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  1. Allow the import folder to be changed without re-importing displays

    Allow administrators to update the Folder attribute to an import folder.

    Customer Issue: If the name of a file server is changed or the path to a share is modified, then the import folder must be re-added through import folder management and the displays must be re-imported.

    Workaround: If the name of the fileserver is changed, a DNS alias can be used to point to the new location.

    Note: This was previously Enhancement 117010.

    13 votes

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  2. Increase Number of Values that Can be Exported

    In PI Vision, only 3,600 values can be exported from a display as CSV and XML. It would be great to be able to increase this limit.

    12 votes

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  3. Extra Formatting Options for Asset Comparison Table

    Addition of more formatting options for Asset Comparison Table. Currently, values of all attribute are positioned at the right side of table and cannot be changed.

    12 votes

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  4. Adding / Configuring the Marker Size/Format in XY Plot

    Adding / Configuring the Marker Size/Format in XY Plot.
    Having a lot of markers in the XY plot the point cloud gets unusable because of Marker Size is to big
    So either definition of own smaller Marker ( hair cross - single pixel ...) or an option to change marker size would Help

    12 votes

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  5. Sankey Diagram for Visualizing Flow

    Support Sankey diagrams for visualizing the flow of energy (and other utilities).  Useful for Energy Management visualization.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sankey_diagram

    12 votes

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  6. Load Duration Curve (LDC) in PIVision symbol

    Symbols in PIVision for displaying load duration curves based on PItags.

    I have created two PI vision symbols for LDC with using extensibility. (I have modified the xy-plot symbol).
    The first one creates LDCs for each series dropped on to chart. Different periods are set using the custom dates feature.

    The second one creates LDCs for the same PItag where the periods of data is given by a PItag (ie the Pitag holds maintenance dates).

    I will provide my code to OSIsoft on request.

    Wikipedia gives this definition of LDC: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Load_duration_curve
    Search Duration Curve on google for more results.

    12 votes

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  7. Exporting table symbols directly (as it is) to Microsoft Excel or Word

    Having a table symbol in pi vision, the customer would like to export that table directly (as it is) to Microsoft Excel or Word rather than using Export data.

    12 votes

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  8. Golden Batch / Comparing current event values

    We can visually compare current events and Golden Batch with the 'Pinned' on PI Vision 2017.

    I believe it would be interesting to compare current attribute values and Golden Batch values.

    For instance, for an active event, when the current temperature value differs more than 10% of the Golden Batch temperature value, a visual alarm will be displayed, a notification is received...

    12 votes

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  9. 12 votes

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  10. Display a PI Vision page embedded within PI System Explorer

    We have found PI System Explorer to be excellent at navigating through PI Tags, Document/Manual hyperlinks and general metadata about assets (serial numbers etc).

    If it was possible to embed a PI Vision or PI Processbook page on a dedicated tab (Where General, Child Elements, Attributes, Ports, Analyses etc are) it would leverage visual tools within the asset framework, and allow for a true enterprise tool to monitor assets and projects.

    12 votes

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  11. query string parameter to disable zoom

    similar to ?mode=kiosk except ?disablezoom. Sometimes zoom is not wanting on displays.

    12 votes

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  12. Replace values with Drag and Drop - Previous Functionality Lost

    The previous version of Coresight allowed users to choose a new asset from the asset tree and drag it onto the screen to either add new values, or replace the previous values. This was very beneficial, however the 2016 version does not provide this option it appears.

    Can we get that functionality back? I'd like to pull a new asset from the left and be prompted to either replace values or add it to the existing screen. Thank you!

    12 votes

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  13. Search for attributes by value

    Add the ability to search by an attribute's or PI Point's value, not only configuration data. Value searching should work for all types of values: float, integer, string or enumeration value.

    Note: This was previously Enhancement 109138.

    12 votes

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  14. Symbol Properties: Set exact symbol size in pixels

    Ability to size symbols by pixels. In other words, we can manually define the size of the symbols by entering height/length and width properties.

    11 votes

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  15. Improved filtering options in PI Vision Display Utility

    In addition to being able to filter and sort by display name and owner, several other fields might be considered as well. For example, date last accessed, date last modified, and date created. These fields would be useful to include in case a user wanted to manage/remove only displays that are no longer used. I'm certain there are plenty of other categories to include that would make Vision Display Utility even more robust and user-friendly, especially when making changes in bulk.

    11 votes

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  16. Faster Login Experience on Mobile Devices

    Be able to login to PI Vision on a mobile device quickly (in less than 5 seconds) SO THAT it’s easier to get access to the displays he needs to view quickly and on the go.  

    Ideally, not having to type in a password every time by leveraging your mobile device's native authentication mechanisms (ex: TouchID/FaceID on Apple iOS) and/or persisting credentials on the mobile device and protecting with a pin number like other banking mobile apps do.   Or another approach ...

    11 votes

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  17. PI Manual Logger Web: Floating Headers

    In grid view, it would be helpful to have floating headers that scrolled down with the page as you enter data. The problem is that when you scroll down, you lose sight of what each column is and it would improve the experience if the column headers could follow. This functionality would be similar to Excel's Freeze Panes function.

    11 votes

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    Thank you very much for sharing your feedback. After evaluating it further, we have decided to decline this item, due to other high priority engineering needs across the PI System. Thank you for your feedback, and know that we are listening and reviewing every item that gets submitted!

  18. Collection Criteria: Filter by Table Lookup Attribute

    Collection Criteria: Attribute Value

    Current functionality allows to set collection criteria based on an AF Attribute value. However, this functionality does not work if the attribute uses the “Table Lookup” data reference.

    Having this functionality available would increase scalability and flexibility.

    11 votes

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  19. Provide option to add multiple tabs in a PI Vision Display

    As a PI Display Author I want to have the option to create different tabs in a Display. Each tab could have different content in the same Display ID. This would allow us to use the limited space of a web page.
    setttings like search selected element and so on should be set for all tabs as it is for the display.

    11 votes

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  20. Easier multistating of grouped symbols

    As a PI Vision display creator, I would like to be able to easily multistate objects after I have grouped them together. This way all of the objects can have the same conditions for multistating (e.g. multiple adjacent sections of piping in a process diagram, or multiple adjacent electrical components in an electrical diagram).

    Currently, it is necessary to individually configure the same exact mulitstating behavior on each separate symbol in the group.

    11 votes

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