Videos: AutoCAD Tips by Lynn Allen
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>>

Add Dimensions Shortcut in AutoCAD Video
AutoCAD Tip – Add Dimensions Shortcut   20 Jan, 2009

Adding dimensions to someone else's AutoCAD drawings can be frustrating because you aren't aware of all their settings! This speedy trick makes it easy for you to quickly add dimensions that match perfectly. (AutoCAD 2002 and later)More>>

Quickly Locate the Objects You Need in AutoCAD Video
AutoCAD Tip – Quickly Locate the Objects You Need   6 Jan, 2009

Quick Select is a powerful command that can be used to find specific objects (or groups of objects) based on their properties. This underused command has been in AutoCAD for many releases and is certain to save you time while editing!More>>

AutoCAD Tips for Tables Video
AutoCAD Tip – Tips for Tables   16 Dec, 2008

Check out this batch of tips for AutoCAD tables, which have been around for several AutoCAD releases. Learn to use Autofill, which came along in AutoCAD 2008.More>>

AutoCAD DC Online and Autodesk Seek Video
AutoCAD Tip – DC Online and Autodesk Seek   2 Dec, 2008

Use Design Center Online and the new Autodesk Seek to grab existing content from the Internet to incorporate in your drawings. (DC Online works with AutoCAD 2000 and later.)More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Maximize Viewports, Minimize Effort   18 Nov, 2008

Quickly edit objects within a viewport without modifying the scale factor. (AutoCAD 2005 and later)More>>

AutoCAD Matching Dimension Scales Video
AutoCAD Tip – Matching Dimension Scales   4 Nov, 2008

Need a quick way to find the dimension scale of an object? This tip, which works back to AutoCAD 2000, will show you the way.More>>