Videos: AutoCAD Tips by Lynn Allen
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AutoCAD Tip – Measure Twice, Cut Once   23 Aug, 2011

You probably spend quite a bit of time measuring objects inside of AutoCAD — but are you using the latest measurement tools? Join Lynn Allen as she takes you through the options in the MeasureGeom command to make sure you're as efficient as possible! (Available in standard AutoCAD since the 2010...More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Reduce File Sizes with the WBlock Command   9 Aug, 2011

Most of us are familiar with the WBlock command for writing objects or blocks to a drawing file. Did you know that WBlock can also be used to dramatically reduce the size of your drawings? Join Lynn Allen as she shows you one of the top-secret abilities of WBlock and satisfies your need for speed!More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Turn a Spline into a Polyline    26 Jul, 2011

There are things you can do to a polyline that you just can’t do to a spline! Consequently, you’ve probably wished from time to time that you could convert a spline to a polyline. Join Lynn as she shows you how to do exactly that, so you can be on the road to instant productivity!More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Get the Power of Groups   12 Jul, 2011

AutoCAD gurus know about groups — do you? Join Lynn Allen as she runs through the features of the powerful Group command and shows you how handy and easy groups are to use! (Works in standard AutoCAD, release 10 and later.)More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Enter the World of AutoLISP - Part 3   28 Jun, 2011

If you’ve been following along you know that Lynn has shown us two great intro-to-AutoLISP tips. This final installment (for now) takes your AutoLISP skills even further as you create a LISP routine that shortens the many picks and clicks it takes to insert a block. Join in and learn how to...More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Enter the World of AutoLISP - Part 2   14 Jun, 2011

You asked for it — you got it! Join Lynn Allen as she continues down the AutoLISP road and shares some more functions to improve your productivity. You’ll be a guru in no time!More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Align Objects with Quick Properties    24 May, 2011

Quick Properties is a pretty handy tool, especially when it comes to lining up objects such as text strings. Join Lynn as she shows you an especially clever means of using QuickProp to align text objects. Works in standard AutoCAD since the 2004 release.More>>

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Enter the World of AutoLISP!   10 May, 2011

To become a true AutoCAD guru, you need to know a little AutoLISP. Join Lynn Allen as she takes you through the very basics of AutoLISP and starts you down the road to creating your own AutoCAD commands! More>>

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Copy Nested Objects   26 Apr, 2011

The NCopy Express Tool allows you to copy nested objects from within blocks and xrefs — with no need to bind or explode! In AutoCAD 2012, you can also mine data from inside of DGN underlays. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you the ins and outs of this powerful tool. Works as a command in standard...More>>

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Rotate Viewports and Reverse   12 Apr, 2011

If you are tired of adjusting your linework so the complex linetypes are going the right direction, you will enjoy Lynn Allen’s most recent video tip. And if you’ve wished your views would rotate with the viewports — well, that’s covered too! Works in standard AutoCAD since the 2009 release.More>>