Trends

In Field Operator, trends can be used to view real-time diagnostic data from P2 Explorer.

Trends are a feature of the Route Surveillance capability, which is an optional component of Field Operator.

Overview

A trend displays time-series data, such as attribute values, over a selected period of time.

1. Entity Name of the currently selected entity.
2. Attribute Name of the attribute that is the trend.
3. Hairline A hairline, displaying the exact reading at a particular point in time.
4. Trend The plot of the attribute readings against time.
5. Legend The graph legend.
6. Duration The time interval of the trend.
7. Interval The sample interval; the elapsed time between data points.
8. Refresh Update the trend to show the latest readings.

Hairline

The hairline allows you to see the data values on a graph, or trend, at a particular point in time.

1. Hairline Click anywhere on the trend to open the hairline.
2. Attribute Click on the X to close the hairline.
3. Hairline Reading The y-axis value where the hairline crosses the trend.

Finding a Trend

The Trends button is found on the Navigation Ribbon in Map View, Grid View, or Location Detail.

In Map View

The list of trends is displayed by location, or by entity, in the Information Panel on the left side of the screen.

By location:

1. Select Locations in the Navigation Ribbon.

2. Select Trends from a location summary.

In this example, a list of the three Trends for the location Perilla AB Unit is displayed.

By entity:

  • Select Trends  on the ribbon.

A list of all the entities with trends, on the selected routes is displayed.

To view a trend:

  • Click on an entity in the information panel, to display the trend in Location Overview.

1. Trends Trends is the active tab selection; there are three trends for this location.
2. Trends List Click on:

  • The drop-down arrow to select a trend from the list, or
  • The chevrons to step through the trend list.
3. Status Publish, visit, and plan status icons.

In Grid View

The list of trends is displayed by route, or by location.

1. Select Trends in the Navigation Ribbon to view the list of trends.

1. Trends Trends is the current ribbon selection.
2. All Trends Select to display a list of all trends on the currently selected route.
3. Locations Select a location to display a list of all the trends for that location.
4. Trends List The trends list is either:

  • The entities from the selected location which have a trend, or
  • The entities from the selected route which have a trend.

2. Click on an entity in the trends list to open the trend.

In Location Detail

View the trends for the selected location, or entity.

1. Select Trends in the Navigation Ribbon to view the list of trends.

1. Trends Trends is the current ribbon selection.
2. Entity There is one trend for this entity.
3. Trends List The entities from the selected location which have a trend.
4. Location Click on the summary to display a list of all the trends for the location.

2. Click on an entity to open the trend.

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