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SOLIDWORKS File Structure Explained Video
SOLIDWORKS File Structure Explained   23 Jan, 2017

This tutorial shows how the primary file types in SOLIDWORKS relate to each other.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>>

Polyga Aims for Affordable Reverse Engineering with SOLIDWORKS Add-In Article
Polyga Aims for Affordable Reverse Engineering with SOLIDWORKS Add-In   19 Jan, 2017

The newly released XTract3D toolbar helps SOLIDWORKS users create parametric CAD models from 3D scan data — for less than $3,000 a seat.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>>

Autodesk University 2016, Part 2: What's New for AEC, Manufacturing Tools Article
Autodesk University 2016, Part 2: What's New for AEC, Manufacturing Tools   16 Dec, 2016

Event report: Product Innovation keynote session delivers latest software news, including a sneak peek at Project Quantum, a fully integrated, collaborative, cloud-based platform for AEC. More>>

High-End Workstations Prioritize Performance Without Compromise Sponsored
High-End Workstations Prioritize Performance Without Compromise   16 Dec, 2016

Unlike entry-class and mid-range workstations, high-end models such as the Fujitsu CELSIUS R940 don't compromise on speed, expandability, or reliability to improve their price-to-performance ratios.More>>

Creating Our Document and Learning How Onshape Works Video
Creating Our Document and Learning How Onshape Works   12 Dec, 2016

This tutorial introduces the document page and other basics of Onshape operation.More>>

Working on Someone Else’s AutoCAD Drawing Video
Working on Someone Else’s AutoCAD Drawing   12 Dec, 2016

Have you ever needed to update a drawing that you didn’t create? You just need to add in a few objects, but you don’t want to go through the hassle of figuring out all the assorted settings and styles that were used. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you a couple of tricks that will help you get in...More>>

AMD Embraces Streaming and VR in Its “Biggest Ever” Graphics Software Update Article
AMD Embraces Streaming, VR in Its “Biggest Ever” Graphics Software Update    9 Dec, 2016

Radeon Pro Software Crimson ReLive Edition is designed to help developers and professional users create and share vivid visual experiences. More>>


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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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