Cadalyst Author

Lynn Allen


Lynn Allen, Autodesk Technical Evangelist, speaks to more than 30,000 users worldwide each year. She has written Cadalyst’s "Circles and Lines" column since 1993 and is the creator of Cadalyst’s popular AutoCAD video tips. She began using AutoCAD software with Release 1.4 more than 20 years ago and taught at the corporate and collegiate levels for 13 years before joining Autodesk. A sought-after public speaker with a unique comedic style, she is the host of Autodesk University and always one of the event’s highest-rated speakers. She has written three AutoCAD books; the latest is titled AutoCAD Professional Tips and Techniques. You can reach her at lynn.allen@autodesk.com.


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Step Savers in AutoCAD 2005   1 Jun, 2004
By: Lynn Allen

These (sometimes subtle) improvements help you work faster.

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Perfect Paper Space, Part 2   17 May, 2004
By: Lynn Allen

A good grasp of paper space viewports helps with design documentation and plotting.

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Perfect Paper Space, Part 1   10 Apr, 2004
By: Lynn Allen

Stop living in denial?embrace the world of layouts.

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13 More Express Tools   1 Mar, 2004
By: Lynn Allen

Continued coverage of Express Tools includes gems that assist with layout, dimensions, and selections.

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10 Express Tools Conquer Text   6 Jan, 2004
By: Lynn Allen

Make annotations go easier with the text tools hidden in AutoCAD's Express Tools.

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did ya know?   1 Dec, 2003
By: Lynn Allen

Lynn Allen hosts a Tips and Tricks party with 30 AutoCAD nuggets to make your life easier.

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Digging Deep into the Express Tools   1 Oct, 2003
By: Lynn Allen

This month, Allen painstakingly describes the slue of Express tools available for use with your AutoCAD layers.

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Trying to Follow Those Standards!   1 Sep, 2003
By: Lynn Allen

Allen helps you take advantage of the simple, effective features of the CAD Standards tool in AutoCAD 2004.

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The Return of the Express Tools! (Who Says Dreams Don't Come True?)   1 Aug, 2003
By: Lynn Allen

Allen celebrates the return of the awesome Express Tools in AutoCAD 2004.

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Do You Know Your Options?   1 Jul, 2003
By: Lynn Allen

Lynn Allen shows you how to define default file types, set preferences, and (if you dare) mess with your coworkers' minds by picking "astronomical units" as your basic measurement.

AutoCAD Tips!

Lynn Allen

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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