Videos: AutoCAD Tips by Lynn Allen
Add Your Own Panel to the AutoCAD Ribbon Video
Add Your Own Panel to the AutoCAD Ribbon   11 Jan, 2016

Creating your own panel filled with your favorite AutoCAD commands is easy. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how to make your own custom panel for the AutoCAD ribbon, complete with your most frequently used commands. Then be prepared to race through AutoCAD at maximum speed!More>>

A Couple of DText Tips Video
A Couple of DText Tips   14 Dec, 2015

It can be a little frustrating when you need to add another text string underneath the existing dtext strings! Join Lynn Allen as she shows you a couple of clever dtext tips that will make working with single line text so much easier!More>>

Lengthen AutoCAD Arcs at Lightning Speed Video
Lengthen AutoCAD Arcs at Lightning Speed   23 Nov, 2015

The Lengthen command is a handy tool for lengthening many objects in AutoCAD. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you the ins and outs of the Lengthen command as it relates to arcs for maximum productivity!More>>

Lengthen (or Shorten) AutoCAD Lines in a Flash! Video
Lengthen (or Shorten) AutoCAD Lines in a Flash!   9 Nov, 2015

If you need to lengthen lines a specific distance or to a total length, then you should be using the Lengthen command! Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how handy the Lengthen command can be when editing your objects.More>>

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>>


AutoCAD Tips!

Lynn Allen

In her easy-to-follow, friendly style, long-time Cadalyst contributing editor and Autodesk Technical Evangelist Lynn Allen guides you through a new feature or time-saving trick in every episode of her popular AutoCAD video tips. Subscribe to the free Cadalyst Video Picks newsletter and we'll notify you every time a new video tip is published. All exclusively from Cadalyst!

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