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Close the Gaps in Badly Drawn AutoCAD Drawings Video
Close the Gaps in Badly Drawn AutoCAD Drawings   24 Jul, 2017

Have you ever tried to join lines or plines together that were not contiguous? It can be done, but you have to know the top-secret recipe for doing so! Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how to get rid of the gaps and end up with seamless polylines.More>>

The Fastest Way to Remove a Polyline Segment in AutoCAD Video
The Fastest Way to Remove a Polyline Segment in AutoCAD   10 Jul, 2017

Are you working too hard — are you using PEDIT to remove a segment from a polyline? Join Autodesk Evangelist Lynn Allen as she shows you a super speedy technique to easily remove one or more polyline segments without needing to explode the polyline.More>>

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Autodesk Announces Its First Commercial Generative Design Product   30 Jun, 2017

Scheduled for launch in Netfabb 2018, Autodesk Generative Design seeks to help product designers by boosting the “computer-aided” part of CAD. More>>

Get a Grip on the Cloud for CAD Article
Get a Grip on the Cloud for CAD   28 Jun, 2017

CAD Manager Column: If you’re trying to make smart choices about cloud technologies for your company, don’t base your decisions on hype and hearsay — start by understanding real-world benefits and liabilities. More>>

Summer on the Cloud 2017 Article
Cadalyst Debuts ‘Summer on the Cloud’ for 2017   27 Jun, 2017

Running all season long, the special series of content will deliver software, hardware, and managerial insight for CAD and IT professionals. More>>

Zoom In on AutoCAD Objects with the View Cube — Even in 2D! Video
Zoom In on AutoCAD Objects with the View Cube — Even in 2D!   26 Jun, 2017

If you want to zoom in on an object with maximum speed, then be sure to check out this super-speedy tip from Cadalyst and Autodesk Evangelist Lynn Allen! Who would have guessed the View Cube could come in so handy in 2D as well?More>>

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Immersive Visualization for AEC Delivers Interactive Realism Without a Headset   23 Jun, 2017

Architects and contractors can reset expectations with clients and project stakeholders by providing a way to step inside the design to experience it in a different way.More>>

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Collaboration is Key to BIM Success — and the Cloud is Key to Collaboration   23 Jun, 2017

The nature of building projects is changing, requiring greater interaction among geographically dispersed specialists. More>>

Will Integrated CAM Yield More Manufacturable SOLIDWORKS Designs? Article
Will Integrated CAM Yield More Manufacturable SOLIDWORKS Designs?   15 Jun, 2017

Sandesh Joshi, a former member of the SOLIDWORKS R&D team, expects the coordination of CAD and CAM in the upcoming 2018 release to have a significant effect on product design.More>>

Create Speedy AutoCAD Paper Space Viewports — the Right Way Video
Create Speedy AutoCAD Paper Space Viewports — the Right Way   12 Jun, 2017

You’ve finished your model, and now you’re ready to print. You just need to set up your paper space layouts with your title block, and viewports to scale. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you the speedy (and correct) route to create viewports, along with a tip or two for those of you who are old...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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