New and Changed in OpenPlant PID CONNECT Edition Update 10
The following items summarize the new features and enhancements in the current OpenPlant PID release.
|Easily Identify Safety Critical Devices
|A new "Safety Critical Element" property can be added to the instrument classes that allow you to select "Yes/No" to indicate if the instrument is safety critical or not. You also have the ability to swap out the graphics with a different symbol to visually indicate that the instrument is safety critical.
|Quickly Change Valve States
|A new " Valve State" property on the valve classes allows you to quickly switch from "open " to "closed" which automatically updates the graphics of the valve in the model to reflect the selected state.
|PlantSight Integration Enhancements
|Maintain Tags of Components and Pipelines when Pasting from the clipboard
| Renamed the
BMF_PBS_ITEM_RULE_FOR_COMPONENTS to allow users to
maintain the Plant Breakdown Structure Property values of components and
pipelines that are copied to the clipboard to facilitate splitting a PID
document. This variable now works for both assemblies and items pasted from the
clipboard, but does not control the
Note: The previous assembly variable is no longer valid and needs to be changed to this new one in your existing WorkSets.
|New Configuration Variable Provides Option to Maintain Connection between Equipment and Nozzle when the Nozzle is Moved
|The configuration variable OPPID_NOZZLE_DRAG_CONNECTION_OPTION was added to control whether moving a nozzle associated with an equipment would maintain the connection or not. This variable takes the following values:
|New Ideas Portal
|Access the new OpenPlant Ideas portal (https://openplant.ideas.aha.io/) from the Help ribbon Tab inside of OpenPlant PID . Use this portal to submit your product improvement suggestions, vote on other ideas, and provide feedback.
|Removed the Import Instances Tool
|The Import Instances Tool was deprecated and removed from the software since its purpose has been superseded by the Engineering Data Manager.
| The following changes were
made to the default schemas: