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Beyond system limits - imported DXF

mauricio_bremermauricio_bremer Member Posts: 6
I converted a logo I was sent in PNG to DXF using an online service. After importing the DXF and trying to use it in a sketch I get the "This operation can not complete because it creates geometry that is beyond the system limit" message and can't really do anything with it. 

I've tried importing the DXF in different part studios with different workspace units with the same issue. 

Is there any way to resize the DXF or the sketch or any workaround to extrude this DXF?


Comments

  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 3,742
    That error means the DXF is bigger than 1km. On the DXF import dialog there is an option to set the units - try a smaller unit size. 
    Director, Technical Services, EMEAI
  • mauricio_bremermauricio_bremer Member Posts: 6
    edited March 31
    NeilCooke said:
    That error means the DXF is bigger than 1km. On the DXF import dialog there is an option to set the units - try a smaller unit size. 
    Hi Neil, thanks for the reply, but I've tried with all the units available with no luck, even in a new part studio.

    Is there any way I could scale the DXF inside the sketch in onshape or something to bypass this?

    I tried scaling the JPG directly and converting it again to DXF and I got it working. The problem is it lost a lot of detail (in the conversion I'm guessing). I would rather scale the sketch I had from the oversized one if possible. 

    Thanks in advance ;)
  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 3,742
    How are you converting it? Does the converter have any size options?
    Director, Technical Services, EMEAI
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