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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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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.

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Unraveling AutoCAD's CUI, Part 2 (Circles and Lines AutoCAD Tutorial)   1 Feb, 2008
By: Lynn Allen

Creating toolbars that are perfect for you.

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Unraveling AutoCAD's CUI, Part 1 (Circles and Lines AutoCAD Tutorial)   1 Jan, 2008
By: Lynn Allen

What is the CUI, and how do you change workspaces?

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Sit Back in Your Easy Chair (Circles and Lines AutoCAD Tutorial)   1 Dec, 2007
By: Lynn Allen

Set up AutoCAD 2008 so it's easy to use and offers as much screen real estate as possible.

AutoCAD Tips!

Lynn Allen

In her easy-to-follow, friendly style, long-time Cadalyst contributing editor and Autodesk Technical Evangelist 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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