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  1. Increase the update rate of data in PI Vision displays

    As a PI Vision user I would like to be able to increase the update rate of PI Vision displays to less than 5 seconds and even sub-seconds so I can use it for trending.

    36 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Display Management / Displays Page  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. 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.

    35 votes
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  3. Provide coding capabilities just like VBA in processbook

    Provide coding capabilities just like VBA in processbook

    35 votes
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  4. 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.

    35 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Display Management / Displays Page  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. 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,…

    34 votes
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  6. 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.

    34 votes
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  7. Format DateTime or Timestamp Data types

    The current format for DateTime AF Attributes of Timestamp PI Tags is always MM-DD-YYYY hh:mm:ss

    Support options to customize the date format to user defined formats.

    34 votes
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  8. Event Gantt Symbol

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

    34 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.

    34 votes
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    2 comments  ·  AF Integration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. 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).

    33 votes
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  11. Tour Scheduling for PI Manual Logger

    In PI Manual Logger PC, you can set tours to run on a schedule.  This allows, you to set the tour run time as opposed to having the application round the tour run to the nearest hour.

    In PI Manual Logger Web, the tour scheduling configuration is not respected.  Add functionality for Tour Runs in PI Manual Logger Web follow periodic tour scheduling.

    33 votes
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  12. 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.

    32 votes
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  13. Allow bar graphs in trends

    Add bar graphs as an option for trends

    32 votes
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  14. Smart Guides for Aligning Objects

    "Smart" guides would be really helpful for lining up symbols when editing or creating a display. For example, similar to what PowerPoint has when you move an object around on a slide. It tells you when you're aligned with another object on the display.

    32 votes
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  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.

    32 votes
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  16. Add "Sequence of Events" Symbol Type

    Add a table symbol which consists of the following 3 columns:

    Tag Name
    Tag Value
    Tag Timestamp (default sort on this column, ascending order)

    This table would consist of a set of tags over a specified time range.

    The purpose of this "Sequence of Events" table is for users to analyze the root cause and order of events that took place for a set of equipment. Typically your symbols in PI Vision and the way Datalink works is that each tag is separated into a separate column or row. The key feature here is to merge the tags into one…

    31 votes
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  17. Aspect Ratio

    When adding an image I don't see any option to maintain the original images aspect ratio.

    31 votes
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  18. Layering functionality for PI Vision similar to that of ProcessBook

    PI Vision currently does not support any functionality for layers. It would nice to be able to create custom layers that could toggled on a single Vision display. ProcessBook currently has layering feature that is very useful for simplifying a complex display when not all of the information is necessary for every user.

    31 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Look & Feel / Styling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Default settings for users

    Dear developers,

    it would be good if each user would be able to define some default Settings for themselves, e.g. Background colours of Displays and colours used for elements. Most important would be the Definition of a default Multistate configuration, i.e. how many states should be divided, which colours should be used.

    Best regards, Kerstin Voss

    30 votes
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  20. Trend: Ability to multistate trace pen color

    As a PI Vision user, I want to be able to configure a trend's trace color to be conditional based on the trace value. Each section of the trace should be colored appropriately based on its value at that time. See attached image for example.

    29 votes
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