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  1. Allow ?Asset= to use all the derived templates under a base template as correct matches

    Attempting to use the parameters reference to reuse a display using the ?Asset= approach.

    All my assets at one level are based on the the same template with a couple of them derived from that template.

    This approach seems to require the template to be an exact match and not derived from the same template - is that the case?

    It would be far more useful to me if I could build one display based on the "building dashboard" template and then use it on that template and all derived templates as they will have the same "base" attributes.

    Yes…

    14 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Integration / URL Parameters  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    COMPLETED  ·  Alicia Coppock responded

    Enhancements to the Asset= parameter in PI Vision 2017 allow for the use of assets from derived templates of a PI Vision display. In addition, PI Vision 2017 R2 introduced the ability to configure the asset template, asset category or asset name filter used for the asset selector on a display.

  2. 13 votes
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    6 comments  ·  User Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Gauge: Shading Start Value

    As a display author, I would like to configure where the shading of the gauge/bar starts (min, max, target, or a custom value) so that I can easily track the value's deviation from a certain target.

    13 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Symbols  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Specify a ProcessBook display using its name in the URL

    Description: Customers would like to be able to directly access their ProcessBook displays in PI Coresight using a format that is not based on the internal display ID of the display. There are two known use cases for this. One is the case where a display is migrated through development and QA systems prior to going to the final production system. In this case, they would like to keep the same URL (or be able to predictably generate a URL) to access the display regardless of which state it is in. Another use case is for creating button links to…

    13 votes
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    1 comment  ·  ProcessBook Viewer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    COMPLETED  ·  Tom LeBay responded

    This feature is available starting in PI Coresight 2015. Please see details on how to format the URL string in the PI Coresight Installation and Administration Guide.

  5. Multi-state color palette

    I would like to be able to select custom HTML colors for Multi-state elements. The current color grid seems like it's locked down to 16 pre-determined colors.

    12 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Look & Feel / Styling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Gauge: Support many different types of gauges

    Support several (~5-10) different types of good looking gauges within the application that have a variety of different visual treatments.

    12 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Symbols  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    COMPLETED  ·  Tom LeBay responded

    A configurable radial gauge will be included in PI Coresight 2016 R2. The gauge allows the configuration of pointer style, gauge angle, scale, multi-state, and color configuration.

    Thank you for providing your feedback and helping us add the features you want to PI Coresight.
    The PI Coresight Development Team.

  7. Zoom in PI ProcessBook ad hoc trends

    When clicking on a symbol of an imported PI ProcessBook display it opens an ad hoc trend in PI Vision.

    We would like to be able to zoom on that ad hoc trend

    11 votes
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    1 comment  ·  ProcessBook Viewer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Imported Processbook Display, Allow option for Scale-Range when open pop-up trend by clicking on Value Symbol

    Currently on imported PB display, when clicking on Value Symbol, a pop-up trend will use Auto-Range to set the scale of the trend. I would like to have an the option to use 'Database' setting. 

    10 votes
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    4 comments  ·  User Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. 10 votes
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    1 comment  ·  User Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    COMPLETED  ·  Tom LeBay responded

    A number of configuration enhancements are included in PI Coresight 2016 R2. These enhancements include:
    - Set the min/max scale range for bar and radial gauges
    - Set the Y scale on a per data item basis on trends
    - Set the color, thickness, and line style for a trace line
    - Control the list order of data items in the legend
    - Set the foreground and background color for the trend

  10. Change display sharing options for displays in a folder

    If a display is in a folder, the list of identities with which the display can be shared will include all identities. However, the customer do not want to see all the Identities, only want to find all identities that the current user is a member of.

    9 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    In PI Vision 2019, only users with write access to a folder will see the sharing option for that folder. The list of identities shown for sharing will be the identities that the user is a member of in addition to the identities that the folder has already been shared with.

    For additional information on PI Vision 2019 check out the release announcement here: https://customers.osisoft.com/s/knowledgearticle?knowledgeArticleUrl=kA01I0000007AdxSAE

  11. Gauge scale visibility

    As a display author, I would like to configure the visibility (show/hide) of scales on horizontal and vertical gauge symbols.

    9 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Authoring Displays  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Hide trace

    Provide a user with the ability to hide a trace on trends. Basically the user can click on the trend legend (or a check box in the legend table - see other enhancement request) to show/hide the trace.

    This functionality exists within process book, so basically replicate the same functionality in Coresight.

    9 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Symbols  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    COMPLETED  ·  Tom LeBay responded

    Traces can be hidden by right-clicking on the trace in the legend and choosing ‘Hide Trace’. This functionality was added in the 2016 version.

  13. Pop Up Trend from any symbol

    Support seeing a pop up trend from any data symbol on a display from a double click/tap on the symbol (or other UI mechanism like right click context menu).

    9 votes
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  14. Align Symbols and Objects on a Display

    Be able to align multiple objects on a display for top, middle, bottom, left, middle, right. Similar to PowerPoint.

    8 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Authoring Displays  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. PI Vision trend dynamic scales with attribute values

    PI Vision trend should have dynamic scales according with the attribute values (limits).

    7 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Authoring Displays  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Support 'Apply Time Range' and other event actions from the Events Table

    As a PI Vision user, I want to be able to right-click on an Event in the Events Table and select Apply Time Range to update the time range of the Editor display. Adding this functionality would be consistent with the Events Search pane, where this option already exists.

    The other events pane options should also be possible from events table:
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    7 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Events (EF)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Gauge Symbols with configurable areas

    Dear developers,

    we are really missing the gauges as visualization element. It would be good to have them again in the next Version. Similar to the multistate Symbol it would be good to be able defining what is the Minimum and Maximum area.

    Best regards Kerstin Voss

    7 votes
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  18. Table: Improvements

    Be able to put symbols inside of table rows.

    Highlight table rows on mouse-over.

    Drive other content on the page when a table row is selected. (connected symbols)

    7 votes
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  19. Trend Scale Range:  Top / Bottom Based on AF Attribute or calculation

    Would like the ability to set the trend scale based on an AF Attribute since different products, equipment, lines etc might have different operating parameters.

    It would also be nice to be able to base the scale on a calculation, i.e. (AFAttributeUpperLimit + 5%)

    6 votes
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    0 comments  ·  AF Integration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    AF attributes can be used for scale limits in PI Vision. This can be done using the Minimum and Maximum limit attribute traits in AF.

    If these are set and the trend is configured to use database settings then these values will be used as the minimum and maximum scale values.

    For more information on attribute limit traits please see: https://livelibrary.osisoft.com/LiveLibrary/content/en/server-v11/GUID-0D32012F-7520-4555-8086-FBC6286FC50A

  20. Option to disable warning pop-up for trusted third-party sites

    Add the option to whitelist certain domains from triggering the third-party warning pop-up. This could also be handled per session by end-users ("Remember my choice") instead of adding domains to a whitelist.

    Current version of PI Vision has the dialog box hardcoded to trigger if a navigation link is not a link to another display.

    6 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    In PI Vision 2019, this behavior has been changed so that there is no longer a pop-up warning when navigating to an external site. Instead the mouse cursor will change to indicate when a symbol is configured with a navigation link and a tooltip will show the navigation link URL.

    For additional information on PI Vision 2019 check out the release announcement here: https://customers.osisoft.com/s/knowledgearticle?knowledgeArticleUrl=kA01I0000007AdxSAE

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