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  1. Download page should be easier to access

    It's rather convoluted to get to the downloads page. It would be much more user friendly if we could get there in fewer clicks. For example, other software companies have their download page accessible in 2 clicks.

    3 votes

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  2. Permit users to have different access levels at different sites

    Currently the Admin from one company site can add a user from a different company site at a lower level, and the level is propagated across all sites. The user may be an admin at Site A, but if added as a Super user at Site B, the admin level access at Site A is downgraded. Unfortunately since there is only one Global access level per user, this user must either be Admin everywhere or Super User.

    Ideally each user needs access levels for each site.

    3 votes

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  3. Include the Article Number in the KCS name

    Include the Article Number in the KCS name. Referring to the KCS articles by their long titles can be confusing. Much easier to reference a KCS number or KB number.

    3 votes

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  4. Filing an EA Tech Support case for a specific site

    Since EA software licenses are managed on the EA virtual site, they are losing the ability to track cases filed against products as well as a site or sites. They would like to be able to track these items against both, as well as filter against both.

    3 votes

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  5. Make the pop-up screen for uploading the MSF file for license generation larger or include a scroll down button

    When generating a PI license file on the customer portal, a pop-up screen is presented for uploading the MSF file. When the pop-up screen opens it cuts off before you see where to upload the MSF file. Include a scroll function on the side bar so customers can expand the pop-up screen and see where to upload the MSF file or make the pop screen larger.

    3 votes

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  6. Admin action distributed to multiple admins

    My sites typically have multiple admins, who are responsible for adding / removing / updating user lists. It would be great if there was a way to queue or distribute admin actions for a site across all the admins for that site. Example, a new user calls technical support and a case is opened for an admin to add them as a user, it would be great if that was shared across the admins and not specific to one admin, as that admin may not be available.

    3 votes

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  7. Add hyperlink to "case link" on emails on TS cases.

    When a customer gets an email related to a support case, there is a case link in the email, however that case link is not a hyperlink and the customer needs to copy and paste it into a browser. It would be nice if this was a hyperlink to direct the customer to the case page of the customer portal.

    3 votes

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  8. Provide more information in Customer quotes for services and related expenses

    The quotes provided for T&L related to onsite services are too generic. It is difficult to tell the difference among a set of quotes which leads to confusion when matching POs against them. It would also be helpful to have more information on the quote to justify the PO.

    3 votes

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  9. Add a space between the first name and last name in the description of migrated cases

    In migrated cases, the description appears as:
    Note: This case has been opened by the following person - KennethBarber

    There should be a space between the first name and the last name.

    3 votes

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  10. Easy access to quotes.

    I have to submit POs before I can download the quote shown in the window. Can this be more intuitive?

    3 votes

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  11. Quickly add fellow admins for many, many sites

    I administrate many sites. I need a way to quickly add a fellow admin that matches my own view and access.

    3 votes

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  12. Consistent version naming of PI programs

    PI Interfaces, PI Connectors, and other PI programs that are infrequently updated (e.g. PI Interface Configuration Utility, PI Diagnostics, Machine Signature File Generator) currently use the #.#.#.# version naming convention, while the other PI programs are named after the year, release number, and service pack number (e.g. 2017 R2 SP1).

    My suggestion is to reserve the #.#.#.# format for internal use and only expose the customer to the "year R# SP#" format, which is easier to read, recite, and remember compared to the #.#.#.# format.

    3 votes

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  13. Allow attachments in blog posts

    The closest thing to an attachment that blog posts have is the ability to upload a single featured photo. The current workaround is to attach the attachment in a comment on the blog post or upload the file to the cloud and link to it. Attachments are especially important for blog posts that center around sharing some useful file(s) (e.g. scripts, spreadsheets). Please allow us to add attachments to blog posts.

    2 votes

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  14. Wrap long blog post titles

    Currently, if you are viewing a blog post that has a long title, the part of the title that does not fit on the title line will be replaced with "…". Instead, please wrap the part that does not fit onto a new line. Blog post titles have a character limit, so you don't need to worry about a title spanning too many lines.

    An example of a blog post with a long title:
    https://pisquare.osisoft.com/s/Blog-Detail/a8r1I000000GvmiQAC/general-guidance-when-updating-a-manual-data-entry-custom-symbol-for-pi-vision-2

    2 votes

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  15. Be able to add alt text to images

    This is important for users that rely on screen readers. Alt text not only allows these users to experience the image through its description, but it also hides the description from those that can clearly see the image.

    The old PI Square had good support for alt text. Please add support for alt text to the new PI Square.

    2 votes

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  16. Notify users when they receive a message

    Notification upon receipt of a message has been standard since at least the says of raising a flag on a mailbox, but PI Square doesn't do this. You need to either look at the "Recent Messages" section of your profile or click on your picture in the top right corner and go to "My Messages".

    Within PI Square, please notify users when they receive a message from someone.

    2 votes

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  17. Remove the exclamation mark beside your rank on the Topics leaderboard

    On the page of any topic (topics are listed here: https://pisquare.osisoft.com/s/topiccatalog), you can see your rank at the bottom of the leaderboard in the format "Your rank: 51!".

    This can trip up the math and computer science nerds, who will initially read "51!" as "51 factorial" and then realize that the "!" just signifies excitement. To the less nerdy, the "!" doesn't add much value, so overall, the "!" hurts more than it helps. For greater clarity, please remove the "!".

    2 votes

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  18. Notify users when someone replies to their comment

    So far, I've gotten notifications whenever someone mentions me or whenever someone comments on one of my questions, whether the comment is directly in response to the question or a reply to another comment.

    However, I don't get a notification when someone replies to my comment on someone else's question without mentioning me. Please send a notification in this case. It is better to slightly over-notify than to slightly under-notify, since it is much faster to dismiss an unimportant notification than to check whether a particular post has been replied to or not.

    Also, if such a comment mentions me,…

    2 votes

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  19. Be able to view who liked a blog post

    You can view who upvoted a reply to a question or liked a comment on a blog post, but you cannot view who liked a blog post.

    In the first 2 cases, the upvote/like counter is separate from the button that lets you upvote/like, and you can click on the counter to view who upvoted/liked the reply/comment.

    However, for blog posts, the like counter is part of the like button. Please separate the like counter from the like button so that we can click on the like counter to view who liked a blog post. This will also make the…

    2 votes

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  20. Be able to mention people with @ in blog posts

    The @ mentions currently work only in comments but not in blog posts. Please make them work in blog posts as well.

    2 votes

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