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Bentley Systems Pursues Autodesk Customers with License Trade-In Offer Article
Bentley Systems Pursues Autodesk Customers with License Trade-In Offer   29 Sep, 2016

To entice CAD users who prefer perpetual licenses, the infrastructure solutions provider touts promotion that lowers the costs of conversion — and draws ire from Autodesk in the process. More>>

Protect Your AutoCAD System Variables Video
Protect Your AutoCAD System Variables   26 Sep, 2016

We all have our favorite system variables, along with their preferred settings in AutoCAD. Have you ever run an AutoLISP routine that changed a system variable without your knowledge? System Variable Monitor to the rescue! Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how to protect your valuable system...More>>

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Introduces New Modeling Tools, Licensing Options Article
SOLIDWORKS 2017 Introduces New Modeling Tools, Licensing Options   23 Sep, 2016

With the new release, Dassault Systèmes continues its promotion of model-based design, adds a PCB solution, and offers term licenses. More>>

Autodesk Gets Serious about Manufacturing Article
Autodesk Gets Serious about Manufacturing   17 Sep, 2016

Additive and subtractive manufacturing solutions developed by Autodesk and others form portfolio for machining, simulation, 3D printing, and more.More>>

Configure AutoCAD Electrical 2017 Databases for Use with Microsoft SQL Article
Configure AutoCAD Electrical 2017 Databases for Use with Microsoft SQL   15 Sep, 2016

IMAGINiT Tricks Tutorial: Follow these simple steps for quick configuration.More>>

Override XREF Objects That Are Not Set to BYLAYER Video
Override XREF Objects That Are Not Set to BYLAYER   12 Sep, 2016

Have you ever tried to change the properties of an object within an external reference that is not set to BYLAYER? If so, you know that just doesn’t work! In this video tip, Lynn Allen shows you how the XREFOVERRIDE system variable can come to your rescue.More>>

Lynn Allen's AutoCAD Tips

Lynn Allen

In her easy-to-follow, friendly style, long-time Cadalyst contributing editor and Autodesk Technical Evangelist Lynn Allen guides you through a different AutoCAD feature in every edition of her popular "Circles and Lines" tutorial series. For even more AutoCAD how-to, check out Lynn's quick tips in the Cadalyst Video Gallery. Subscribe to Cadalyst's free Tips & Tools Weekly e-newsletter and we'll notify you every time a new video tip is published. All exclusively from Cadalyst!
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