If you are experiencing the display of conduit issue as shown below:
If you are facing an issue with conduit placement. For Example: If you are not able to see the complete conduit after routing the conduit then this might be the problem is related to the “Active Area” environment variable of the DGN file. If the “Active Area” of the DGN file is solid, then we can successfully create the conduit object, otherwise we cannot.
This is because the profile of conduit consists of two concentric circles. The large circle needs to be solid and the small circle needs to be a hole, so as to create a hollow object to represent conduit.
1. Open the DGN file.
2. Click on the attribute pick list in the Common Tools section and select Change to Active Area.3. In the Change Element to Active Area you can change the Active Area.
4. Try to route the conduit system you will be able to place the conduit properly as shown below: