Exercise – Exploring the Components of PI Vision Display Design

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    • Identify the location of the tools required to build a PI Vision display


    Problem Description

    Match the components of PI Vision, shown in the following screenshots, to their appropriate task. Do this by trial and error or with the help of the PI Vision User Guide which is accessible by clicking on 12.1-HelpButton.pngat the top right corner.

    Part 1 – In a Display I want to…

    1. Draw a line _7___
    2. Copy selected symbol(s) __1___
    3. Add a link to another display _8____
    4. Save the display _10____
    5. Arrange selected symbol(s) __3___
    6. Toggle Design mode __9___
    7. Insert a picture _4____
    8. Undo or redo last action __5___
    9. Paste a previously copied symbol __6___
    10. Delete selected symbol(s) __2___






    Part 2 – In a Display I want to…

    1. View the list of Attributes on an Element _10____
    2. Search for a Data Item (AF Element, AF Attribute or PI Point) __7___
    3. Create a Trend with time series data __1___
    4. See Event Frames associated with the data _6____
    5. Insert an Asset Comparison Table __5____
    6. Insert a Table __3___
    7. Navigate through the AF hierarchy __9___
    8. Insert a gauge __4___
    9. Find a Graphic to add to the display _8___
    10. Insert the current value of a Data Item _2____


    Part 3 – In a Display I want to…

    1. Change the duration of the display _3____
    2. Set the end time of the display manually __5___
    3. Change the start time of the display __1___
    4. Set the display to end now _4____
    5. Shift forward or backward in time __2___




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