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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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Eliminate the 2-cell-wide blank border around PI Builder data

When I import data using PI Builder, I usually want to filter the data and create calculated columns, but these prove to be more painful than necessary. If I put filters on the columns containing PI Builder data and then click on the filter dropd...
Kenneth Barber almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / PI Builder 6 No Status

Minimize the recalculation of volatile cells

Currently, PI Builder data is imported row by row. Each imported row causes all volatile cells in all open workbooks and any cells downstream of them in the dependency tree to recalculate. PI Builder will not import a new row until this calculatio...
Kenneth Barber almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / PI Builder 1 Declined

Rename "PIAFBuilder" to "PI Builder" in Excel's add-in lists

The name "PIAFBuilder" still appears in at least 2 places in Excel (see the attached screenshots): File → Options → Add-ins Developer tab → COM Add-ins Please change the name to "PI Builder". "PI AF Builder" was the name of PI Builder before PI A...
Kenneth Barber almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / PI Builder 0 No Status

Improve formatting for changedate and creationdate properties in PI Builder Excel Add-in

When querying PI Points within PI Builder we see the changedate and creationdate properties show up in the format "yyyy-MM-dd hh:mm:ss" which is not the default format that Excel wants for filtering and sorting columns by date/time. However, we do...
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / PI Builder 0 No Status

Ability to edit "escalation team" member priority in PI Builder

There is currently no way to edit priority for member of an escalation team in bulk, it has to be done one by one in PSE. For users that have 30+ escalation teams, this is a lot of tedious work. it would be nice to be able to pull in the escalatio...
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / PI Builder 0 No Status

Use default servers and AF database from local KST for first time PI Builder users

As a user, I want my experience to be as seamless as possible when using PI Builder so that I can get the information I need quicker. Currently, PI Builder will Default the servers/database chosen to when a user first opens up PI Builder (after a...
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / PI Builder 0 No Status

Remove limit on the number of attributes that can be selected in PI Builder

Currently, in PI Builder there is a hard limit on the number of columns that can be selected (it is set to 1023 columns). It makes it hard to work with templates that have over 1020 attributes configured and limits the configuration capabilities.
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / PI Builder 1 No Status

Ability to search for Analyses

It is possible to search for Templates, Elements and Attributes, however the only way to obtain Analyses is to perform a full Element search then filter out the Analyses columns. I have an extensive AF structure with many 100,000 rows. It would be...
Tony_Mitacron almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / PI Builder 0 No Status

Create nested enumeration sets in PI Builder

Enable PI Builder to create heirarchical/nested enumeration sets.
Roger Ward almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / PI Builder 0 No Status

Automatically apply Excel data validation to PI Builder columns

Currently, if there is a problem in the user's PI Builder sheet, the user will not know until they click on "Publish" and see the error messages. To help avoid this, consider having PI Builder apply Excel's data validation feature to columns that...
Kenneth Barber almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / PI Builder 0 Declined