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  1. Add a type casting function or operator

    The INI files would be shorter and more readable if the PI Connector for UFL had a type casting function or operator.

    For example, if you are incrementing a Counter variable (type Int32) for each data line, and your tag names are Tag1, Tag2, etc., you currently cannot simply save data to "Tag" & Counter. You must assign Counter to CounterString (type String), and then save data to "Tag" & CounterString.

    This could be simplified to "Tag" & CAST(Counter, "String") or "Tag" & (String)Counter. A type casting function or operator would avoid the intermediate variable while still making it clear…

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  2. Use a consistent language-region separator for Locale

    Currently, the language-region separator in the Locale choices can be any of "-" (hyphen-minus), "–" (en dash), or ":" (colon). For consistency, please use only 1 separator.

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  3. Use the most recently used Locale as the default

    The default Locale is currently "English - United States" for all new data sources. Please consider using "English - United States" as the default Locale only for the 1st data source, and using the most recently used Locale as the default for all subsequent data sources. This saves the user from repetitive Locale configuration.

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  4. "13,10 OR 10" New Line default

    Currently, there is no default entry for New Line. The user can use any characters as line delimiters, but the Windows and Unix new lines would, by far, be the most common. Please make the default New Line "13,10 OR 10" to save most users the trouble of configuring the New Line.

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  5. Make CONCAT take an arbitrary number of arguments

    Currently, CONCAT only takes 2 arguments, so you need to nest multiple CONCAT (or just use the & operator) if you want to concatenate multiple strings. This can be avoided if CONCAT could take any number of strings as arguments.

    In general, users expect associative functions to take an arbitrary number of arguments.

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  6. Branson Welders

    I am interested in a Branson Welders Connector.

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  7. PI Connector for SPPS

    Develop a connector for SPPS

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  8. PI Connector for Yokogawa Exaquantum Batch

    Develop a connector for Yokogawa Exaquantum Batch

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  9. PI Connector for Ex-passport ABB

    Develop a connector for Ex-passport ABB

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  10. PI Connector for GE MARK 5 and MARK 6

    Develop a connector for GE MARK 5 and MARK 6

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  11. PI Connector for GreenButton

    Develop a connector for GreenButton

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  12. PI Connector for IFS ERP

    Develop a connector for IFS ERP

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  13. PI Connector for INGENU Intellect

    Develop a connector for INGENU Intellect

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  14. PI Connector for PTC ThingWorx

    Develop a connector for PTC ThingWorx

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  15. PI Connector for Rockwell (APM/AF Sync Connector)

    Develop a connector for Rockwell (APM/AF Sync Connector)

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  16. PI Connector for Camstar - MES

    Develop a connector for Camstar - MES

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  17. PI Connector for CDF (Military Vehicles)

    Develop a connector for CDF (Military Vehicles)

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  18. PI Connector for Factory Talk PLC's

    Develop a connector for Factory Talk PLC's

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  19. PI Connector for Hitachi Micro Sigma

    Develop a connector for Hitachi Micro Sigma

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  20. PI Connector for Honeywell TDC 3000

    Develop a connector for Honeywell TDC 3000

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