If your design does not fit within the coordinate system boundary, the Devotech iDAS Pipe Manager might display the following message:
Unhandled exception - The coordinate system conversion failed
There are two options to fix this error:
If you do not need to display a backdrop image in the Pipe Manager, consider using the coordinate system that covers the entire world. Unfortunately, this solution does not always works:
The video below demonstrates what causes this error. Move all the AutoCAD entities to the area covered by the coordinate system assigned to your drawing.
Note: In South Africa, the Lo zones are 2 degrees, therefor all the objects must fall inside the strip -105 000 m and 105 000 m (measured from the central meridian which starts at 0,0).
This video is also available on our Training on Demand site, Surfaces and Survey channel.