Videos: AutoCAD Tips by Lynn Allen
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AutoCAD Tip – Print to Raster   22 Jan, 2008

Did you know you can create a raster image directly from AutoCAD? It's easy! Here's how.More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – A Stroll Through the LayWalk Command   8 Jan, 2008

The Layer Walk (LayWalk) command in AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT lets you examine your drawing layer-by-layer, viewing the type and number of objects on each layer -- and much more.More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Quick Layers Housekeeping   18 Dec, 2007

Use AutoCAD's SetByLayer command to clean up drawings according to your own layer standards. Even objects in blocks and nested blocks can be set to layers -- quickly and easily!More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Lessons in Layers   4 Dec, 2007

Take a look at some of the new Layer command functionality in AutoCAD 2008.More>>

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AutoCAD Tip - Layer States Made Easy    4 Dec, 2007

Use AutoCAD's Layer States Manager to set up layer states; edit or delete existing layer states; and export layer states for use in other files.More>>

Automatically Translate Layer Names Video
AutoCAD Tip – Automatically Translate Layer Names   6 Nov, 2007

AutoCAD's Laytrans command automatically translates an existing set of layer names to a different set of layer names.More>>

Automated AutoCAD standards Video
AutoCAD Tip – Let AutoCAD Check Your Standards   16 Oct, 2007

Using this powerful but little-known function, you can check any AutoCAD file for standards compliance -- and even automatically fix nonstandard styles.More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Convert Drawings to Raster Format   2 Oct, 2007

Autodesk's Lynn Allen explains how to configure AutoCAD to convert drawings to PDF or other raster file format -- including a quick tip for reducing PDF file sizes.More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – More Tips for Handling Text   18 Sep, 2007

Bring text into AutoCAD from a file, such as an MS Word document. And, take advantage of improved dynamic columns and spell check features in v2008.More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Effortless Mtext   4 Sep, 2007

Save time and trouble using these tips about paragraph text formatting, and have a little fun, too.More>>