This chapter PDMS Design Error Message lists error messages specific to DESIGN. These messages have a message number beginning with 61. Any other messages that may be output are not described here as they are not specific to DESIGN.Goto Sitemap to read all Article from PDMSid
Note that in the following element_identifier denotes an element name or (for unnamed elements) an element reference number. The latter is a ‘system’ number which is assigned automatically whenever an element is created.
(61:1) Unable to calculate the orientation
(61:2) element_identifier is not a piping or a hanger component or has not been positioned oriented or selected.
(61:3) element_identifier is not a branch or piping component
(61:4) element_identifier is not a hanger or hanger component
(61:5) Unable to position element_identifier
(61:6) element_identifier does not have a position
(61:7) Unable to orientate element_identifier
(61:8) element_identifier does not have an orientation
(61:9) Unable to set the head position of element_identifier
(61:10) Unable to set the tail position of element_identifier
(61:11) Unable to set the head direction of element_identifier
(61:12) Unable to set the tail direction of element_identifier
(61:13) Trying to connect element_identifier to itself
(61:14) Unable to set the head reference of element_identifier
(61:15) Unable to set the tail reference of element_identifier
(61:16) Current element does not have a head or a tail attribute
(61:17) Default orientation only available for piping and hanger components.
(61:18) Default orientation cannot be found. Previous element either not positioned and oriented or not selected.
(61:19) Direction undefined for towards origin of current element
(61:20) Current element type unsuitable for DIRECTION command
(61:21) SPREF can only be selected for a piping or hanger component
(61:22) LSTUBE can only be selected for a piping component
(61:23) HSTUBE can only be selected for a BRANCH
(61:24) LSROD can only be selected for a hanger component
(61:25) HSROD can only be selected for a HANGER
(61:26) TUBE can only be selected for a BRANCH or a piping component
(61:27) ROD can only be selected for a HANGER or a hanger component
(61:28) Only BRANCHs, HANGERs, and piping and hanger components can be selected
(61:29) element_identifier is not a SPEC
(61:30) element_identifier is not a SPCOM
(61:31) Cannot find SPCOM name
(61:32) Appending name to specification name gives a name of more than 50 characters.
(61:33) Angle attributes can only be given values between -180 and +180 degrees.
(61:34) Degenerate orientation specified
(61:35) Pins cannot be used for connecting piping or hanger components
(61:36) Reconnecting element_identifier
(61:37) Connection to element_identifier is invalid (HREF / TREF do not point back to nozzle )
(61:38) element_identifier is locked, reconnection fails
(61:39) element_identifier is in a read-only database, reconnection fails
(61:40) Plane parallel to movement direction
(61:41) Default movement direction only available for piping and hanger components.
(61:42) Default movement direction not available. Previous element either not positioned and oriented or not selected.
(61:43) ARRIVE / LEAVE ppoint cannot be determined. Current element has probably not been selected.
(61:44) Default movement origin cannot be determined.
(61:45) BOP and TOP can only be used with piping and hanger components.
(61:46) DIRECTION command only operates on ppoints of the current element
(61:47) Bad DIRECTION – zero degree angle specified
(61:48) Point set does not allow variable angle. Angle is unchanged, direction is in correct plane.
(61:49) Unable to achieve specified direction – probably due to unconventional pointset
(61:50) Pin numbers must be in the range 1 to 10
(61:51) Unable to position pin integer
(61:52) Unable to orientate pin integer
(61:53) Unable to copy the marker
(61:75) element_identifier is not a branch, reconnect fails
(61:76) Connection to a database that is not open, reconnection fails
(61:77) Cannot find P-point 1 – Nozzle catalogue reference probably not set
(61:78) Reconnect not allowed at WORLD or GPWL level
(61:79) element_identifier cannot own nozzles
(61:80) Cannot access SPCOM from which to reselect
(61:81) To position the HEAD / TAIL of a branch or hanger use POS / MOVE PH / PT / HH / HT …
(61:82) BOP / TOP cannot be used on a HEAD / TAIL that has not been positioned
(61:83) Default clearance is only available for piping or hanger components
(61:84) Shear attributes can only be given values between -89 and +89 degrees.
(61:85) element_identifier cannot be flipped – it does not have ARRIVE and LEAVE attributes.
