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Lynn Allen


Lynn Allen 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 hosted Autodesk University many times and was 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 lynnallen-consult@outlook.com.


Article
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

In her easy-to-follow, friendly style, long-time Cadalyst contributing editor 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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