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  1. PI Manual Logger Web-Notify when another user in the group is entering data

    Our users had mentioned they would like to be notified when other users are entering data for the same tour so they would not have to enter the data and they would also like to see the data that they entered on the Web.

    7 votes
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  2. Ability for tour to have multiple tiers of approval

    As an administrator, I would like for PI ML to have the ability to create a multi-tier approval workflow so that manually entered data needs to be approved by one or more levels up the hierarchy before data is stored in the data archive?

    7 votes
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  3. 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.

    6 votes
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  4. Multi-Level Hierarchy in PIML Web Grid View

    In PIML Windows Desktop, administrators can configure a Tree View with an arbitrary number of nested groups.  However in PIML Web, the grid view only shows tags at the top level.  Ideally, the Tree View structure created in Desktop would be mirrored to PIML Web's Grid View.

    6 votes
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  5. Avoid Data Entry for Existing Event in PI Manual Logger

    Currently, PI Manual Logger can only determine the value and timestamp of a tag in the current tour run. There should be an option which checks the existing events in the data archive and only allow new data entry for a tag at a new timestamp. The previous recorded events should remain unchanged. In the current PIML setting, the new value will replace the previous value.

    5 votes
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  6. Sort Digital State List

    As an operator, I would like the ability to be able to sort/organize the digital states list in Manual Logger/for manual entry. This is helpful for tags that have 100+ digital states. This is available in PI ML PC, but not PI ML Web.

    Sorting/Organizing can include:
    A to Z
    Z to A
    Autocomplete

    5 votes
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  7. Customize Error Borders in PI Manual Logger Web

    We have a sheet of about 103+ data points we record through manual logger twice a day, so grid view is essential. In grid view our operators have a hard time seeing the thin yellow error border in the Limits column. It would be nice if there was a way to customize the thickness and color of the error borders so they could easily see when something is a limit violation.

    5 votes
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  8. Option to cache values based on time range instead of # of Values

    Currently when configuring how many cached values to store in the PIML Windows SQL database, you select a "Number of Values".  It would be nice if you could select a time range (e.g. 'The last 7 days') to preserve cached values as well.

    This would mean that trend previews in PIML Web have a consistent time scale, so that users do not have to constantly re-orient themselves to each trend's time range.

    5 votes
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  9. Add support for an English-GB (Great Britain) Language in PIML Web

    In most English-speaking countries, dates are formatted with the day coming first, and the month coming second.  It would be nice if there was an English-Great Britain language option in PIML Web so that dates could be rendered in this format.

    5 votes
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  10. Add support for tour option 'Barcode, if assigned, must be scanned or manually entered before data entry is allowed'

    In PIML Mobile 2012, it can be required that users scan or enter a barcode for any tag or tag group that has a barcode association before they can access the Data Entry window. This features is not currently present in PIML Web, so users that require this feature are unable to migrate from PIML Mobile to PIML Web.

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  11. Allow Tag Group Level Comment Tag to record all comments associated with tags in the same group

    In PI Manual Logger Web->Tag Group Configuration, a Comment Tag can be created.

    If, for example, comments were made for all of the tags in the same tag group, the user would like to see all of the comment strings in the same tag group level tag.

    4 votes
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  12. Indicate how much localStorage space has been consumed by PI Manual Logger Web

    PI Manual Logger Web stores tour definitions and tour run data in the browser's localStorage for offline collection. This localStorage in the browser has finite space per domain. It would be useful as an administrator or operator to see an indicator in PI Manual Logger Web as to how much localStorage space the tours are taking up, to know when capacity is nearly full.

    4 votes
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  13. EF Attribute Data Entry Grid

    Provide a way to enter data for Event Frame Attributes in a grid, similar to the Batch Datasheet control in PI ProcessBook.

    4 votes
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  14. DEFAULT Timestamp for Tour so Users wont get asked for it

    Would be nice if we could set for default a TimeStamp on PI manual logger and once it's set we could hide it from the user so they wont get asked again and again to enter it.

    3 votes
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  15. Correct existing values

    Our customers are often asking for a way to manually correct the existing data. They expect to have a table view of all archived values with timestamps during a certain period of time with capability to change the value and enter a comment.

    3 votes
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  16. Manual data entry to a PI Tag with validation for future data

    Manual data entry to a PI Tag with validation for future data. We want to implement a 'No Touch' policy for a start/end time (duration) where power plants cannot go for maintenance due to peak load requirements. While Excel and Manual Data Logger, SMT/AF comes to mind, it would be great if Coresight becomes the source for the data entry. More clean, validation (ensure end data is in the future) and one URL instead of multiple files floating around for a team authorized to enter this data.

    3 votes
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  17. PI Manual Logger App

    Business feels its easier to use PI ML as an app rather than webpage.

    2 votes
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  18. Prefill the Digital tag item in PI Manual Logger with the default value

    Provide ability to have a default value for any tag, even digital state tags. For example, if the Digital state options are OK or NOT OK for an asset. Always prefill the tour with OK.

    2 votes
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  19. Update PI Manual Logger Web dynamically as soon as it is saved.

    Option to erase the input values and the trend of preview of values must update dynamically as soon as you press save in PI Manual Logger Web.

    2 votes
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  20. Change descriptions according to the language in PI Manual Logger Web

    Possibility to change the UOM, Timestamp and the limits (HiHi) according columns according to the language in PI Manual Logger Web.

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