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AVEVA™ PI System™ Feedback Portal

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We created this site to hear your enhancement ideas, suggestions and feedback about AVEVA products and services. All of the feedback you share here is monitored and reviewed by the AVEVA product managers.

To start, take a look at the ideas in the list below and VOTE for your favorite ideas submitted by other users. POST your own idea if it hasn’t been suggested yet. Include COMMENTS and share relevant business case details that will help our product team get more information on the suggestion. Please note that your ideas and comments are visible to all other users.


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Retain cell formatting after PI Builder "Retrieve" actions

When I use datalink, it will not overwrite my cell formatting like background color. When I use PI Builder to retrieve data, it overwrites all cell formatting. Can you please edit your PI Builder code to behave more like Datalink in regard to pres...
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / PI Builder 1 No Status

Add the "Enable Analyses when created from template" option to PI Builder

Would like to have the possibility to edit the option: Enable Analyses when created from template, for Analysis category in PI Builder.
Eduardo Miller over 1 year ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / PI Builder 0 No Status

PI Builder writing to Attributes that are Data References

PI Builder cannot write to Attributes that are Data References. It should be able to.
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / PI Builder 3 Declined

Additional Import/Export option for servers that do not have an Excel plugin

The excel plugin is very useful for making bulk edits and changes.  Unfortunately, all customers either do not have the excel software plugin or flat out do not allow the installation of excel on their machines thus eliminating the ability to...
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / PI Builder 2 Tell us more

Add Tag Import feature like old "PI Tag Configurator"

Add Tag Import feature like old "PI Tag Configurator":  PI Builder cannot import attributes of a list of tags pasted into the spreadsheet from another source like "PI Tag Configurator" could.  With PI Builder, if you have want to work on...
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / PI Builder 8 No Status

Analysis configuration on PI Builder

It would be nice to split the configuration string of an Analysis Rule along several Excel cells, for (i) better readability and (ii) avoid hitting the limit of characters on a single Excel cell (currently, 32,767 characters). It would be special...
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / PI Builder 0 No Status

Change behavior to retrieve contacts in bulk

In a large scale deployment, or in an undersized system retrieving AF Contacts, or accessing the subscription tab on a Notification Rule can be slow. A solution is of course to properly size the system or reduce the scale, however there is a compo...
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / PI Builder 1 No Status

More flexible search results for PI Builder

Allow users more selection of which columns to include in search results (before tag selection). Some customers may wish to reference tag metadata that cannot currently be displayed, including InstrumentTag and UserInt1. Note that this is not ref...
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / PI Builder 2 No Status

Enable the compatibility of PI Builder with Microsoft 365/O365

With the existing versions, the PI Builder plugin doesn't work with O365 in its full capability. It would be great to have the compatibility setup from PI Builder plugin with MS365.
Guest 8 months ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / PI Builder 0 No Status

Add the ability to upload raw data to the PI Data Archive

If PI Builder could upload raw data to PI, manual data entry would be greatly simplified. There are a few ways to enter data manually in PI, but each method has severe drawbacks: • Archive Editor in PI SMT Problems: hard to add data to multiple ...
Kenneth Barber almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / PI Builder 3 Declined