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  1. Allow editing of Vision display start time and end time together..

    It would be great if Vision display start time and end time could be configured together. Whenever I change start/end time of a trend, PI Vision immediately requests for data from PIDA even though I haven't finished entering the start/end times.

    For example I have a trend with last 8 hours of data. Then I want to check data back in January 2010. When I enter 1-Jan-2010 into the start time field and click on end time field to set the end time of the trend to 1-feb-2010, PIVision already fires a query to PI Data Archive before I have…

    6 votes

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  2. Mass copy PI Vision displays between folders

    It would be helpful to mass copy PI Vision displays between folders for different projects. Otherwise, we have to copy one display at a time.
    Obviously, the tags will need reconnected for the copied displays but the value of copy/paste with the display structure will save a lot of time.

    5 votes

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  3. Zoom in on a trend under 1 second

    The trend zoom is good functionality to specify time range to show but we cannot select under one second, it means the maximum time range for a trend is 1 sec. Please enhance this zoom functionality to point under 1 second.

    4 votes

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  4. Give PI Vision the ability to set a display to be the default page

    Right now this can be only done through HTTP redirection and Osisoft does not officially support this as this can be handled by a third party resource

    4 votes

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  5. Overwrite a display in different folder

    In PI Vision - if I use the 'Save As' function to save a display from Folder A to Folder B and that display name already exists in the destination folder - I should be given the option to overwrite the target display if I am the owner of both displays. I think having the warning message 'display already exists' is helpful, however, I should be able to proceed with the overwrite/save.

    If want to stage an update to a display in a limited access folder before copying the update to a public folder I am unable to do so…

    4 votes

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  6. collection filter attribute value - failure?

    I want to show all assets in a collection which have the same template and a certain range of the value of a attribute. The selection filter does not work properly!
    The attribute is linked to a PI-tag. When there is no tag linked for certain assets in the template the value 9999 is defined. In the collection I want to filter all with = 9999 so I select attribute < 9999 butno filtering is done. I have tried several similar queries without effect

    4 votes

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  7. PI Vision display search should return results from subfolders

    With the PI Vision display search bar, the filter will only search among displays that can already be seen in as display thumbnails.

    Searching "within a selected folder" should also include results from any child folders as these are a sub-sets of the parent folder.

    The current behavior where you must already be looking at a display thumbnail to be able to find it is un-intuitive and makes folders a less useful organizing feature

    User Guide:
    Create folders
    https://docs.osisoft.com/bundle/pi-vision/page/create-folders.html
    Search for an existing display
    https://docs.osisoft.com/bundle/pi-vision/page/search-for-an-existing-display.html

    3 votes

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  8. Symbols made with PI Extensibility show up as blue boxes in thumbnails

    When on the PI Vision home page, displays that use custom symbols show blue boxes on their thumbnails.

    3 votes

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  9. Have a fixed start time and a dynamic end time in displays

    I have set up several displays showing a process. I want to see the graph of different attributes showing a fixed start time and the end time should be actual time and updated all 5 seconds.
    At the moment it is:
    Start Time is based on the time interval i set.
    How i would like to have it:
    Start time is a fixed date and time. the interval that is shown will scale up automatically because the end time is set as *

    3 votes

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  10. Retrieve all symbols used in a PI Vision display

    Would like the functionality to retrieve a list of all symbols used in each PI Vision display or across all displays in the Vision database. This function would be performed either within PI Vision, via the Display Utility or using a Script.

    Additionally, information on what Data Items (PI Points/Attributes) are used in each Vision Symbol could be included.

    Output could be saved as a report.

    Possible use cases:

    • Troubleshooting PI Vision displays
    • Minimizing the use of expensive symbols to improve performance.
    • Evaluating use of custom symbols. Identify those that are not used or only used once and see if…
    3 votes

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  11. Make PI Vision Display backup feature optional or customisable within Migration Utility

    Make PI Vision Display backup feature optional or customizable within Migration Utility
    Currently the backup feature is hard coded and everytime we migrate displays, errors get logged in DB.  As we don't have access to perform such backups on external system, such feature should be optional and/or customisable.

    3 votes

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  12. Ability to Click on Text Rather than ">" to see what is in a folder

    Any other program where I navigate in folders, I can click on the folder name to see the sub-folders inside. In PI Vision, the ">" symbol has to be clicked. I have had to remind people multiple times in site training to click the > and not the name. Is there any way to set it up where clicking the name and clicking the ">" have the same result?

    2 votes

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  13. Restrict permissions to add keywords in PI Vision

    Restrict permissions to add keywords in PI Vision only for users with Write permissions in the display.

    2 votes

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  14. Add additional columns to the PI Vision Display Utility to provide additional display information

    Sometimes, when migrating displays using the PI Vision Display Utility, there are displays with the same name from the same user. It would be helpful to have additional display information to help determine which displays to migrate.

    2 votes

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  15. We should be able to see both the PI tag a tag description on a PI Vision display.

    I am only able to toggle between the tag name and the tag description. I would like it if we had the tag on one axis and the description on the other axis like it is in ProcessBook.

    2 votes

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  16. Provide a checkbox for auto resize

    I would like a checkbox on the top of the display when editing to select auto display resize, a lot of times i forget to click resize before saving and of course then it doesn't do it

    2 votes

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  17. Ability to add a display to favorites from within the display

    Right now, the ability to mark a page as a favorite must be done from the page directory/search. If you are linked to a page or just in a page and want to make it a favorite, you must go to the home page of vision, find that page in the directory, and mark it as favorite there. It would make sense to have an element in the title bar of a page to be able to mark it as a favorite while viewing the display.

    2 votes

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  18. auto resize of display

    Display should auto resize while being developed

    2 votes

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  19. Tool to list AF Identities that all displays have been shared with

    Provide a native tool to list the AF Identities that each shared display has been shared with. This is useful to ensure that intended user access settings are not lost upon setting up a PI Vision server, mapping users to AF identities, and setting up User Access Levels.

    2 votes

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  20. For the error messages displayed, it can be made a bit more explanative

    In the PIVISION display, when errors like attribute not found are recived, it becomes difficult to point out what the error exactly means or is reffering to which attribute.

    If there could more information like attribute name, or path or some more description which make troubleshooting more easier

    2 votes

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