PI Vision

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  1. 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.

    46 votes
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  2. 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.

    45 votes
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  3. Zoom Out and Revert Trends

    Currently no easy way to zoom out of trends. Please add the refresh (revert) button and if possible + and - buttons available in ProcessBook trends

    41 votes
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  4. Export Data Supports Data Frequency

    As a process engineer, I would like to be able to control the data frequency (minute, hour, etc.) of how much data is exported for my time range rather than a fixed number of data points SO THAT the data that I export can actually be used for some analysis rather than data that is too sparse to be used.

    40 votes
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  5. 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.

    39 votes
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  6. Nesting collections

    It would be good if collections were essentially full-blown mini-displays, where you could group/ungroup objects and also include a collection inside another collection.

    39 votes
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  7. Add Custom Symbols / Stencils to Library

    Have the ability for a customer to author or 'extend' their own symbols / stencils and add them to a Symbol Library provided by OSIsoft.

    38 votes
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  8. 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…

    37 votes
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  9. 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.)

    37 votes
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  10. Have the ability to set Preferences / Default configuration options

    Like in PI ProcessBook you could use the Preferences section to set the default configuration options, you need a way to set it in PI Coresight.

    Maybe that could be part of the Administration page. There is a need to have the ability to set the default Trend symbol trace colors, default coloring of other symbols, default time bar time ranges (we should have the ability to define what choices we want to see as a company in the time bar selector), etc.

    36 votes
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  11. Event (EF) Plot / Batch SQC Plot

    Plot for Events (EFs) or Batches are on the x-axis and process value is on the Y axis.

    This might be another variant of a SQC Plot but based on batches/events (in time order) rather than strictly by time.

    36 votes
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  12. XY Plot: Asset / Event Comparison

    Be able to compare multiple assets against each other using an XY plot.

    User Story: As a process engineer, Lalit wants to compare data from multiple assets against each other on the same XY Plot SO THAT he can compare the performance of each asset’s production.

    Each asset’s data is shown in a different color.
    The production start time for each asset is captured by an event (EF).

    36 votes
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  13. 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.

    35 votes
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  14. PI Manual Logger Web should honor the Conditional Manual Data Entry (CMDE) settings in the tour definitions

    CMDE provides a cleaner method of skipping tags, as it does not rely on the user to manually skip data entry for the correct tags during each tour.

    35 votes
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  15. Log out capability

    We would like to change users often. Could we have a logout button or something similar?

    35 votes
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  16. Trending

    Trending Must Haves:

    I recently installed PI Vision here and I am getting feedback about the trending capabilities, or the lack there of. Please fix the following in the trends

    1. The ability to click on values on a page and create an Ad-Hoc Trend. This is another major need.

    2. Need to add descriptors to trends

    3. MUST BE ABLE to un-zoom in a trend and keep your current place in time. For example if I have a 24 hour trend and I scroll back 10 days and then zoom in, when I un-zoom I still want to be…

    33 votes
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  17. Font

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

    33 votes
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  18. 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.

    33 votes
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  19. Provide coding capabilities just like VBA in processbook

    Provide coding capabilities just like VBA in processbook

    33 votes
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  20. PI Vision Access Control Management

    There should be provision of granting access to PI Identities or PI users on  PI Vision using PI Vision admin webpage.

    32 votes
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