A control similar top the table control in PI Coresight does not exist in PI ProcessBook.
You can create Element Relative Displays (ERD) in PI ProcessBook. Drag & drop operation however is not supported in PI ProcessBook.
An easy way could be using a Trend Symbol and have the user use the Details pane to look at the values of a trace in Table format.
It's likely a bigger effort combining Trend and Value symbols to something that looks similar to the Table control in PI Coresight but it should be possible.
Your question is kind of unusual. The majority of user likes to make ProcessBook displays work in PI Coresight. Can you please explain your use case i.e. why using PI Coresight isn't an option?
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Something like this is very possible using the Symbol Builder in Processbook, I have put together a quick video to demonstrate how this is done. I have a template assigned to my top level heading (in this case Platform but in your case Tanks) and then the child elements all belong to another template (in my case wells, in your case "temperatures" ?) and my assigning a symbol to the parent template and the child template, dropping the parent element onto the display (with symbol builder set to add child nodes at the bottom) will automatically build a table...have a look
Hello Keilan Knight,
Thank you for putting this video together. Very impressive!
Who said drag & drop doesn't work with ProcessBook? Thank you as well for clarifying about this tiny little detail. I really wasn't aware.
The Display Builder plugin is really useful for this, I have built a lot of complicated displays with ease, what's nice aswell is when you want to update the template, all graphics using the same template update to the new graphic automatically, great when someone asks for a colour change, additional column etc.
Where it falls short on when the child elements which you wish to be rows in your table also have child elements, I'm not sure what development on PBook is like just now, but it would be a really handy feature if Display Builder could limit how deep it goes in an AF path ...
Thanks for the demonstration video Kilean - I am looking into using that template format. I am still considering whether to do this in a Processbook that will be imported into Coresight or directly in Coresight. I was looking at displaying this tank data(there are many other sensors besides temp indicators) in Processbook because the user is wanting a visual representation(symbol) of tank and related items in spatial relation to the tank. Also, from my understanding processbook files imported into Coresight can only link to other processbooks - not Coresight displays.