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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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.

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Text: from Tedious to Terrific (About Darn Time!)   1 Jun, 2003
By: Lynn Allen

This month, Allen explores the new and vastly improved mtext options available in AutoCAD 2004.

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Welcome to the UI in AutoCAD 2004   1 May, 2003
By: Lynn Allen

Allen explores the new toolbars and tool palettes in the latest release of AutoCAD.

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AutoCAD 2004 Step Savers   1 Apr, 2003
By: Lynn Allen

Allen makes an inventory of the steps you'll save by using AutoCAD 2004.

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Guard Your Drawings with Digital Signature   1 Mar, 2003
By: Lynn Allen

This ingenious new extension lets you digitally sign electronic files and is now available through the Autodesk Subscription program.

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To See or Not to See--Using the Latest (Free) Autodesk Viewer!   1 Feb, 2003
By: Lynn Allen

Turning your DWGs to PDFs or protecting your AutoCAD docs is a snap with the new Autodesk Viewer.

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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