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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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Dimension Tips (Circles and Lines AutoCAD Tutorial)   1 Dec, 2008
By: Lynn Allen

Two features found in AutoCAD 2008 can tame your misbehaving dimensions.

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Object Properties at Your Fingertips (Circles and Lines AutoCAD Tutorial)   1 Nov, 2008
By: Lynn Allen

Reduce repetition with the Quick Properties tool and Rollover Tooltips feature in AutoCAD 2009.

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Random AutoCAD Tips and Tricks for All, Part II (Circles and Lines AutoCAD Tutorial)   1 Oct, 2008
By: Lynn Allen

Good advice to make you more productive.

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Random AutoCAD Tips and Tricks for All (Circles and Lines AutoCAD Tutorial)   1 Sep, 2008
By: Lynn Allen

These nuggets of good advice can save time and effort.

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AutoCAD 2009: Get a Better View (Circles and Lines AutoCAD Tutorial)   1 Aug, 2008
By: Lynn Allen

ViewCube enables you to load any Autodesk product and quickly view designs in 3D.

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AutoCAD 2009: Quick View Commands (Circles and Lines AutoCAD Tutorial)   1 Jul, 2008
By: Lynn Allen

Don't get lost in multiple layouts; use Quick View Layout and Quick View Drawings.

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AutoCAD 2009: Action Recorder (Circles and Lines AutoCAD Tutorial)   1 Jun, 2008
By: Lynn Allen

Just click a button to record your actions; no programming skills required.

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AutoCAD 2009: Changes to the User Interface (Circles and Lines AutoCAD Tutorial)   1 May, 2008
By: Lynn Allen

The modifications are extensive, and they may help you get your work done faster.

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AutoCAD 2009: Fabulous Improvements to Everyday Commands (Circles and Lines AutoCAD Tutorial)   1 Apr, 2008
By: Lynn Allen

New capabilities for simple commands mean better productivity in this new Autodesk release.

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Create Your Own AutoCAD Commands (Circles and Lines AutoCAD Tutorial)   1 Mar, 2008
By: Lynn Allen

Customizing commands in AutoCAD helps to reduce tedious repetition.

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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