2D Drafting / General-Purpose CAD
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A-rray of Sunshine   30 Oct, 2011

Circles and Lines Tutorial: More visual, smarter, and easier to modify, these new associative arrays are a bright spot in AutoCAD 2012.More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Multiline Attributes: When One Line Just Isn't Enough   25 Oct, 2011

Several releases ago, AutoCAD added the ability to create an attribute definition with multiple lines of text. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you the ins and outs of multiline attributes, plus a few bonus tips that will definitely come in handy!More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Playing with Bubbles   11 Oct, 2011

We often need to place bubbles around text objects in our drawings. In this video tip from Cadalyst and Lynn Allen, you'll learn two very different techniques to accomplishing this common task! (Available in standard AutoCAD since 2008 for Multileader, and since 2004 for TCircle.)More>>

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Slaying the Dragon   4 Oct, 2011

User Profile: After years spent thinking that AutoLISP programming was a dark art, Adam Sherratt takes it on — and wins.More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Fields of AutoCAD Dreams    27 Sep, 2011

Adding fields into your AutoCAD drawings can really save you time. A field is updatable, intelligent text that can change throughout the life cycle of a drawing. Check out Lynn's latest tip to see how easy it is to use fields and ramp up your productivity! (Available in standard AutoCAD for at...More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – A Better Way to Copy Objects within Xrefs    13 Sep, 2011

The NCopy command is a great way to copy objects from within xrefs — but you have to select the objects one at a time! Who has time for that? Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how you can use standard object selection modes such as Crossing Window and Fence to make copies of xref objects without...More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Measure Twice, Cut Once   23 Aug, 2011

You probably spend quite a bit of time measuring objects inside of AutoCAD — but are you using the latest measurement tools? Join Lynn Allen as she takes you through the options in the MeasureGeom command to make sure you're as efficient as possible! (Available in standard AutoCAD since the 2010...More>>

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Everyday Improvements in AutoCAD 2012   23 Aug, 2011

Circles and Lines Tutorial: They might not be showy, but these important features will save you time and reduce tedium.More>>

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Autodesk Unveils Three AutoCAD Offerings Made for Mac   18 Aug, 2011

Expanding on last year's reintroduction of AutoCAD to the Mac platform, the company releases full, LT, and WS versions.More>>

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Autodesk Expands Scope of BIM for Infrastructure Solutions   11 Aug, 2011

Two new software releases, Autodesk Infrastructure Modeler 2012 and AutoCAD Utility Design 2012, support conceptual design and electric utility management.More>>