2D Drafting / General-Purpose CAD
AutoCAD Video Tips: Dock Palettes for Speedy Access Video
Dock AutoCAD Palettes for Speedy Access   9 Oct, 2017

Join Lynn Allen as she addresses the number-one question she gets about her videos. She’ll also show you how docking palettes for easy access can save you lots of time! More>>

AutoCAD Video Tips: Snap to Hatch Patterns and Extension Lines Video
Snap to AutoCAD Hatch Patterns and Extension Lines   25 Sep, 2017

If you’ve ever grabbed the endpoint of an extension line rather than the intended object, or wished you could grab the individual objects in a crosshatch pattern, then this tip is for you! Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how to manage the object snap behavior as it relates to hatch patterns and...More>>

AutoCAD Video Tips: The Undo Command Master Class Video
AutoCAD Video Tips: The Undo Command Master Class   11 Sep, 2017

So you think you know all there is to know about Undo? Not so fast! Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how to have ultimate control over the Undo behavior in AutoCAD, so you can customize it for maximum productivity.More>>

Master the Undo Command Video
AutoCAD Video Tips: Master the Undo Command   28 Aug, 2017

So you think you can Undo? There’s so much more to it than just using the simple U command. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you a few of the many options in AutoCAD’s Undo command — and puts you on the road to instant productivity!More>>

Structured-Light Technology Expands 3D Scanning Options for AEC Applications Article
Structured-Light Technology Expands 3D Scanning Options for AEC Applications   19 Aug, 2017

For users with less-stringent accuracy requirements, Matterport looks beyond lasers, capturing spaces with infrared instead.More>>

Copy Multiple Objects out of Xrefs Video
AutoCAD Video Tips: Copy Multiple Objects out of Xrefs   14 Aug, 2017

If you want to copy a large group of objects out of an external reference (xref) and don’t want to use the painful NCopy command that forces you to pick them one at a time, then you’ll love this tip! More>>

Useful, Yet Lesser-Known Features of AutoCAD Electrical Article
Useful, Yet Lesser-Known Features of AutoCAD Electrical   31 Jul, 2017

IMAGINiT Tricks Tutorial: Learn about commands related to displaying wire color and gauge labels, wire number placement, and more.More>>

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>>

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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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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