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Welcome to PI Square!

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Over the last couple of years I've been very excited to see how PI Square has grown and been adopted by everyone who uses it. One question that comes up more often now is how to find my way around all this great content, especially for someone who is new. Here's a quick blog on where to find things and how to navigate for them.

 

There are a few main areas to PI Square.

1. All Things PI - Ask, Discuss, Connect  - This is the OSIsoft Technical Support monitored space in PI Square.

2. Learn PI  - This is where you can find online courses for free that you can use to learn about PI. From basic displays to developing with the WebAPI, we have something for you

3. PI Developers Club  - A place for developers to ask questions and share knowledge.

4. AF Community Library  - This is a place to share AF example kits, templates, ask questions around AF and share expertise.

5. PI Square Groups - Here you can find industry groups, product groups, and even a group around languages.

     To see the list of Industry Groups, go here: Industry PI User Groups

6. For Chinese, Japanese, and Korean customers, we have private language spaces for you. Take a look here:  Japan PI Square, PI Square Korea , PI Square中文论坛

 

If you want to see a list of all spaces, you can go here: EVERYTHING IN PI SQUARE

 

NAVIGATION

There are several ways to navigate around PI Square. For the main spaces mentioned above, you have two easy way to navigate to them. Use the main buttons in the middle of the screen or click the spaces on the blue navigation bar.

If you know what you are looking for, the best way is to use the search at the top of the page by clicking the

 

Once there you can either type in what you are looking for and see the suggestions come up (If you don't press enter they will autopopulate based on your query.) Also, there are 3 tabs on that screen. If you go to any page frequently, it will show up in your history tab. The third tab is bookmarks. You can bookmark internal and external content, so if you want to easily find you favorie KB articles from here, bookmark them here!

To view all your bookmarks go here: https://pisquare.osisoft.com/bookmarks  (You can install the bookmarklet from the right and book mark any website.)

 

To see all your recently viewed content in PI Square, go to here: https://pisquare.osisoft.com/content?filterID=historyarchetype%5Bcontent%5D 

 

 

I hope this helps some with basic navigation. if you have any questions, don't hesitate to comment below!

 

All comments, concerns, questions, and feedback always welcome.

MODERATORS DELETION PROMISE

 

We will not delete any content unless:

  • You, the creator of the content asks it to be deleted
  • It does not comply with our TOU (Terms of Use)
  • It does not comply with our guiding principles
  • It’s primary purpose is to sell or promote a product or service not viewed as appropriate by the moderator
  • It is incoherent, or otherwise unable to be responded to meaningfully AND there has been no response to attempts to get clarification

 

 

MODERATOR REDIRECTION / MERGING

 

Moderators may redirect questions to other spaces:

  • to help others find that question more easily to give your content visibility by others who will do a better job responding
  • to avoid duplication. If 2 questions or discussions are substantially close to one another, we will redirect the newer question to the older question.

 

Should you have questions about why your content was redirected to another forum space, please DO reach out and ask us: community@osisoft.com.

 

Our goal is to give you the best answers possible by the people who know the most.

BE RESPECTFUL, BE NICE

 

PI Square is about empowering and connecting all PI users worldwide. As a community people should

 

• NOT attack or disparage others or their content.

• BE considerate and respectful.

• NOT USE offensive or profane language.

• ENCOURAGE others.

• RESPECT opposing or differing opinions, beliefs, and conclusions.

 

 

 

MAKE THE SITE MORE HELPFUL

 

In the spirit of empowerment and connection, people should

 

• Write answers so they are helpful.

• Help make content easier to understand – we have an international audience of native and non-native language speakers.

• Improve things that could be better and do not be afraid to do things that can make PI Square a better resource.

• Make PI Square a good resource for all PI Users, regardless of expertise.

 

 

 

ASK QUESTIONS WITH THE SINCERE GOAL OF OBTAINING REUSABLE INFORMATION

 

The primary intention of asking a question should be to obtain information and

 

• NOT to argue a point

• NOT to be hurtful, mean-spirited or make others uncomfortable

• SHOULD be to clearly written

• SHOULD encourage answers

 

 

 

THANK YOU for making the community a place we all want to be a part of.

 

 

If you have questions that you don't want to publically post, please feel free to email at: community@osisoft.com.