navigation link is not a link to another display.

    6 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    In PI Vision 2019, this behavior has been changed so that there is no longer a pop-up warning when navigating to an external site. Instead the mouse cursor will change to indicate when a symbol is configured with a navigation link and a tooltip will show the navigation link URL.

    For additional information on PI Vision 2019 check out the release announcement here: https://customers.osisoft.com/s/knowledgearticle?knowledgeArticleUrl=kA01I0000007AdxSAE

  14. Make XY-Plot available for collections

    Most symbols can be dynamically organized into collections, which is very handy for comparing assets of different sites, where the number of assets vary.
    The XY-Plot does not support this function at the moment.

    31 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Symbols  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. PI Vision trend dynamic scales with attribute values

    PI Vision trend should have dynamic scales according with the attribute values (limits).

    6 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Authoring Displays  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    COMPLETED  ·  Victor Zhang responded

    This feature is available in PI Vision 2016 or later. It can be accomplished by leveraging dynamic AF attribute traits, which was introduced in PI Server 2016.

  16. Allow combining processbook and native PI Vision folders

    Allow combining ProcessBook folders and native Processbook folders (i.e procbook displays and native pi vision displays will reside in one folder); allow building hierarchies using both types of folders at the same time

    3 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Display Management / Displays Page  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    This is supported in PI Vision 2017 R2. Native PI Vision displays can be created in the same folder containing ProcessBook displays. Because the ProcessBook display folder structure is created and managed based on the Windows file system, ProcessBook displays cannot be moved within the PI Vision app, but PI Vision displays can be moved to ProcessBook folders from within the app.

  17. Allow a way to clean up the Display Management "To" list of users

    Customer has many more users appearing in the display management To list than the from list. He is wondering why being or having been a display owner at some is sufficient to remain in this list. Could there be a means to delete unneeded users from this "To" list?

    3 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    COMPLETED  ·  Victor Zhang responded

    You can use “User Settings” on the admin portal to remove a user from the drop-down list by clearing its settings. Please check out the functionality and let us know what you think. Thank you for your feedback!

    Victor Zhang
    OSIsoft | Technical Product Manager

  18. Trending

    Trending Must Haves:

    I recently installed PI Vision here and I am getting feedback about the trending capabilities, or the lack there of. Please fix the following in the trends


    1. The ability to click on values on a page and create an Ad-Hoc Trend. This is another major need.


    2. Need to add descriptors to trends


    3. MUST BE ABLE to un-zoom in a trend and keep your current place in time. For example if I have a 24 hour trend and I scroll back 10 days and then zoom in, when I un-zoom I still want to be back 10 days…

    34 votes
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    0 comments  ·  User Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    A few of the items mentioned in this request have been completed, and others are being tracked separately so I have closed this item. Please see links below to the related requests:

    1. This feature has been added in PI Vision 2019: https://feedback.osisoft.com/forums/320517-pi-vision/suggestions/19529974

    2. This request is being tracked by this item: https://feedback.osisoft.com/forums/320517-pi-vision/suggestions/19734682

    3. This is possible on trends in displays by undo-ing the trend zoom action with Ctrl+Z. Undo functionality was added to popup trends in PI Vision 2019: https://feedback.osisoft.com/forums/320517/suggestions/16052407

    4. This functionality has been added in PI Vision 2019: https://feedback.osisoft.com/forums/320517/suggestions/18710188

    5. This request is being tracked by this item: https://feedback.osisoft.com/forums/320517-pi-vision/suggestions/10622769

    6. This request is being tracked by this item: https://feedback.osisoft.com/forums/320517-pi-vision/suggestions/36381235

  19. Search by attribute or tag description

    When searching for attribute, it would be nice to search descriptions of attributes as well.

    4 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    The descriptions of AF attributes and PI Tags are searched when executing a search in PI Vision. To view the description of a search result, hover over the item and the description will be show in the tooltip. Showing the description of search item results in tooltips was added in the 2016 R2 version.

  20. Hover/Mouse Over ToolTip for Hyperlinks and Navigation Links

    As a PI Vision user, it would be helpful to have a ToolTip showing the hyperlink when a Navigation Link is added to an object or symbol. Right now, this only occurs with a Text symbol, but it would be helpful to have this for other symbols, such as a shape or image.

    52 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Symbols  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    In PI Vision 2019, navigation links are now more discoverable on a display. When hovering over a symbol with a navigation link, the mouse cursor will change to indicate that there is a link and the symbol’s tooltip will display the configured hyperlink.

    Navigating is now done using a single-click instead of a double-click for all symbols except for the trend, where a double-click is still required so that single-click trend interactions (trend cursor, highlighting a trace) are still possible.

    For additional information on PI Vision 2019 check out the release announcement here: https://customers.osisoft.com/s/knowledgearticle?knowledgeArticleUrl=kA01I0000007AdxSAE

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