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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.


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AVEVA™ PI DataLink™

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Allow users to choose to AND or OR each filter condition in

Allow users to choose to AND or OR each filter condition in the PI tag search. Currently all filter conditions are AND. Note: This was previously Enhancement 26991OSI8
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Search 1 Declined

Automatically update changes to Event Frame attributes

As a PI DataLink user, I would like for attributes for the Event Frames I am viewing with the Explore or Compare Events functions to update automatically, rather than having to use the Clear Cache button in the Settings window to retrieve new values.
Jeremy Roberts almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Events (EF) 1 No Status

Return the Values of Timestamp Data Items in Timestamp Format

The values of timestamp tags or AF attributes should be formatted as timestamp in Excel by default. Currently they are returned as integers, and then users have to manually convert them into timestamps.
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Format 0 Declined

Ability to use multiple attribute filters with an 'OR' condition with Explore Events and Compare Events functions

Attribute value filters in the Explore Events and Compare Events functions in PI DataLink are 'AND' conditions as documented in the doc topic Explore Events task-pane reference . It would be helpful to use multiple filters with an 'OR' condition i...
Zoe Altenberg 9 months ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Functions 1 No Status

Datalink Search menu not intuitive

The Search menu in PI Datalink 2016 is confusing for users used to PI Tag searches elsewhere in the PI System. "In a row" and "In a column" are particularly confusing, as they suggest that searches are being performed within the row or column. Thi...
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Search 0 Declined

Option to disable automatic connections to AF Servers

I would like the ability to disable automatic connections to specific AF Servers. Currently client applications (DataLink) are implicitly connecting to all AF Servers in the AF "KST". This results in very slow startup times for Excel. For customer...
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Settings 0 No Status

Add Support for SharePoint Server 2016 to PI DataLink Server

Customer has a plan to upgrade their SharePoint Server to 2016 but currently it's hold off and pending on whether it will be supported by PI DataLink Server.
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ 0 Declined

Allow converting compatible formulas to dynamic arrays on an entire spreadsheet

Right now, it is tedious to convert an existing spreadsheet to use dynamic arrays since each formula needs to be converted one-by-one. It would be helpful to have a way to convert formulas in bulk.
Jessica Rammo about 1 year ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Functions 0 No Status

Bring back PIAttributeMaskToTag

Please, bring back the PIAttributeMaskToTag function. It disappeared after PI Datalink 2019SP1 Patch 1. Emulating it with a VBA function calling on an AF SDK COM wrapper is a lot of work and, most importantly, much slower that a native DataLink im...
Dorin IACOB over 1 year ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Functions 4 No Status

More User Selected Columns Options in the Search Results View

Customer wants to see extra user selected columns in the search results pane with more information instead of via a right click menu. Note: This was previously Enhancement 27008OSI8
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Search 1 Declined