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  1. SQC (Statistical Quality Control) Symbol

    Support for a dynamic symbol to display SQC data.

    Note: This was previously Enhancement 119439.

    242 votes
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    22 comments  ·  Symbols  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We are planning to implement this functionality in PI Vision, however, it has not yet been planned for a specific release. This is a high priority symbol for us based on the overwhelming feedback and we are evaluating where we can place this on the product roadmap.

  2. Ad-hoc trend with multiple selected attributes

    Build trend with multiple traces based on a display data (for instance, from a table). PI Vision user should be able to select multiple items on the table and then trend them on a single ad-hoc trend to compare. The ad-hoc trend should appear in a pop-up window (which you can move) in the same browser tab and the user should be able to switch between the main screen and the ah-hoc trend window to drag and drop more attributes from tables and value symbols on the screen. It's very important to see both ad-hoc trend and the main display…

    205 votes
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    27 comments  ·  Ad Hoc Analysis  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Support multiple time ranges for trends on a display

    Have the ability to support multiple time ranges for trends on a display.  For example a trend might be configured as showing the last 8 hours, another one as the last 7 days, and another one the last month.

    205 votes
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    12 comments  ·  Ad Hoc Analysis  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Trend: Multiple Trend Cursors

    As a process engineer, it is helpful to see values at several points of interest on a trend at the same time.

    188 votes
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    12 comments  ·  Ad Hoc Analysis  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We are currently working on providing the ability to add multiple cursors to a trend for the PI Vision 2019 release.

    UPDATE: It will be possible to add multiple cursors to trends on displays as well as popup trends and to the trend in the new ad hoc workspace that is being introduced in PI Vision 2019.

  5. Allow the PI Vision Display Utility to export the configuration to a file and import from a file

    The current (2017) version of the PI Vision Display Utility requires both environments (source & target) to be connected. There is a need to be able to export and import those displays between systems that are not connected.
    If not exported to a file, it could, for example, use PI Web API to use the REST endpoint to export the display configuration and vice-versa.

    169 votes
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    20 comments  ·  Sharing & Collaboration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    PLANNED  ·  Alicia Coppock responded

    The export of displays to a file so that they can be imported to another PI Vision server is planned for the PI Vision 4.x release.

  6. Print a display as a report

    Be able to print a display to be used as a 'report'. Include printing / saving as a .pdf. Consider an option to print the colors so it looks good on white paper.

    155 votes
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    15 comments  ·  Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Support renaming of AF elements and attributes

    PI Coresight does not support the renaming of AF elements or attributes or the movement of them within the hierarchy. After renaming or moving these objects, symbols referencing them will show No Data in PI Coresight.

    153 votes
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    9 comments  ·  AF Integration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Create on the fly calculations

    Be able to create "on the fly" calculations similar to PI ProcessBook datasets.

    150 votes
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    20 comments  ·  Analytics / Calculations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Integrate PI Manual Logger into PI Vision

    PI Manual Logger is a product in need of a major upgrade. The web interface is a step in the right direction. Integration into Vision would be a big plus and give very good convergence between the two technologies.

    139 votes
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    RESEARCHING / EVALUATING  ·  3 comments  ·  Manual Data Entry  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Snap to grid

    Wish there was a snap-to-grid option

    132 votes
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    19 comments  ·  Display Management / Displays Page  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Convert ProcessBook display to PI Vision display

    Can we have a tool to convert ProcessBook display to native PI Vision display? So we can leverage the full features of PI Vision displays,.

    130 votes
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    20 comments  ·  ProcessBook Viewer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We’d like to learn more about your adoption and use of PI Vision and understand what we can do to help. Your feedback will help us determine what we should work on next.

    If you have a few minutes please consider taking this quick survey:
    https://osisoft.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_a8yRPKQnRmdldTn

    Thanks for your feedback!

    The PI ProcessBook to PI Vision migration tool is still in development for the upcoming release of PI Vision 2019 and is on track for Q2 2019. This tool will allow you to analyze your ProcessBook displays ahead of the migration to assess which displays are ready to migrate and which displays may need to be evaluated prior to migration.

  12. View Display Usage

    Administrators would like to have a way to know how often a display is used on a display management page.

    125 votes
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    11 comments  ·  Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Manually Enter Data for Attribute/Tag

    Be able to manually enter data into an AF element attribute or a PI tag from a PI Vision display.

    124 votes
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    15 comments  ·  Manual Data Entry  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Table: Event Comparison Table

    Be able to compare attributes from multiple similar events against each other in a table.

    User Story: As a process engineer, Lalit wants to compare attributes from similar events to one another in a table and sort by the columns of the table SO THAT he can use the attribute values to compare the events to one another.

    115 votes
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    15 comments  ·  Symbols  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Font Size

    Can we have the option to specify font size for all symbols? There is currently no way to set font size in tables, bar chart/gauge, scale values in trends, etc.

    111 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Look & Feel / Styling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Font size configuration on all PI Vision symbols is planned for the PI Vision 4.x release. Control over additional font styling is still under consideration for a future release.

  16. Bar chart and stacked bar chart

    I have summarized energy data for kWh consumption by day for buildings and plant that is written at specific end of shift day week points.

    I'd like to be able to have this display as a stacked bar where the various plant consumption components are shown as a proportion of the bar and the height of the bar is the sum of the components.

    Classic stacked bar chart.

    104 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Symbols  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Allow sharing a display with edit permission

    As a display creator, I want to give other users edit permission on the display so we can collaborate in creating the display and so that other users from my team can make needed changes when I'm not available.

    92 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Sharing & Collaboration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Role-based edit permissions on displays is in development for the PI Vision 4.x release. This will allow you to give multiple users permissions to edit the same display.

  18. Add descriptions to trends

    Be able to view the tag/attribute descriptions on the bottom of the trend the same way that you are able to in ProcessBook. For those of us with large DB, it is very important to have this functionality.

    92 votes
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    6 comments  ·  User Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Multiple y Axis

    Currently ProcessBook and coresight trend only provide one Y axis.
    We would to have 2 Y axis to plot different parameter for an asset. Example: Flow parameters can be plotted on Y axis on the left and temperature can be plotted on Y axis on the right"

    Each trend in trend group must have one horizontal (X axis) and two vertical axis (Left Y and right Y). Users should be able to assign a tag plot to either of the Y axis in trend

    88 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Authoring Displays  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Wrap text in PI Vision table

    Wrap long string values (word wrap) in a table so the entire text can appear on the display.

    86 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Symbols  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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