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Get More from Your AutoCAD Command Line with AutoComplete Video
Get More from Your AutoCAD Command Line with AutoComplete   27 Feb, 2017

Do you have your INPUTSEARCHOPTIONS dialog configured in a way that works for you? In this video from Cadalyst and Lynn Allen, you’ll learn how to customize AutoComplete for maximum productivity.More>>

Understanding Curtain Wall Restraints in Autodesk Revit Video
Understanding Curtain Wall Restraints in Autodesk Revit    24 Feb, 2017

This tutorial introduces the properties and parameters that govern how the Revit curtain wall works.More>>

New Cadalyst Tip Sheet Covers Input Devices for CAD Article
New Cadalyst Tip Sheet Covers Input Devices for CAD   20 Feb, 2017

Seventh entry in Cadalyst Pro Tips series is available now, with no registration required.More>>

Grab AutoCAD Content — and Go! Video
Grab AutoCAD Content — and Go!   7 Feb, 2017

If you’re good with a keyboard, you can grab AutoCAD content (such as blocks and layers) straight from the Command line even faster than you can through the ribbon. In this video tip from Cadalyst and Lynn Allen, you’ll see just how quickly you can access valuable content!More>>

Cadalyst Poll: What portion of your CAD work is performed in 2D? Article
Cadalyst Poll: What portion of your CAD work is performed in 2D?   1 Feb, 2017

Cadalyst Poll: What portion of your CAD work is performed in 2D?More>>

Steel Detailers Make the Move from 2D CAD to 3D Workflows Sponsored
Steel Detailers Make the Move from 2D CAD to 3D Workflows   25 Jan, 2017

As the industry evolves to rely on building information modeling (BIM), professionals have the option to change along with it — or get left behind.More>>

Define Element Attributes in MicroStation Video
Define Element Attributes in MicroStation   23 Jan, 2017

Learn the basics of element attributes, and how to define them.More>>

The Perils of AutoCAD’s PICKFIRST System Variable Video
The Perils of AutoCAD’s PICKFIRST System Variable   23 Jan, 2017

With so many system variables in AutoCAD, it's easy to accidentally turn off something vital. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how valuable the system variable PICKFIRST is, and why you never want to turn it off!More>>

Surf the Software Licensing Tsunami Article
Surf the Software Licensing Tsunami   18 Jan, 2017

CAD Manager Column: The move from perpetual to rental licensing is well under way — evaluate your needs and strategies now so you don’t get swamped.More>>

Insert Specific Layers from Another AutoCAD Drawing Video
Insert Specific Layers from Another AutoCAD Drawing   9 Jan, 2017

You have a drawing with all the right layers and properties, and you want those layers in your current drawing — but how can you get them? Join Lynn Allen as she shows you two different methods for importing layers from one drawing into another. And if you should bring in a layer with a duplicate...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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