Videos: AutoCAD Tips by Lynn Allen
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Combine Multiple AutoCAD Layers into One   22 Jan, 2013

Have you ever wanted to combine many layers into just one? LayMrg to the rescue! This handy command even deletes the empty layers when it's finished. Join Lynn Allen and check it out!More>>

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Mouse Wheel Tips for AutoCAD Users   8 Jan, 2013

You use the wheel on your mouse all the time for panning and zooming — but do you know everything you can do with the mouse wheel? Join Lynn as she shares a myriad of mouse wheel tips that will put you on the road to instant productivity!More>>

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AutoCAD Copy and Paste Tips   11 Dec, 2012

You may think you’re an expert at copying and pasting in AutoCAD, but join Lynn Allen as she shares a couple of tips you might not know about!More>>

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Are You an AutoCAD Expert?   13 Nov, 2012

If you think you are an AutoCAD expert, you might want to turn off some of the annoying prompts that can come between you and your designs. Join Lynn Allen as she takes you through the Expert system variable and shows you how to turn off those bubbles that appear in the AutoCAD tray.More>>

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Set and Save your AutoCAD System Variables   23 Oct, 2012

Because there are so many system variables in AutoCAD, it's easy to get them confused. The Express Tool SYSVDLG makes quick work of setting up your system variables and saving them to a file for speedy recovery down the line!More>>

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Quickly Add Additional AutoCAD Objects with the Same Properties and Settings   9 Oct, 2012

Let’s say you’re working on an older drawing, and you need to add in a few additional objects. You might not remember the layer, linetype, scale, etc. of the object — but with Add Selected, there is no need to remember! Simply select the object you’d like to reproduce, and AutoCAD will do...More>>

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Change the F1 Key to Escape in AutoCAD   25 Sep, 2012

We’ve all done it while working in AutoCAD — reached for the Escape key and pressed the F1 key by accident, that is. It's so frustrating to be faced with the unwelcome Help function! Follow Lynn Allen’s latest tip, and this will never happen to you again.More>>

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Add a Drop-Down List of Your Favorite Commands to the Quick Access Toolbar   11 Sep, 2012

AutoCAD's Quick Access toolbar is so accessible — why not add plenty of your most frequently used commands to it? Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how easy it is to add a drop-down list to the Quick Access toolbar, making you instantly more productive!More>>

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New Tricks for Customizing AutoCAD's Quick Access Toolbar   28 Aug, 2012

The Quick Access Toolbar in AutoCAD makes it easy and fast to access commonly used commands. In this video from Cadalyst, Lynn Allen shows you how to customize it to ensure you get your job done as quickly as possible! (The Quick Access Toolbar debuted in AutoCAD 2009.) More>>

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Master Your Workspaces   14 Aug, 2012

Do you have a saved workspace of your favorite user interface setup? Well, you should! In this video from Cadalyst and Lynn Allen, you'll learn the ins and outs of organizing your workspaces. Lynn will also demonstrate how to delete or rename them! (Available in standard AutoCAD since 2008.) More>>