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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Editing Your External References   1 Dec, 1999
By: Lynn Allen

Wouldn't it be nice if you could edit an external reference from within the drawing it's attached to?

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Modifying Object Properties with AutoCAD 2000   1 Nov, 1999
By: Lynn Allen

The new Properties dialog in AutoCAD 2000 has been a big hit with those who have already jumped on the upgrade bandwagon.

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Feeling at Home in AutoCAD 2000   1 Oct, 1999
By: Lynn Allen

I always feel trepidation about new releases of AutoCAD. What changes will be made?

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AutoCAD Express Tools (The Final Episode)   1 Sep, 1999
By: Lynn Allen

Let's conclude the series with the final option on the Express Toolspulldown menu: Tools

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The AutoCAD 2000 Express Tools Part II (The Saga Continues)   1 Aug, 1999
By: Lynn Allen

Express Tools are just the beloved Bonus Tools with a new name.

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AutoCAD 2000 Express Tools (formerly known as Bonus!)   1 Jul, 1999
By: Lynn Allen

Let's move on to the good stuff: those free Express Tools that come in AutoCAD 2000.

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Neglected but Powerful Menus (Customizing-Part IV)   1 May, 1999
By: Lynn Allen

Very powerful Buttons menus and Accelerator keys.

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Customizing Your Pulldown Menus   1 Apr, 1999
By: Lynn Allen

This month, we'll look at another type of menu-more notably the popular pulldowns.

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Down and Dirty Customizing-Part II   1 Mar, 1999
By: Lynn Allen

This month, we'll continue to cover actual menu syntax and create some simple macros.

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The Down and Dirty Basics of Customizing AutoCAD   1 Feb, 1999
By: Lynn Allen

There are many different sections of AutoCAD worthy of customizing. The pulldown menus and toolbars are probably the easiest and most popular.

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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