Videos: AutoCAD Tips by Lynn Allen
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Three Ways to Change Your Current AutoCAD Layer   9 Jul, 2013

Changing layers is a fact of life in AutoCAD — are you doing it the fastest possible way? Join Autodesk Evangelist Lynn Allen as she shows you three different ways to change your current layer.More>>

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Match AutoCAD Objects to the Correct Layer   26 Jun, 2013

If you ever need to quickly move objects from one layer to another, and you aren't sure about the layer name but you can see objects on the destination layer, this handy tool is perfect for you. Try LayMch for speedy layer changes!More>>

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The Final Frontier for Multifunctional Grips in AutoCAD   11 Jun, 2013

Are you looking for a super-speedy way to add or modify dimensions? Multifunctional grips to the rescue! Join Lynn Allen as she explains how multifunctional grips relate to dimensions, and puts you on the road to instant productivity.More>>

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Take AutoCAD Multifunction Grips to the Next Level   28 May, 2013

In Lynn's previous video tip, we learned the basics of multifunction grips and polylines. In this tip, we'll take the power of multifunction grips to the next level by adding the ability to precisely change the length of lines and arcs at lightning speed.More>>

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Get a Handle on Multifunctional Grips in AutoCAD   14 May, 2013

AutoCAD 2011 added valuable multifunctional grips to polylines. These handy grips are also available in nonassociative hatch boundaries. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how to get the most out of these nifty grips — and avoid the dreaded PEdit command! More>>

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Right-Click Customization in AutoCAD   22 Apr, 2013

You can navigate through commands twice as fast if you modify your right-click customization options — and who doesn’t want to go twice as fast? Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how to set up the right button on your mouse to execute an Enter or access the shortcut menus, depending on how long...More>>

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Time-Saving AutoCAD Hatch Tips   9 Apr, 2013

Are you making the most of AutoCAD's hatch tools? Lynn Allen takes you through some valuable hatching tips that are sure to shave some time off of this common process!More>>

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Display Annotations in AutoCAD Drawings   26 Mar, 2013

We almost always want our text, dimensions, leaders, etc. to be on the top of the display order, while we want our crosshatching to be in the back. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you the fastest way to ensure your annotations and hatches are always displayed correctly.More>>

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Turn Your AutoCAD Objects Invisible   11 Mar, 2013

For years, we've used layers to control the visibility of objects in AutoCAD — but that approach can be very tedious. Why not use object isolation to simply select those objects you wish to make invisible? Join Autodesk Evangelist Lynn Allen as she shows you the ins and outs of object isolation!More>>

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Select Similar Objects in AutoCAD at Lightning Speed   26 Feb, 2013

AutoCAD 2011 added the SelectSimilar command, which is a great feature for grabbing like objects quickly and easily. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you all the ins and outs of the command — including how to customize it to get the results you're after! More>>