Videos: AutoCAD Tips by Lynn Allen
Fix Lines with the Change Command Video
Clean Up Lines with AutoCAD's Change Command   26 Oct, 2015

Join Autodesk Evangelist Lynn Allen as she shows you how to clean up lines that don’t meet perfectly, and how to force lines to be orthogonal. More>>

Keep Track of Your AutoCAD Drawing Time Video
Keep Track of Your AutoCAD Drawing Time   12 Oct, 2015

It’s nice to know how much time you’ve spent on an AutoCAD drawing. It also comes in handy when you want to see how much time someone else spent on a drawing! More>>

Three Ways to Put a Frame around Your Text in AutoCAD Video
Three Ways to Put a Frame around Your Text in AutoCAD   28 Sep, 2015

If you’ve ever needed to put a frame around your AutoCAD text objects, then you’ll appreciate this quick tip from Autodesk Evangelist Lynn Allen who shows you three very different ways to accomplish that very goal — all with different advantages!More>>

Get AutoCAD to Set Your Current Layer for You Video
Get AutoCAD to Set Your Current Layer for You   14 Sep, 2015

Let’s face it, we are constantly changing our current layer while drawing. What if we could get AutoCAD to change our current layer for us?More>>

Super Speedy (and Top Secret) In-Place Attribute Editing Video
Super Speedy (and Top Secret) In-Place Attribute Editing    24 Aug, 2015

Double-click on a block with attributes, and you can easily edit many aspects of your attributes. But what if you just want to edit the attribute values — and you want to do it in place right on the screen (not in a dialog box). Autodesk Evangelist and Cadalyst Contributing Editor Lynn Allen...More>>

How to Draw Clockwise Arcs and Fillet an Open Polyline to Itself Video
How to Draw Clockwise Arcs and Fillet an Open Polyline to Itself    10 Aug, 2015

AutoCAD loves to draw arcs counter-clockwise — but what if you need clockwise? Autodesk Evangelist Lynn Allen shows you how to insist on a clockwise arc with the push of one button and how to fillet an open polyline to itself!More>>

End AutoCAD Dimension Style Worries with DimContinueMode Video
End AutoCAD Dimension Style Worries with DimContinueMode   27 Jul, 2015

Have you ever forgotten to change your current dimension style to match a base dimension when adding in a continued or baseline dimension? With DimContinueMode, you can ensure that never happens again!More>>

Embed an Image File in AutoCAD Video
Embed an Image File in AutoCAD   13 Jul, 2015

Attaching an image file into your AutoCAD drawing only inserts it as a reference, which means always sending the image file along with the AutoCAD drawing. (What a hassle!) Join Autodesk Technical Evangelist Lynn Allen as she shows you how to embed an image file so it becomes part of the drawing...More>>

Let AutoCAD Find the Perfect Scale Factor for Your Objects Video
Let AutoCAD Find the Perfect Scale Factor for Your Objects   22 Jun, 2015

Join Cadalyst contributing editor and Autodesk Evangelist Lynn Allen as she explains how AutoCAD can figure out the perfect scale factor to get your objects to the desired size. More>>

The Fastest Way to Set Your Favorite Object Snaps Video
The Fastest Way to Set Your Favorite Object Snaps    8 Jun, 2015

We work with object snaps (osnaps) all day long — why not master the art of setting them at lightning speed? Lynn Allen shows you a super shortcut to switching your object snap settings in a jiffy. More>>



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