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Save Picks and Clicks with the Automated Power Trim Tool Video
Save Picks and Clicks with the Automated Power Trim Tool    11 Mar, 2019

During our last video, Lynn Allen showed you how to manually run a cool productivity tool called Power Trim to speed up the Trim and Extend commands. This week our AutoCAD expert shows you how to automate it so you can Power Trim with fewer picks and clicks. Be the envy of your office with your...More>>

PowerTrim in AutoCAD! Video
PowerTrim in AutoCAD!   25 Feb, 2019

How could any AutoCAD user possibly resist a command called PowerTrim? You trim and extend all the time in AutoCAD — why not add a tool to your repertoire that amps up the speed of these popular commands! Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen as she shows you how to save time and steps while trimming...More>>

A Compelling Example of AI in CAD: Autodesk’s Take on Generative Design Article
A Compelling Example of AI in CAD: Autodesk’s Take on Generative Design   19 Feb, 2019

Herrera on Hardware: Both evolutionary and revolutionary uses are emerging for artificial intelligence (AI) in CAD, which is making a splash from NVIDIA rendering applications to Autodesk Fusion 360 — and suggesting serious synergy with virtual workstations.More>>

Rid Your AutoCAD Drawings of Spelling Errors Video
Rid Your AutoCAD Drawings of Spelling Errors   11 Feb, 2019

Spelling errors can make you look very unprofessional — but they’re easily prevented! Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen as she shows you how to spell-check any drawing, and gives you customization tips to ensure SPELL gives you the best results possible (including working on external references).More>>

CAD Trends Survey logo Article
'CAD Trends' Survey Covers More Technologies But Yields Few Surprises   7 Feb, 2019

3D printing adoption continues to grow significantly, as strong growth potential is found for emerging technologies such as generative design and artificial intelligence. More>>

Lazy Layer Tips for AutoCAD Video
Lazy Layer Tips for AutoCAD   28 Jan, 2019

Would you like to change your current layer in fewer clicks? Would you like to move objects to a different layer by simply matching an object on the destination layer? Join AutoCAD video tipster Lynn Allen as she shares a couple of handy layer tricks that will help you get your job done faster!More>>

What Roles Do Graphics Play in Design and Engineering Software? Article
What Roles Do Graphics Play in Design and Engineering Software?   17 Jan, 2019

Graphics work in different ways to support 2D and 3D design applications, computer-aided engineering, metrology, and more. More>>

Easy Metric Conversions with the AutoCAD Quick Calculator Video
Easy Metric Conversions with the AutoCAD Quick Calculator   14 Jan, 2019

We’ve all run into scenarios where we’ve needed to do some type of unit conversion in our drawings. Did you know the Quick Calculator in AutoCAD is a pro at making it easy to do exactly that? Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen as she shows you some of the gems hidden within the Quick Calculator...More>>

A CAD Manager's Wish List Article
A CAD Manager's Wish List   12 Dec, 2018

CAD Manager Column: It’s time to stop wishing and start communicating your desires to your users, managers, and software suppliers.More>>

Get Fast Answers with the AutoCAD Quick Calculator Video
Get Fast Answers with the AutoCAD Quick Calculator   10 Dec, 2018

You’ve probably seen the AutoCAD Quick Calculator many times — but perhaps you just weren’t quite sure what to do with it. AutoCAD video tipster Lynn Allen will show you that QuickCalc is a very powerful tool, so you can stop ignoring it and start taking advantage of it!More>>


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Lynn Allen

In her easy-to-follow, friendly style, long-time Cadalyst contributing editor 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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