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Cadalyst Publishes Generative Design Primer Article
Cadalyst Publishes Generative Design Primer   13 Sep, 2018

A new white paper explains the technology, terminology, and tools in the world of computer-optimized design. More>>

Avoid Four Common CAD Management Mistakes Article
Avoid Four Common CAD Management Mistakes    12 Sep, 2018

CAD Manager Column: You’ve heard plenty of advice about what to do in your role as CAD manager — now, it’s time to learn what not to do.More>>

Face Fewer Headaches with Xrefs Video
Face Fewer Headaches with Xrefs   10 Sep, 2018

In this final chapter in her series on reducing xref stresses, AutoCAD video tipster Lynn Allen shares two tips to help you save money on painkillers and put you on the road to stress-fee design! Watch as Lynn shows you how to make sure your hard-coded paths are changed from Absolute to Relative,...More>>

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Find a Home for Orphaned AutoCAD Xrefs   27 Aug, 2018

It’s never a good thing when our AutoCAD xrefs become orphans! Join AutoCAD video tipster Lynn Allen as she shows you how to easily find an xref orphan’s parent drawing in AutoCAD 2018 or higher and quickly resolve the problem. More>>

The Continuing Value of Local, Customized CAD, Part 2 Article
The Continuing Value of Local, Customized CAD, Part 2   22 Aug, 2018

CAD Manager Column: Readers share their opinions on the local CAD vs. cloud CAD debate.More>>

Search and Rescue for AutoCAD Xrefs Video
Search and Rescue for AutoCAD Xrefs   13 Aug, 2018

Is there anything worse than broken xref links in AutoCAD? They can take hours to correct, depending on the extent of the path damage. Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen to learn some amazing shortcuts to finding and repairing broken links that will save you loads of valuable time! (Applicable to...More>>

The Continuing Value of Local, Customized CAD Article
The Continuing Value of Local, Customized CAD   8 Aug, 2018

CAD Manager Column: Cloud-based CAD is being heavily promoted by software companies, but there are concrete reasons why CAD managers may be better off sticking with locally installed CAD that’s tailored to their users’ needs.More>>

Avoid Broken Links in AutoCAD External References Video
Avoid Broken Links in AutoCAD External References    23 Jul, 2018

Let’s face it: We have a love/hate relationship with xrefs! We love them when they work, but we hate them when they don’t! Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen as she shows you how to avoid those pesky broken links when working with external references inside of AutoCAD.More>>

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Cadalyst Verifies Compatibility of Cadalyst Benchmark with AutoCAD 2019   17 Jul, 2018

Users can test and compare the performance of computers running AutoCAD 2000–2019. More>>

Create Paper Space Viewports from Named Views in AutoCAD Video
Create Paper Space Viewports from Named Views in AutoCAD   9 Jul, 2018

New to AutoCAD 2019 is the ability to easily drag and drop Named Views onto your paper space layouts. Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen as she shows you how to quickly insert those named views (complete with their saved layer settings) and control the various scale factors. Done properly, this...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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