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Metasys UI Help

Brand
Metasys
Product name
Metasys UI
Document type
User Guide
Document number
LIT-12011953
Version
7.0.50
Revision date
2024-03-19
Product status
Active
Language
English

What are Views and when do I use them?

Views are user-defined navigation trees that contain references to selected items from the Building Network tree. You can create Views for two main purposes:
  • Limiting navigation access for certain users
  • Grouping commonly used items together
Note: You can use one particular View for both of these purposes at the same time.
Note: You can view Tailored Summaries through Views only.

How do I create a View to limit navigation access for certain users?

You can create a View that contains points for specific areas of a facility and then give users access to this View. Use SMP or SCT to create and modify a View.

How do I create a View to group commonly used items together?

You can create a View that groups similar items together and then give users access to this View. For example, you can create a View with all the zone temperatures, or a View with all the graphics. You can also group points that are representative of spaces and equipment serving the spaces. Use SMP or SCT to create and modify a View.

How do I assign a View to a user in Metasys UI?

Before a user can access a View, the Administrator must assign the View to the user. To assign a View to a user, complete the following steps:
  1. Open the User menu.
  2. Tap or click Administrative Tasks.
  3. Tap or click User Management.
  4. Tap or click Views.
  5. Search and select the View that you want to edit.
  6. Select the roles that can navigate to the View.
  7. Select the users that can navigate to the View.
  8. To save your changes, tap or click SAVE. To discard your changes, tap or click RESET.

How do I switch between Views?

  1. In the navigation panel on the left of your Metasys UI dashboard, click Views.
  2. Select the View that you want from the drop-down list. The tree updates automatically, based on the selected View.
The following figure shows a sample View called High School.
Figure 1. View

Do Views also include Metasys UI Graphics and Trend Studies?

Yes, Views may include Metasys UI Graphics and Trend Studies. For Trend Studies created using SCT, SMP, or through Metasys UI's Network tree, view the Trend Study by selecting it in the user navigation tree. Metasys UI Graphics and any Trend Studies created through Metasys UI's Trend Study Manager do not appear directly in navigation trees in Views. These are available in the Metasys UI as a page when you select their parent location in the user navigation tree.

Note: Use SCT to add Metasys UI Graphics and Trend Studies to user navigation views. You can find the graphics in SCT's All Items tree under the Graphics or Facility Graphics folder on a server or engine. You can find Trend Studies that were created using the Trend Study Manager in Metasys UI under a server's Trend Studies folder in SCT's All Items tree. Trend Studies created using SCT, SMP, or through Metasys UI's Network tree appear in SCT's All Items tree at the location where they were created.