Videos: AutoCAD Tips by Lynn Allen
AutoCAD Video Tips: The Undo Command Master Class Video
AutoCAD Video Tips: The Undo Command Master Class   11 Sep, 2017

So you think you know all there is to know about Undo? Not so fast! Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how to have ultimate control over the Undo behavior in AutoCAD, so you can customize it for maximum productivity.More>>

Master the Undo Command Video
AutoCAD Video Tips: Master the Undo Command   28 Aug, 2017

So you think you can Undo? There’s so much more to it than just using the simple U command. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you a few of the many options in AutoCAD’s Undo command — and puts you on the road to instant productivity!More>>

Copy Multiple Objects out of Xrefs Video
AutoCAD Video Tips: Copy Multiple Objects out of Xrefs   14 Aug, 2017

If you want to copy a large group of objects out of an external reference (xref) and don’t want to use the painful NCopy command that forces you to pick them one at a time, then you’ll love this tip! More>>

Close the Gaps in Badly Drawn AutoCAD Drawings Video
Close the Gaps in Badly Drawn AutoCAD Drawings   24 Jul, 2017

Have you ever tried to join lines or plines together that were not contiguous? It can be done, but you have to know the top-secret recipe for doing so! Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how to get rid of the gaps and end up with seamless polylines.More>>

The Fastest Way to Remove a Polyline Segment in AutoCAD Video
The Fastest Way to Remove a Polyline Segment in AutoCAD   10 Jul, 2017

Are you working too hard — are you using PEDIT to remove a segment from a polyline? Join Autodesk Evangelist Lynn Allen as she shows you a super speedy technique to easily remove one or more polyline segments without needing to explode the polyline.More>>

Zoom In on AutoCAD Objects with the View Cube — Even in 2D! Video
Zoom In on AutoCAD Objects with the View Cube — Even in 2D!   26 Jun, 2017

If you want to zoom in on an object with maximum speed, then be sure to check out this super-speedy tip from Cadalyst and Autodesk Evangelist Lynn Allen! Who would have guessed the View Cube could come in so handy in 2D as well?More>>

Create Speedy AutoCAD Paper Space Viewports — the Right Way Video
Create Speedy AutoCAD Paper Space Viewports — the Right Way   12 Jun, 2017

You’ve finished your model, and now you’re ready to print. You just need to set up your paper space layouts with your title block, and viewports to scale. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you the speedy (and correct) route to create viewports, along with a tip or two for those of you who are old...More>>

AutoCAD Video Tips: Speed Up Your Saves Video
AutoCAD Video Tips: Speed Up Your Saves   22 May, 2017

We want to go as quickly as possible in AutoCAD, right? We don’t want to spend a split second longer than necessary waiting for AutoCAD to perform a save. In this tutorial from Cadalyst and Lynn Allen, you’ll see how to speed up any type of save (including automatic saves) so you can get your...More>>

Take Control of Your Automatic Saves in AutoCAD Video
Take Control of Your Automatic Saves in AutoCAD   8 May, 2017

Let’s face it: We need our AutoCAD automatic saves. But are we controlling them, or are they controlling us? In this video from Cadalyst and Lynn Allen, you’ll see how to get the most out of your automatic saves — and how to use your .SV$ files, should you ever need to!More>>

Mind the Gap in AutoCAD! Video
Mind the Gap in AutoCAD!   24 Apr, 2017

Snapping to gaps in linetypes in AutoCAD used to be impossible — until the amazing system variable LTGAPSELECTION came along! In this video from Cadalyst and Lynn Allen, you’ll see how to finally snap to the gap after all these years.More>>


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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