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 Those Raster Images   1 Jan, 1999
By: Lynn Allen

How to edit raster images after you've inserted them.

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The World of Raster   1 Dec, 1998
By: Lynn Allen

This month we'll tour some of the raster capabilities of AutoCAD R14

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Secret Right-Click Cursor Menus   1 Nov, 1998
By: Lynn Allen

This month's article centers on right-click cursor menus that can offer improved productivity.

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Creating Your Own Toolbars (For the Technically Challenged!)   1 Oct, 1998
By: Lynn Allen

The nice thing about creating your own toolbars is that it's easy-and we like that!

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The FILTER Command-Your New Best Friend   1 Sep, 1998
By: Lynn Allen

Selecting objects is an everyday occurrence for all CAD operators. Shaving seconds off the selection set process can subtract minutes, possibly even hours over the time span of a project.

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The Quintessential Selection Set   1 Aug, 1998
By: Lynn Allen

This month, we'll look closely at the many options that exist in selecting objects-something we do quite frequently in our daily AutoCAD routine.

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Bonus Tools, the Final Chapter   1 Jul, 1998
By: Lynn Allen

This month, we'll explore the remaining tools in the R14 Bonus menu, beginning with the Bonus Draw commands and ending with a potpourri of useful utility tools.

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AutoCAD R14 Bonus Tools, Part 3   1 Jun, 1998
By: Lynn Allen

Continuing on our path down the Bonus pulldown menus takes us to the Modify Cascading menu.

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It's BONUS time again! The Text Bonus Tools.   1 May, 1998
By: Lynn Allen

The Bonus tools fill our AutoCAD days with quick-and-easy routines that make the design process much more enjoyable.

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It's BONUS time! The R14 Layer Bonus Routines   1 Apr, 1998
By: Lynn Allen

The bonus routines attached to the three bonus toolbars will bring sighs of delight to you proficient AutoCAD users.

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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