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AVEVA™ PI System™ Feedback Portal

Welcome to our new feedback site!


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.


This page is for feedback specifically for AVEVA PI System. For links to our other feedback portals, please see the tab RESOURCES below.

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AVEVA™ PI DataLink™

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Create a programmatic access layer

Customers have been using DLResize in the VBA pidldialogs.xla project which is unsupported. It would be nice to create a programmatic access layer so that things such as DLResize can be done in a supported way. It would also be helpful to have pro...
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Programming 1 Declined

Enable designation of logical relationship for multiple Attribute filters

Allow the designation of the logical relationship between multiple Attribute filters. Current filters are locked exclusively in an 'AND' relationship. It would be helpful to be able to set the relationship to 'OR'. For example, in searching throug...
RandyHawley 10 months ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Events (EF) 0 No Status

PI Builder Ribbon Issues

Knowlege "How to Resolve Common PI DataLink or PI Builder Ribbon Issues via PowerShell" The Excel ribbon in PIDatalink (or PIBuilder) may be enabled. You will need to run a Powershell script to enable the ribbon. We hope to resolve this issue ...
Guest about 1 month ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Settings 0 No Status

PI DataLink installation: Do not require permission changes on registry keys

The registry key permission changes in this KB https://customers.osisoft.com/s/knowledgearticle?knowledgeArticleUrl=DataLinkregistryediterror-PISDKAccessDenied should be applied by the PI DataLink installer. It is not normal that software needs ma...
Peter Belmans 6 months ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Installation & Upgrading 3 No Status

Provide easier workflow to retrieve the recorded values for EF attribute

As a DataLink user, I would like to see all the values of the event frame attributes during the start and end time using the Explore Events function so that I don't need to ask for the compressed values during that time range for each of the attri...
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Events (EF) 2 No Status

Continue to support/modify the PI Trend Add-In for Excel DataLink that was in 2014 on into 2016 and beyond.

This add-in allowed for a trend to be created within an Excel Spreadsheet without first dumping the data to the sheet.  It was an easy trend to make and it updated with current live data when requested (F9). There is a work around to get this leg...
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Functions 8 Declined

Compressed Data and Tables

Compressed Data should be able to (or have the option to) query multiple tags and return the results as a single table/array of information, instead of independent columns of data. Returning independent columns of data results in rows being mismat...
Matt Voll almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Functions 2 No Status

Ability to search for Data Items on multiple PI Server and/or AF Servers

Allow multiple PI or AF servers to be selected when searching for Data Items. Currently, search allows only searching on a single server or all servers. Note: This was previously Enhancement 26673OSI8.
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Search 0 Declined

Official testing/support for application virtualization

Currently, PI System thick clients such as PI DataLink or PI ProcessBook are not tested against virtualized environments, as described in KB01590. However, there are various benefits of virtualizing parts of the PI System, as outlined in the artic...
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Installation & Upgrading 2 No Status

provide datalink add-in functionality in WPS spreadsheet(WPS office)

WPS office is widely used for China customers, a significant number of local PI customers' company have WPS office instead of Microsoft office and they can't get benefit from the Datalink for now. Datalink add-in in WPS office will help them a lot.
Emily Ni 11 months ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Functions 1 No Status