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  1. Multistate: Play sound when state changes

    We would like to be able to have a sound play as part of a multistate. Ex: on an upper limit we may want it to play a sound as an audible alarm.

    54 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.

    52 votes

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  3. 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.

    48 votes

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  4. Allow auditing of PI Vision display changes

    As a PI Vision administrator, it would be useful to be able to track and audit changes (creation, edits, deletion) to PI Vision displays.

    48 votes

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  5. Export event frame data to CSV from event details and comparison displays

    From the event details or event comparison displays in PI Vision, it would be useful to export event frame data (including attributes and values) to CSV/XML.

    48 votes

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    7 comments  ·  Event Comparison Displays  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Event Comparison: Freehand zoom on event frame overlay

    It is currently possible to zoom in on event frame comparison using child event frames, but you cannot zoom in into an arbitrary location on a trend by dragging the mouse cursor.

    48 votes

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  7. 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.

    48 votes

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  8. 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).

    47 votes

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  9. Hide data when attributes don't exist for dissimilar assets

    Assets and machines are never quite the same. Be able to swap the asset/element context (may be different template) and if the selected asset doesn't have certain data available on the display or if it is marked as excluded, don't show it on the display rather than an error message.

    This should apply to collections in addition to individual symbols.

    47 votes

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    5 comments  ·  AF Integration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Event Frame in time line form

    To have a new symbol, which has the similar function as Event Table. Instead of table symbol, hopefully we can have bar chart kind of symbol instead, as shown in the attached pic. It will much cleaner that way and let user have a better view of the events happened for the past shift.

    45 votes

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  11. Event Gantt Symbol

    Create a gantt chart symbol that is able to visualize events (event frames) on a process display.

    45 votes

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  12. Have dynamic links that are AF attributes redirect the current display instead of opening new tab

    Currently, a "dynamic" links on PI Vision displays are Asset Framework attributes using StringBuilder that are displayed using a value symbol. When the symbol is clicked, a new tab is opened.

    Having the display redirect in the same tab would be more ideal.

    44 votes

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  13. Add description to search results

    Show description information in the search results when searching for PI tags and AF attributes.

    Just showing the Tag Name is not helpful on sites with large volumes of complexly named tags. Descriptions are shown in a tooltip when hovering over search results however description information needs to be more prominent.

    44 votes

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  14. Easily choose between AF attribute name and actual PI tag name

    When creating a display using attributes (i.e. - Agitator Speed), I would like to be able to easily toggle between the name and the actual tag ID. I have access to PI System Explorer, so I can go and find it, but my end users do not and in some instances would like to display the actual tag and not the attribute name.

    44 votes

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    8 comments  ·  Display Management / Displays Page  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Add favorite displays on PI Vision mobile site

    Enhancement Request: Allow all PI Vision users, phone/tablet/desktop, to access and set Favorite displays.

    Customer Issue: The mobile site allows you to pull up recently viewed displays and search for displays, but you do not have direct access to your favorite displays marked on the desktop/tablet Home page.

    Note: This was previously Enhancement 113856.

    44 votes

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  16. TABLE: Allow Asset Comparison table to be transposed

    In the paper industry, there are fewer assets at a site, but those assets tend to have many attributes (e.g., there may only be 3 paper machines, but each has 100 attributes of interest). It would be helpful if the Asset Comparison table in PI Vision could be transposed so that asset names were Column headings and attribute names were rows.
    For example, instead  of a table with 5 rows and 100 columns (that can't be seen all at once on one display page), it would be better to have four columns of assets names with 100 rows of values,…

    43 votes

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  17. Provide coding capabilities just like VBA in processbook

    Provide coding capabilities just like VBA in processbook

    43 votes

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  18. Trend: Add Dynamic Search Criteria

    Allow dynamic search criteria to be added to a trend so that it can dynamically display data from assets based on the specified search criteria (attribute values, attribute name, attribute category, etc).

    41 votes

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  19. Visualize Questionable Flag

    The visualisation of the questionable flag on trends. We map ‘suspect’ SCADA quality to the questionable flag, and it is very useful visualising this on trends as it indicates an issue, and the data on the trend can be held in question

    41 votes

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  20. 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.

    41 votes

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