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  1. Event Details: Allow scale configuration

    We are using EventFrames to catch Alarm states. Therefore we compare measurements to Limits we created in AF. Unfortunately in the PI Coresight EventFrames Display the trend always configures its y-axis automatically. So all the Limits are on the same line and you can not easily see which Limit raised the alarm or how the measurement value changed between the limits during the EventFrame. It would be nice if the y-axis would be scalable manually (single scale, multi-scale, etc).

    66 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Events (EF)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Search for tags by tag attributes (tag advanced search)

    Be able to search for tags by their tag attributes (point source, location 1, uom, etc.)

    66 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Trend Stacking

    Ability to stack the trend ranges one on top of another within a single trend.

    63 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Authoring Displays  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Share PI Vision displays with AD users and groups

    Be able to share PI Vision displays with AD users and groups, not only with AF Identities.

    62 votes
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  5. Events table: search for event frames by asset root path (including all descendants)

    It would be useful to be able to configure the events table symbol in PI Vision to search for all event frames that reference elements below a certain root. This would allow you to see all EFs related to a certain branch of your AF hierarchy very quickly.

    61 votes
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  6. Replay Time / Playback Time

    Be able to go back in history and "replay" what happened while looking at a display.

    Also potentially integrate this with event frames, i.e. the ability to replay what happened leading up to an event, during event, and after an event.

    61 votes
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  7. Gauge: Radial Gauge to show direction and magnitude

    Show wind direction and wind speed in a compass like radial gauge.

    60 votes
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  8. Add Custom Graphics / Images to Graphic Library

    Have the ability to 'extend' the Graphic Library provided in PI Vision with additional graphic symbols / images / stencils.

    58 votes
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  9. Array Values in PI Vision

    It would be nice to have a possibility to Display AF Array Attribute Values within PI Vision. At the Moment we try to Display the results of a SQL table lookup with one or more results in PI Vision. Due to the dynamic amount of results, it is not possible to use one Attribut per result.

    57 votes
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  10. Configure the Color Theme for the PI Vision Chrome

    User Story: As an administrator, I would like to configure the color theme used for the PI Vision Chrome SO THAT I can make the application fit within my company’s look and feel.

    57 votes
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  11. Show descriptions in tooltip

    In PI CoreSight 2014, when working with a raw Tag or attribute, one could hover over the tag and the description would appear in the tooltip. I loved that functionality. However, in the upgrade, this functionality is lost.

    Please reinstate it for the next patch or upgrade.

    56 votes
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  12. Gauge: Support Zones / Scale Ranges

    Support zone configuration on gauges so that the user has an indication of whether the attribute is in a good or bad state. 

    If an attribute has limits defined for it in PI AF (LO, LOLO, HI, HIHI), the gauge should default to the limits by default.

    56 votes
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  13. Tool to list all PI Tags and AF Attributes mapped to any display

    Right now I get errors in Event Viewer on my Vision server saying "Server is not available".  The server it mentions is our Dev server, which means somehow a tag or attribute got to Prod without being converted.  But the error doesn't tell me the tag or the display.  So I have no way of troubleshooting this without individually checking each and every display or spending all my time digging through the SQL to figure out where all the config information is hidden.

    The other use case is: if as a PI admin I want to change the name of…

    54 votes
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  14. Wrap text option in text object

    Wrap text option on text block.

    54 votes
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  15. Print a trend as a report

    Be able to print a trend and use it as a report. Include printing / saving to PDF. Consider changing colors on the trend to make it look nice when printed to a white paper.

    54 votes
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  16. Replicate the Pi Table functionality previously available in Pi WebParts

    The Pi Table Web Part provided the ability to easily create powerful displays that included Pi Data and relational in a single Element Relative display. For example, you could create a view of an asset's current status, and combine that with defects and work orders.

    53 votes
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  17. Unit of Measure (UOM) setting per user

    As a PI Vision user I want to be able to switch the units of measure on my displays between Metric and Imperial so I can see data in units I expect. Adding support for AF UOM groups would allow the user to make this choice.

    50 votes
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  18. Font

    Can we have the option to select the font used in PI Vision? (Arial, Calibri, Tahoma, etc)?

    49 votes
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  19. Search Graphics Library

    Be able to search the graphics library by keywords rather than having to try to guess which of the many folders a certain graphic is in.

    49 votes
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  20. Allow configuration of data update rate on a per display basis

    As a display creator or PI Vision administrator, I would like to be able to set the tag and/or Event Frame update rate on a display-by-display basis.

    49 votes
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