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2018-12-10
ReleaseRelease
Service PackService Pack
Current Release
 
Product
Version
Date
Description
Features
Release
PI Manual Logger Web 2017
3.3
2017-09
Enhancements for the grid based data entry experience, additional tour option support, ability to save a tour run while editing, and minor bug fixes. 
  • Enhancements to the grid based data entry experience
  • Allow saving a tour run without exiting
  • Safeguards when cancelling a tour run
  • Support for additional limit trigger actions
  • Improvements for tour organization
  • The ability to create an annotation to record an operator user name
Upcoming Releases
 
Product
Version
Date
Description
Features
Release
PI Manual Logger Web 2017 R2
3.4
2019-06
The focus of this release is on enhancements to offline storage of data and application files as well as high-priority bug fixes.
  • Increase offline storage capacity
  • Remove deprecated browser capabilities
Previous Releases
 
Product
Version
Date
Description
Features
Release
PI Manual Logger Web 2014 R3
3.2
2016-07
Some minor additions to the web data entry interface are provided in this release. They include:
  • Allow a tour run to be launched with a URL string
  • Improve how limit violations are shown
  • Allow values to be entered and reviewed in a grid
  • Improve navigation to specific entries in a tour run
 
Launch tour runs from a URL string; Emphasize limit violations during data entry; support entering data in a grid format; support navigating the list of tags in a tour using a search function and tag grouping.
Release
PI Manual Logger Web 2014 R2
3.1
2015-01
Support for 8 languages
Translated web data entry interface
Release
PI Manual Logger 2014
3.0
2014-04

The focus of this release is providing support for additional mobile devices. Basic functionality will be provided for these new device targets using a web server and browsers that support HTML5, with a roadmap to be prepared for additional features over time.

  • Support for newer mobile devices such as iPhones using a device-agnostic approach
  • Older Windows Mobile interface will not be included in the release, but will continue to work with this version.
Release
PI Manual Logger 2012
2.6
2012-09
New enhancements allow upload/download of large Tours containing 1000s of Tags in a single Tour. In PI ML Mobile, the field display for Equipment, Tag and Description is increased to 4 lines so that you can see more text on the main screen without having to scroll or go to a separate Operator Instructions screen.  Also, the History tab is marked with a “*” when the current Tag has comment entries in History. This helps to quickly differentiate between Tags with and without comments from previous operator rounds. Added support for Windows Server 2012, Windows 8 and Microsoft SQL 2012. New PI ML Mobile options allow you to specify the Digital States drop-down list sort order and the transfer folder location on the PC when using the docking station.
  • Allow upload/download of large Tours containing 1000s of Tags in a single Tour
  • In PI ML Mobile, the field display for Equipment, Tag and Description allows up to 4 lines of text
  • In PI ML Mobile, the History tab is marked with a “*” when there are comment entries in History for the current Tag
  • Added support for Windows Server 2012, Windows 8 and Microsoft SQL 2012
  • New PI ML Mobile options allow you to specify the Digital States drop-down list sort order and the transfer folder location on the PC when using the docking station
Release
PI Manual Logger 2010 R2
2.5
2011-07
This release supports import/export of Tour definition via XML which speeds up Tour Configuration when you have a large number of Tours or Tours with lots of Tags. Also, new options allow mobile devices to do all data transfer without having to use a docking station or establishing a partnership with a PC.
>Import/Export Tour (support for bulk loading Tour Configuration) via XML >Additional Tour and Tourrun data transfer options from the device via PIML Web Services enhancements
Release
PI Manual Logger 2010
2.4
2010-06
This release includes drastic performance improvements to PIML Mobile data entry screens, support for SQL 2008 (32 and 64 bit), ad hoc data collection mode to allow collecting any Tag data at any time, collecting mutiple values for a Tag (to support as-found and as-left use cases), Windows Mobile 6.5 support, and others.
>Support for SQL Server 2008, 32 bit and 64 bit >Support for Windows Mobile 6.5 >Performance improvements in PI ML Mobile for tours with clock scheduling and/or CMDE >Performance improvements in PI ML Mobile when transferring tour runs wirelessly using web services >Ability to add tags directly to a group during Tour Configuration >Ability to sequence tags without regard to equipment grouping >Ability to collect multiple tag events for the same tag within the same tour run >Ability to retain tour runs on the mobile device >Ability to collect ad hoc data on the mobile device by overriding all clock scheduling and CMDE >Support for integrated barcode scanning of newer Motorola devices
Release
PI Manual Logger
2.3.0.160
2009-11
This release allows PC based data entry while disconnected from the network or the PI Server, allows hyperlinks in the Operator Instructions field, includes PI Server 3.4.380 (Windows Integrated Security) support, removes MSDTC (Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator) dependency, and others.
>Support for PC based data entry while disconnected from the network or from the PI Server. >Hyperlinks to external documents, web sites, etc. via the Operator Instructions field. >Removed dependency on Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MSDTC). >Support for PI Server 3.4.380 Windows Integrated Security. >Windows 7 support
Release
PI Manual Logger
2.2.1.134
2009-01
This release includes support for Window Mobile 6.1 based devices.  
>Support for Windows Mobile 6.1
Release
PI Manual Logger 2.2.0.190
2.2.0.190
2008-06
This release adds support for Windows 2008 server platform and Windows Mobile 6.0 devices. It also includes support for conditional manual data entry to allow a formula or expression based condition to skip or schedule data collection.
>Conditional Manual Data Entry supports formula based conditional scheduling similar to that in PIML 1.4. >Support data transfer for mobile devices under Windows Vista using Windows Mobile Device Center. >Support installation of client components on Windows 2008 server platform. >Support data collection for Windows Mobile 6 based devices. >Support import of the SQL Mobile database file from preconfigured locations, mainly used with Windows XP/Vista based Tablet PCs.
Release
PI Manual Logger 2.1.0.22
2.1.0.22
2007-01
This release includes extensive support for scheduling data collection routes, allows custom text display for data entry that violate limits, supports large Tours (1000s of Tags), extended printing support, support for running PIML Mobile on Tablet PCs, and others.
>Trigger actions that allow user to customize a set of actions that PI ML can take when a manually entered tag value violates a specified limit >Simple printing support: support of printing blank data entry sheet and data sheet of existing tour runs >Support generating and printing 1-Dimensional barcode images for barcodes that are defined in a tour >Support for simple trending of tag values on Windows Mobile devices >Extensive clock-based scheduling: hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, and annually. >User configurable SQL database name >Encrypted SQL connection settings >Support running PI Manual Logger Mobile on Windows XP laptop PCs and Windows XP Tablet PCs. >Support VGA resolution Windows Mobile devices >An installer utility is included in PIML Mobile to support installation onto multiple devices from a single PC workstation >Improved drag and drop tag sequence re-ordering on tour definition screen >Support trending other PI tags along with manual tags on the data entry screen on PC >Support running PIML PC on Windows Vista workstations >Enhanced logging on both PC and device Also on the mobile device, PIML 2.1 has significant performance enhancement over previous PIML 2.0 releases. The current recommended m tour size has been increased to maximum of 1000 tags per tour when running on a Windows Mobile device

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