(61:86) Warning – Angle is greater than maximum specified in SPREF
(61:87) Warning – Angle is less than minimum specified in SPREF
(61:88) SPREF not found or unset
(61:89) element_identifier does not have a Local-axes attribute
(61:120) Too many views shown
(61:121) Form name too word for screen
(61:122) Unable to set form gadget value or gadget not found
(61:123) Form name not found
(61:125) Gadget name not found
(61:126) Item invalid as contents of view
(61:127) Form name already shown
(61:128) Form name may not be hidden
(61:129) Cannot open Recreate file
(61:130) File error while restoring data – RESTORE aborted
(61:131) File error while restoring data – please exit from module and reenter
(61:132) Unable to RESTORE – databases modified since module state SAVEd
(61:133) Unable to SAVE – cannot access SAVE file
(61:134) Unable to SAVE – SAVE file already in use
(61:135) Unable to RESTORE – SAVE file already in use
(61:136) Unable to RESTORE – cannot access SAVE file
(61:137) Unable to RESTORE – cannot find SAVE file
(61:138) Unable to RESTORE – current database files are not those which were in use when module state SAVEd
(61:139) Unable to RESTORE – module version number/screen size/font size is not the same as SAVE file
(61:140) Do you wish to save changes?
(61:150) Only piping components, nozzles and equipments can be dragged
(61:151) element_identifier is connected to element_identifier which is in a read only database. This connection will be broken by drag.
(61:152) element_identifier has a connection to an unknown element. This connection will be broken by drag.
(61:153) element_identifier is locked, drag aborted
(61:154) The connection from element_identifier to element_identifier will be broken by drag.
(61:155) Attachment points can only be dragged if they have been positioned and oriented
(61:160) Spec is not set up correctly for CHOOSE command
(61:161) element_identifier is not a piping component
(61:162) SPEC does not contain word elements
(61:163) SPEC does not contain correct bore structure for CHOOSE
(61:164) SPEC does not contain elements matching given criteria
(61:165) Previous component, element_identifier, has zero bore
(61:166) Unforced Connections are word
(61:167) Forced Connections are word
(61:168) Connections are OFF
(61:169) Warning – Requested bore value does not match current bore word
(61:175) HOFFSET must be positive ( not zero )
(61:190) Fatal error detected by Graphics Package forcing a return to MONITOR module
(61:191) Are your databases to be updated with the changes made this session (Y or N)
(61:192) Fatal error detected by SPLASH forcing a return to MONITOR module
(61:193) WARNING – System storage area value % full. Remove items from drawlist to avoid fatal error.
(61:194) WARNING – Graphics storage area value % full.
(61:199) Cannot access directory name
(61:201) No more than 20 items can be given to AUTO
(61:206) XR and YR values must be in the range 0 to 1.0.
(61:207) Specified region is too narrow.
(61:208) Illegal autolimits produced. ( Does it have any primitives? )
(61:209) Mix values for colours are percentages ( 0 – 100 )
(61:211) Only colours 1 to integer may be assigned to pens
(61:220) Failed to connect.
(61:221) Cannot calculate default orientation.
(61:225) Usable colours are system colours plus user colours 1 to integer
(61:226) Autolimits may only be set for graphic views, Please select a graphics view and retry
(61:230) Error reading from plotfile ..
(61:231) Unrecognised code in plotfile
(61:272) Already using file – name for alpha output
(61:273) Cannot open alpha output file
(61:274) No alpha output file in use.
(61:275) Already using log file – name
(61:276) Cannot open log file
(61:278) No log file in use.
(61:303) Direction cannot be calculated between two design points with the same position – UP is assumed
(61:304) Position cannot be calculated as lines are parallel – first point given is assumed
(61:305) Position cannot be calculated as line and plane are parallel – first point given is assumed
(61:306) Angle cannot be calculated as two points are coincident – zero assumed
(61:307) Only significant and drawable elements can be tagged by type
(61:351) The WORLD and GPWLs cannot be added / removed. SITEs can only be added using ‘ADD SITE’ in a setup context.
(61:355) No more than ten elements can be added at one time
(61:357) element_identifier is not a SITE
(61:358) Only SITEs or ZONEs can be specified for ADD WITHIN. The default is all sites in the multiple database.
(61:461) Hit radius must be at least 1mm.
(61:462) Hit radius must be no more than 100mm.
(61:463) Working grid must be at least 1mm.
(61:471) Cursor abandoned
(61:495) Form name may not be changed
(61:499) F&M: Cannot swap parent of a blocking form
(61:561) Workstation screen is not available, using TTY
(61:564) Cursor input not allowed on alpha device
(61:565) Point entered is not in a suitable view
(61:599) Forms may not be updated
(61:800) Reference DETAIL not set
(61:820) SKEY not set
(61:830) SKEY TSFL is used with generic type TEE, not TRAP
(61:840) SKEY element_identifier not known. Assumed to be user defined