How can we improve PI Vision?

Much richer dashboard look and feel properties to tune

a.      The canvas colour cannot be changed through a user-friendly control. The 2016 R2 version requires fiddling with the CSS in order to change canvas colour. Or, one must resort to overlaying a filled rectangle. Not elegant, on both accounts.

b.      Various font sizes, types and colours cannot be changed. Only trace color and style can be changed in PI Coresight 2016. However, the text in the trace side bar cannot be adjusted.

c.      The text blocks change text size based upon block size and cannot be independently changed.

d.      Better graphic element layout helpers (like snap, grid, group, even layers)

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JPBarnard shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
COMPLETED  ·  AdminRyan McErlean (Product Manager, OSIsoft) responded  · 

Some items in this request have been completed, and others are in separate items so that we can track them individually.

The ability to set the canvas color was added in PI Vision 2017.

The ability to set specific font size in most areas was added in PI Vision 2017 R2. The following items exists to track the request to set font size in additional areas:
https://feedback.osisoft.com/forums/320517-pi-vision/suggestions/17403484-font-size

The request to set font type is being tracked in:
https://feedback.osisoft.com/forums/320517-pi-vision/suggestions/32968831-font

Snap to grid is being tracked in this item:
https://feedback.osisoft.com/forums/320517-pi-vision/suggestions/18692935-snap-to-grid

Smart guides for aligning symbols is being tracked in this item:
https://feedback.osisoft.com/forums/320517-pi-vision/suggestions/12353523-smart-guides-for-aligning-objects

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  • Seth Sauder commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Hi JP,
    Thank you for the feedback. Nearly all of these are on the development team's radar. Canvas color and grouping symbols are already completed and will be available in PI Vision 2017, which will be released in the next couple weeks. Text size and snap-to-grid are being targeted for the 2017 R2 release.

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