Videos: AutoCAD Tips by Lynn Allen
Search and Rescue for AutoCAD Xrefs Video
Search and Rescue for AutoCAD Xrefs   13 Aug, 2018

Is there anything worse than broken xref links in AutoCAD? They can take hours to correct, depending on the extent of the path damage. Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen to learn some amazing shortcuts to finding and repairing broken links that will save you loads of valuable time! (Applicable to...More>>

Avoid Broken Links in AutoCAD External References Video
Avoid Broken Links in AutoCAD External References    23 Jul, 2018

Let’s face it: We have a love/hate relationship with xrefs! We love them when they work, but we hate them when they don’t! Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen as she shows you how to avoid those pesky broken links when working with external references inside of AutoCAD.More>>

Create Paper Space Viewports from Named Views in AutoCAD Video
Create Paper Space Viewports from Named Views in AutoCAD   9 Jul, 2018

New to AutoCAD 2019 is the ability to easily drag and drop Named Views onto your paper space layouts. Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen as she shows you how to quickly insert those named views (complete with their saved layer settings) and control the various scale factors. Done properly, this...More>>

AutoCAD Video Tips: Save Layer States with Named Views Video
Save AutoCAD Layer States with Named Views   25 Jun, 2018

Yes, you heard that right: You can save your layer settings along with a named view. Just think of all the time you’re going to save! Join AutoCAD Tipster Lynn Allen as she shows you how to add this powerful AutoCAD tool to your arsenal!More>>

Navigate AutoCAD Drawings at Lightning Speed with Named Views Video
Navigate AutoCAD Drawings at Lightning Speed with Named Views   11 Jun, 2018

Are you tired of zooming in and zooming out to find the desired location in a drawing? Named Views to the rescue! Now you can save specific areas in your drawings as views and jet straight to them, efficiently and speedily. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you the power of Named Views, and you’ll...More>>

AutoCAD Video Tips: Create Smart Centerlines Video
Calling All AutoCAD Center Marks   14 May, 2018

Mastering center marks is easier than ever, thanks to changes introduced in AutoCAD 2017. Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen as she takes you through the ins and outs of creating and editing, so you can become a supreme center mark and centerline guru!More>>

Create Smart Centerlines in AutoCAD Video
Create Smart Centerlines in AutoCAD   23 Apr, 2018

It’s not uncommon to add centerlines while dimensioning -- but are your centerlines smart? AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen shows you the ins and outs of associative centerlines, and explains how to disassociate and reassociate them! More>>

AutoCAD Dialog Box Tips You Need to Know Video
AutoCAD Dialog Box Tips You Need to Know   9 Apr, 2018

AutoCAD 2017 added a few nice enhancements to dialog boxes with lists (like the Page Setup Manager) — but do you know about them? Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen as she clues you in on these handy features so you can take advantage of them too! More>>

We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ AutoCAD Cursor Badges! Video
We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ AutoCAD Cursor Badges!   26 Mar, 2018

Do you or don’t you need cursor badges in AutoCAD? Join Lynn Allen as she shows you the ins and outs of cursor badges, including the bizarre setting you can use to turn them off!More>>

Become a Master of the AutoCAD Cursor! Video
Become a Master of the AutoCAD Cursor!   12 Mar, 2018

We stare at the AutoCAD cursor all day long — but is it really set up the way that works best for you? Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how to master all things related to the cursor, including a new AutoCAD command that completely changes its appearance. You’ll even learn a couple of ways to...More>>


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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