Videos: AutoCAD Tips by Lynn Allen
Override XREF Objects That Are Not Set to BYLAYER Video
Override XREF Objects That Are Not Set to BYLAYER   12 Sep, 2016

Have you ever tried to change the properties of an object within an external reference that is not set to BYLAYER? If so, you know that just doesn’t work! In this video tip, Lynn Allen shows you how the XREFOVERRIDE system variable can come to your rescue.More>>

Revision Clouds Made Easy! Video
Revision Clouds Made Easy!   22 Aug, 2016

Revision clouds are a mainstay in drafting – but do you know how to put more than one revcloud together? Join Lynn Allen as she shows you all the ins and outs of creating revision clouds including the new features that came out in AutoCAD 2016.More>>

More Tricks for AutoCAD’s New Dimensioning Tool Video
More Tricks for AutoCAD’s New Dimensioning Tool   8 Aug, 2016

The new dimensioning tool in AutoCAD is so smart, it can even sort out continued dimensions with a single click! Join Lynn Allen as she shows you another productive tip within the new DIM tool, and demonstrates how to easily control the width of dimension text.More>>

AutoCAD’s New One-Stop Dimensioning Tool Video
AutoCAD’s New One-Stop Dimensioning Tool   25 Jul, 2016

If you’re still doing dimensioning the old-fashioned way, it’s time to change your ways and use the one-stop shop instead! This video tip from Cadalyst and Lynn Allen will show you the amazing new dimensioning tool that will save you plenty of clicks — and time.More>>

Easy Isometric Drawing in AutoCAD Video
Easy Isometric Drawing in AutoCAD   11 Jul, 2016

Sometimes AutoCAD users want to simulate 3D drawings in 2D mode — and we can do so easily with the Isodraft tool. In this video tip from Cadalyst and Lynn Allen, you’ll learn how Isodraft (located on the status bar) quickly switches you to isometric drawing mode, and moves you from one...More>>

AutoCAD Fraction Facts Video
AutoCAD Fraction Facts   27 Jun, 2016

In AutoCAD, there is much more to stacked fractions than meets the eye. Watch this video tip from Cadalyst and Autodesk Technical Evangelist Lynn Allen to learn all the ins and outs of stacking fractions — you’ll be an AutoCAD fraction expert before you know it!More>>

Caps Lock and Columns in AutoCAD Mtext Video
Caps Lock and Columns in AutoCAD Mtext   13 Jun, 2016

AutoCAD 2015 added quite a few new features to the MTEXT editor. Do you know about them? Join Lynn Allen as she shows you some of the new features to make sure you’re getting the most out of your text editor!More>>

Get the Most out of Your AutoCAD Galleries Video
Get the Most out of Your AutoCAD Galleries   24 May, 2016

In AutoCAD 2015, Autodesk added the great new Gallery feature for improving Insert, Dimension Styles, Table Styles, etc. Are you using Galleries? And if so, are you getting the most out of them? In this video tip from Cadalyst and Lynn Allen, you’ll learn the ins and outs of Galleries!More>>

Line Up Text in AutoCAD Video
Line Up Text in AutoCAD   9 May, 2016

If you’ve ever needed to align existing text strings to a specific point or distance, then you need to check out the TextAlign command! In this video from Cadalyst and Autodesk Evangelist Lynn Allen, you’ll see how easy and fast it is to get your text in order.More>>

Take Control of the 3DOrbit Command in AutoCAD Video
Take Control of the 3DOrbit Command in AutoCAD   25 Apr, 2016

By default, the 3DOrbit command rotates around the center of your AutoCAD model. When you’re working on a specific part of a 3D model, that rotation centroid may not work for you. In this video tip from Cadalyst and Lynn Allen, you’ll see how to take control of the 3DOrbit command and select...More>>



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