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  1. I know this has most likely been brought up before, but i'd like to see the option to change the new Pi tag created name in the window

    I know this has most likely been brought up before, but i'd like to see the option to change the new Pi tag created name in the window that pops up after clicking Map, new Attribute. I don't need the %ID% added to the point name.

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  2. PSE tables Cache Interval needs to allow date /timestamp for cache interval

    Enhancement Request for PSE tables "Cache Interval" to allow a date/timestamp/offset to be entered for the cache interval.

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  3. PI System Explorer Git

    As a user I NEED a more user friendly approach to saving various versions of my databases inside of AF. Currently every change requires a manual export xml which we have to save with the current date. Then we use a word document to track those changes. It is an antiquated practice. Allowing git button to be tied to a GitHub account would allow for versions to be directly exported with an attached comment to manage the change. Doing all of this in one step would be a lifesaver. This would be a comparable user experience to data scientist and…

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  4. Display AF Database ID in Database Properties

    The IDs of databases on the PI Asset Framework Server is only visible using the PI Web API, AF SDK or by making an attribute using a substitution parameter. It'd be far simpler to just have it displayed in Database properties like how the AF Server ID is displayed on the Server properties.

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  5. Addition of a filter in substitution parameters based on an attribute value

    It would be great to have a new filter in substitution parameters based on an attribute value.

    Example:.\Elements[@Template=EquipmentChild][@|Motor Type=Primary]|Attribute_B
    where "Motor Type" is an attribute of child element(s).

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  6. Enable Keyboard shortcut F5 to Refresh PSE Trend Displays

    Enable Keyboard shortcut F5 to Refresh PSE Trend Displays

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  7. Allow attribute templates to be referenced across different element templates using substitution parameters

    By allowing for attribute templates to be referenced across element templates allows for increased flexibility in build AF hierarchies without the need for duplicating attribute templates. .

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  8. Ability to create a list of frequently used Contacts for use in PI Notification

    The option for users to create a list of commonly used Contacts for use in PI Notifications subscribers would save the hassle of individually searching contacts each time members are added to a subscription. Additionally, using Contact Groups are too rigid because the desired subscribers can vary, depending on the Notification because you have to subscribe everybody in that group when that might not be necessary.

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  9. Child attributes should not be "included" if parent is "included"

    When a parent attribute template is excluded, but included at the element level, all child attributes are also included. It makes sense if a parent attribute is set to excluded all child attributes should also be set to excluded. However, if a parent attribute is set to "included", some child attributes may or may not be excluded. Instead of "including" them all, maybe they could remain excluded and the user can choose which to include.

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  10. Allow Table Link to be installed on AF Client

    Since it's already possible to import a table through an AF Client, it would be nice to be able to do the same for Table Links.

    Currently doing so results in an error: "Unable to link to external table: Unexpected Server Error". See KCS: "Unexpected Server Error" trying to link an AF table to a csv file

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  11. AF SDK vs claim authentication

    We currently have an issue with Docker based windows applications that we cannot enable windows authentication due to outdated AD architecture. Once suggestion is that we use claims based authentication, but this will only work for PI Web API and not AF SDK, correct. It will be good to enhance AF SDK to use claims like PI Web API.

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  12. Add an error message when applying UOM to string value type attribute

    When changing the value type to string of an attribute with an associated UOM, the following error is observed:

    "...cannot be changed to type 'String' because it has a unit of measure and 'String' does not support UOMs."

    When you have an existing string type attribute and add a UOM, the value type is automatically changed to a numerical type without warning. It would be helpful to include a similar message as the one mentioned previously.

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  13. Identities Starting pack

    It would be nice if out of the box you could get a few starting identities based on common security use cases.

    I.E.
    An Identity /  Only read, for end users
    An Identity for Consultants / Systems Integrators - That could administrate all but the security, so this could be an starting point to build an standard identity for new Consultants
    An identity for Edit all but Analytics - This could be an starting point for power users.

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  14. Ability to do Incremental PI AF tree export

    As a PI System Administrator, I need to do incremental exports each two days from my tree so we can track what has been changed between them periodically.

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  15. Improve selecting inputs for Formula DataReference with large number of attributes

    When an element has a large number of attributes defined (e.g. 400), then it is very difficult to select an attribute as an input to the Formula DataReference because the dropdown does not have a scroll bar.

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  16. Alphabetize Selections in drop downbox when creating filters in EF, etc.

    In PI System Explorer, when creating a filter for looking at Event Frames, in the dropdown box, the selection items aren’t sorted in alphabetic order.  It is an arduous task to review each of the selections to pick the one that you want. It would be nice if they were in alphabetical order, or if there was a search feature.

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  18. Expose whether or not an attribute template is overridden on the element in PI System Explorer

    When I override an attribute template on an element (for example, changed descriptions), it would be useful to see some sort of flag on the attribute in PSE to let me know that it’s no longer linked to the template

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  19. When calling PI Point data values using RelativeTime, the timestamp should show the time of that value not the time of the call.

    When calling PI Point data values using RelativeTime, the timestamp should show the time of that value not the time of the call. In PI Server 2012 the time of the value was shown when using the RelativeTime call from PI System Explorer. In the PI Asset Framework 2017 R2 the time stamp shows the current time and not the time of the value the attribute is displaying.

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  20. AF external table cache

    We have some central tables which we want to be accessible for all AF users like the central telephone directory (to add information about maintenance contacts for example). This table is quite big in a company with several thousands of employees and frequently requested in the future. Here it would be nice to have a central cache mechanism and not only a userspecific Client Cache mechanism.

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