2D Drafting / General-Purpose CAD
Get the Most out of Your AutoCAD Galleries Video
Get the Most out of Your AutoCAD Galleries   24 May, 2016

In AutoCAD 2015, Autodesk added the great new Gallery feature for improving Insert, Dimension Styles, Table Styles, etc. Are you using Galleries? And if so, are you getting the most out of them? In this video tip from Cadalyst and Lynn Allen, you’ll learn the ins and outs of Galleries!More>>

Line Up Text in AutoCAD Video
Line Up Text in AutoCAD   9 May, 2016

If you’ve ever needed to align existing text strings to a specific point or distance, then you need to check out the TextAlign command! In this video from Cadalyst and Autodesk Evangelist Lynn Allen, you’ll see how easy and fast it is to get your text in order.More>>

Take Control of the 3DOrbit Command in AutoCAD Video
Take Control of the 3DOrbit Command in AutoCAD   25 Apr, 2016

By default, the 3DOrbit command rotates around the center of your AutoCAD model. When you’re working on a specific part of a 3D model, that rotation centroid may not work for you. In this video tip from Cadalyst and Lynn Allen, you’ll see how to take control of the 3DOrbit command and select...More>>

Autodesk AEC Updates Focus on Saving Time, Promoting Communication Article
Autodesk AEC Updates Focus on Saving Time, Clarifying Communication   22 Apr, 2016

The latest refinements to Revit, Civil 3D, and InfraWorks 360 aim to help users model more efficiently and share their design intent more effectively.More>>

Control Your Model Space Viewports in AutoCAD Video
Control Your Model Space Viewports in AutoCAD   11 Apr, 2016

If you work in 3D, then you probably use model space viewports. Join Autodesk Evangelist Lynn Allen as she shows you how easy it is to resize and add additional model space viewports by using some top-secret controls in AutoCAD. This tip applies to AutoCAD 2015 and newer versions.More>>

Customize the AutoCAD Status Bar Video
Customize the AutoCAD Status Bar   28 Mar, 2016

Is your AutoCAD Status Bar set up to work the way you work? Or have you chosen to leave it in its default state? This video tip from Cadalyst and Lynn Allen will show you how easy it is to personalize the status bar for maximum productivity. (And as a special bonus, you’ll discover where the...More>>

Autodesk Releases AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT 2017 Article
Autodesk Releases AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT 2017   22 Mar, 2016

New release includes PDF import tools and bundles AutoCAD 360 Pro mobile app with AutoCAD.More>>

Gstarsoft Claims Forged Evidence Influenced Proceedings, Vows to Strike Back at ITC with New Lawsuit Article
Gstarsoft Claims Forged Evidence Influenced Proceedings, Vows to Strike Back at ITC with New Lawsuit    16 Mar, 2016

Bad blood continues between the developer of GstarCAD and the IntelliCAD Technology Consortium in conflict over use of code.More>>

The Wide World of DWG-Compatible CAD Software Article
The Wide World of DWG-Compatible CAD Software   16 Mar, 2016

Cadalyst Labs Report: When it comes to 2D drafting, the market has moved far beyond copycats and knockoffs. Today, it offers a variety of mature, thoughtfully designed applications at budget-conscious prices.More>>

Round ‘Em Up with the AutoCAD Lasso Video
Round 'Em Up with the AutoCAD Lasso   14 Mar, 2016

If you find yourself using multiple selection sets to get the objects you need, then the Lasso — introduced in AutoCAD 2015 — could be just what you need! Join Autodesk Evangelist Lynn Allen as she shows you how to save valuable drawing time with this easy-to-use, yet powerful object selection...More>>



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