Videos: AutoCAD Tips by Lynn Allen
AutoCAD Valuable System Variables Video
AutoCAD Tip – Two Valuable System Variables    18 Aug, 2009

AutoCAD has so many system variables that it can be difficult to keep track of them all. If you work with multiple open drawings at one time, or if you use the Pedit command frequently, then you simply must tune in to discover two system variables (PEDITACCEPT and TASKBAR) that will make your every...More>>

AutoCAD Tip – Dealing with Overridden Dimensions Video
AutoCAD Tip – Dealing with Overridden Dimensions   21 Jul, 2009

Located in the Express Tool menu, the DIMREASSOC Express Tool will find those pesky overridden text values for you and reset them to their actual value. More>>

AutoCAD Dimension Multiple Objects Quickly Video
AutoCAD Tip – Dimension Multiple Objects Quickly   7 Jul, 2009

Don't waste your time dimensioning one object at a time -- use the QDIM (Quick Dimension) command! Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how to dimension faster than ever. (Works with AutoCAD R14 and later.)More>>

Bringing in Layers in AutoCAD Video
AutoCAD Tip – Bringing in Layers   19 May, 2009

Bring layers from one drawing into another with the Insert command in this quick AutoCAD tip.More>>

AutoCAD Tip - Overkill Can Be a Good Thing Video
AutoCAD Tip – Overkill Can Be a Good Thing   21 Apr, 2009

The Express Tool called Overkill has been part of AutoCAD for years and years and can work wonders if your file is full of duplicate objects. Lynn Allen guides you through the steps toward a cleaner drawing.More>>

AutoCAD Import Layout Tabs Video
AutoCAD Tip – Import Layout Tabs   7 Apr, 2009

Import layout tabs from existing documents into a new file with this simple tip.More>>

AutoCAD Tip on Tracking Video
AutoCAD Tip – Hip Tip on Tracking   17 Mar, 2009

You may know how to use Tracking to update your dimensions, but you can use it at any time on any type of object.More>>

Reverse Search for Xref in AutoCAD Video
AutoCAD Tip – Where Did You Use That Xref   3 Mar, 2009

We all know how to check our drawing files for attached external references (XREFs)...but have you ever wished you could do a "Reverse Search"? Check out the search capabilities of Design Center, which allows you do find which drawings a specific drawing is referenced INTO.More>>

AutoCAD Layer Properties per Viewport Video
AutoCAD Tip – Layer Properties per Viewport   17 Feb, 2009

Sometimes we want an object to be two different colors in two different viewports. It sounds simple, but it can be quite cumbersome. Lynn shows you just how easy it can be! (Works in AutoCAD 2008-2010.)More>>

AutoCAD Dimension Tricks Video
AutoCAD Tip – Dimension Tricks   3 Feb, 2009

Lynn shares some easy dimension tricks for evenly spacing out baseline dimensions, breaking dimension lines that cross, and adding a jog line. (Works in AutoCAD 2008-2010.)More>>