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Create Smart Centerlines in AutoCAD Video
Create Smart Centerlines in AutoCAD   23 Apr, 2018

It’s not uncommon to add centerlines while dimensioning -- but are your centerlines smart? AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen shows you the ins and outs of associative centerlines, and explains how to disassociate and reassociate them! More>>

Cadalyst Publishes 2018 Guide to Freebies for CAD Users Article
Cadalyst Publishes 2018 Guide to Freebies for CAD Users   20 Apr, 2018

Updated version of the popular guide, "Fabulous Freebies for CAD Users," helps readers find no-cost and low-cost tools and resources.More>>

Step by Step, Robotics Team Overcomes Design Challenges of Walk-Assist Exoskeletons Article
Step by Step, Robotics Team Overcomes Design Challenges of Walk-Assist Exoskeletons   20 Apr, 2018

Kyoungchul Kong’s South Korean research team uses SOLIDWORKS to design wearable robots and quickly customize them for individual users.More>>

BricsCAD Shape Offers Free DWG-Based Architectural Concept Modeling Article
BricsCAD Shape Offers Free DWG-Based Architectural Concept Modeling   19 Apr, 2018

New AEC-centric tool from Bricsys enables users to move their conceptual models into CAD applications to create full BIM models without rework. More>>

Spring into Standards, Part 2: Building Consensus Article
Spring into Standards, Part 2: Building Consensus   11 Apr, 2018

Making a plan for CAD standards isn't enough — you'll also need to bring everyone on board if the standards are to be successful.More>>

AutoCAD Dialog Box Tips You Need to Know Video
AutoCAD Dialog Box Tips You Need to Know   9 Apr, 2018

AutoCAD 2017 added a few nice enhancements to dialog boxes with lists (like the Page Setup Manager) — but do you know about them? Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen as she clues you in on these handy features so you can take advantage of them too! More>>

How Will AutoCAD 2019 and Autodesk's New Licensing Approach Affect CAD Managers? Article
How Will AutoCAD 2019 and Autodesk's New Licensing Approach Affect CAD Managers?   28 Mar, 2018

Although the "One AutoCAD" release may not feature big changes to the application itself, it does include major changes to what’s included with AutoCAD, and how the software is licensed.More>>

We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ AutoCAD Cursor Badges! Video
We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ AutoCAD Cursor Badges!   26 Mar, 2018

Do you or don’t you need cursor badges in AutoCAD? Join Lynn Allen as she shows you the ins and outs of cursor badges, including the bizarre setting you can use to turn them off!More>>

CIMdata Survey Says Industrial Users Struggle to Fully Implement PLM Article
CIMdata Survey Says Industrial Users Struggle to Fully Implement PLM   24 Mar, 2018

By limiting themselves to product data management (PDM), many companies are missing out on the spectrum of product lifecycle management (PLM) uses and benefits, the consulting firm reports.More>>

AutoCAD 2019 Introduces Major Licensing Changes Article
AutoCAD 2019 Introduces Major Licensing Changes   22 Mar, 2018

The latest release of Autodesk’s CAD software rolls the existing suite of separate vertical products, except for Civil 3D, into a single subscription offering: One AutoCAD.More>>


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Lynn Allen

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