2D Drafting / General-Purpose CAD
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Sequentially Number AutoCAD Text Objects   21 Sep, 2014

Have you ever needed to number a variety of text objects in your drawing file? It’s so tedious to do this manually! Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how the AutoCAD Express Tool TCount can make it easy to sequentially number selected text objects. More>>

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Ensure That Your AutoCAD Text Is Readable   7 Sep, 2014

We certainly want the text in AutoCAD to be at an angle that is easy to read – and yet what is the fastest way to make that happen? Lynn Allen shows you how to quickly make your text readable for everyone with the handy TOrient Express Tool. More>>

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Reviving AutoCAD's Forgotten Function Keys   25 Aug, 2014

Using your function keys to toggle important settings inside AutoCAD can really speed up your design process. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how to take advantage of all that the function keys have to offer.More>>

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AutoCAD File Tab Tips   10 Aug, 2014

If you work with multiple open drawings at once, then file tabs are a must! Join Lynn Allen as she shows you all the ins and outs of working with the File Tab feature that was added in AutoCAD 2014.More>>

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Update Drawing Details in AutoCAD   27 Jul, 2014

It’s all in the details! Nearly all of us draw details in our AutoCAD drawings, only to find they need updating should our designs change. Did you know that if you work in 3D, your details update automatically? Not only that, they take only a few minutes to add to any drawing. In this video tip...More>>

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Save Time in AutoCAD with Associative Section Views   14 Jul, 2014

Drawing section views can be such a tedious process, and the many updates that can occur during design changes make it even worse. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how easy it is to generate section views from a 3D model that automatically update whenever the model changes.More>>

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Build a Plugin Command for AutoCAD Civil 3D    10 Jul, 2014

Use Visual Studio.NET to customize your Civil 3D experience.More>>

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Long-Time Cadalyst Tip Contributor Dies at Age 66   8 Jul, 2014

Leonid “Len” Nemirovsky lived by his code that helping others is its own reward.More>>

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Document 3D AutoCAD Models with Smart, Connected 2D Views   22 Jun, 2014

Did you know that you can create intelligent 2D drawing views in AutoCAD that automatically update when you change your 3D model? Lynn Allen shows you how easy it is to create 2D documentation from your 3D models.More>>

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Add Isolines for Easy Surface Creation and Editing in AutoCAD   8 Jun, 2014

Drawing on surfaces can be tricky, especially if the surface is curved. Extracting isolines from the surface makes it easier to accomplish this goal — join Lynn Allen as she shows you how!More>>