The Historian app allows the users to create and manage charts of selected points trends.
To use the Historian, just select the Historian app on the menu.
When the Historian app is selected:
- It will switch the right side to the Mini app
- Display the Historian charts based on the context of where the user is in the navigation level along with an Add New Chart button
Add New Chart
Clicking this option will launch the Select prompt allowing the user to choose points for which trends will be displayed.
NOTE: If you are building a chart on an equip that has other equips of the same type, (like a ReheatVAV), you can select the 'Relative' option on the bottom left.
Then if you save the chart, the saved chart will appear in the Historian on every equip of that same type.
After the points are selected pressing the OK button will conclude the process and the trends will be displayed.
The chart view displays the following:
This is where the title is displayed. Left of the title is the options button.
This is where the time range for which the trends are displayed. Clicking on the side buttons will display trends by one increment (day, week, month, year) back or forth.
The time range can be customized by clicking the middle button and choosing a suitable time interval.
Table and chart view
These buttons are located under the time range on the right side. They allow switching the view from chart to table and back. The selected option will also highlight the button. Hovering the mouse over the chart will display corresponding values.
Clicking on a trend name will toggle whether the trend is displayed or not. The trends that are not displayed will have the name greyed out. Useful for analyzing individual trends on charts with multiple progressions.
On the right side, there is a download button, allowing the trends to be saved as CSV, JSON or PDF documents.
This allows the user to focus on segments of the chart.
Clicking the options button left of the title will draw out the Settings menu.
Launches the Save As a form, allowing the user to choose a name for the chart and select either the default or a custom folder path for it.
This launches the series settings menu in the main window, allowing trends customization.
In this menu the user can modify the following:
From the right side dropdown menu, a user can choose a suitable interval for the chart.
Here, the user can change the color, either by writing the hex-code or by choosing from the palette. To choose from the palette the user needs to click the color and it will be launched in a dropdown
This menu allows the user to choose how the trend is displayed.The options are available in the dropdown menu.
This allows the user to select a fold function for each trend.
Move to chart
Clicking on the arrow button will open the move to chart sidebar. In here, the user can merge similar charts, or move a trend to a separate chart.
Blue corner - current chart
Red corner- cannot be merged with that chart
Clean box- can be added to the respective chart
Clicking the confirmation button will complete the process.
To save the changes under Series Options click the confirmation button in the upper right corner of the main window.
This allows setting a baseline for the chart. Clicking the option will launch the form where a user can set a baseline for the chart
Launches the prompt to delete the current chart.
Will exit from the chart view. This will get the user back to the chart selection available on that level.
Will display the chart in the main window. The same options from the side view will be available. This allows a better look at the trends.