Videos: AutoCAD Tips by Lynn Allen
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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>>

Convert AutoCAD drawings to raster format. Video
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>>

AutoCAD text handling tips. Video
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>>

AutoCAD paragraph formatting with mtext Video
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>>

Dtext in AutoCAD Video
AutoCAD Tip – Improve Your Dtext Dexterity   21 Aug, 2007

Improve how you handle single-line text. You can even change it to mtext!More>>

Make the Most of Dynamic Input in AutoCAD Video
AutoCAD Tip – Make the Most of Dynamic Input   7 Aug, 2007

These quick tips show a few of the ways you can use AutoCAD's new dynamic input functionality to make your drawing life a little bit easier.More>>

AutoCAD Tangent Arcs and Lines Video
AutoCAD Tip – Easy Tangent Arcs and Lines   17 Jul, 2007

Create tangent arcs and lines with one click; add multiple text entries while in Dtext.More>>

Right-click commands in AutoCAD Video
AutoCAD Tip – Rev Up Your Right Click   3 Jul, 2007

Here's the secret to using your mouse for Enter as well as to access shortcut menus in AutoCAD.More>>