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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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Know All Your Options   15 Oct, 2004
By: Lynn Allen

AutoCAD's latest Options dialog box holds some powerful features.

Article
Know All Your Options   15 Oct, 2004
By: Lynn Allen

AutoCAD's latest Options dialog box holds some powerful features.

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Circles & Lines: Object Snaps, the Sequel   15 Sep, 2004
By: Lynn Allen

This month continues exploration of the many object snap options in AutoCAD.

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Circles and Lines: Object Snaps-Part 1   16 Aug, 2004
By: Lynn Allen

Object snaps are an integral part of everyday AutoCAD drawing life. But are you using them to their fullest potential?

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CIRCLES AND LINES: Grips 101   1 Jul, 2004
By: Lynn Allen

Those little boxes can speed up editing in AutoCAD.

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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.

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 new feature or time-saving trick in every episode of her popular AutoCAD video tips. Subscribe to the free Cadalyst Video Picks newsletter and we'll notify you every time a new video tip is published. All exclusively from Cadalyst!

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