Videos: AutoCAD Tips by Lynn Allen
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>>

Control Your Model Space Viewports in AutoCAD Video
Control Your Model Space Viewports in AutoCAD   11 Apr, 2016

If you work in 3D, then you probably use model space viewports. Join Autodesk Evangelist Lynn Allen as she shows you how easy it is to resize and add additional model space viewports by using some top-secret controls in AutoCAD. This tip applies to AutoCAD 2015 and newer versions.More>>

Customize the AutoCAD Status Bar Video
Customize the AutoCAD Status Bar   28 Mar, 2016

Is your AutoCAD Status Bar set up to work the way you work? Or have you chosen to leave it in its default state? This video tip from Cadalyst and Lynn Allen will show you how easy it is to personalize the status bar for maximum productivity. (And as a special bonus, you’ll discover where the...More>>

Round ‘Em Up with the AutoCAD Lasso Video
Round 'Em Up with the AutoCAD Lasso   14 Mar, 2016

If you find yourself using multiple selection sets to get the objects you need, then the Lasso — introduced in AutoCAD 2015 — could be just what you need! Join Autodesk Evangelist Lynn Allen as she shows you how to save valuable drawing time with this easy-to-use, yet powerful object selection...More>>



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