2D Drafting / General-Purpose CAD
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Generate 2D Output from 3D AutoCAD Models in a Flash   23 Feb, 2011

Learning Curve tutorial: Start from an existing 3D model, and create a 2D working drawing — it's easy!More>>

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Match Properties   22 Feb, 2011

Match Properties in AutoCAD is a powerful tool for matching up object properties between objects and between multiple drawings. Match Properties can even match up layer and scale settings between viewports. Join Lynn Allen as she takes you through the ins and outs of the MatchProp command.More>>

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Utility Design Software Simplifies Standardization   17 Feb, 2011

Southern California Edison implements Autodesk application to improve consistency and reduce design and ordering time.More>>

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If You Can Dream It, They Can Build It   17 Feb, 2011

Dynamic Structures uses AutoCAD to design really cool stuff — from telescopes to theme-park rides.More>>

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Break Tables with Ease   8 Feb, 2011

Most of us use tables in our AutoCAD drawings. Have you ever wanted to break them into multiple columns? Join Lynn Allen as she takes you through the ins and outs of Table Breaks to ensure you get perfect results every time.More>>

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Design Excellence in Two Dimensions   8 Feb, 2011

A small Seattle architecture and interior design firm uses AutoCAD to create stunning hotels — inside and out.More>>

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AutoCAD for Mac Is Back!   5 Feb, 2011

Circles and Lines Tutorial: After an 18-year absence, Autodesk reintroduces native AutoCAD for the OS X platform.More>>

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At LEMO, 3D Is Not an All-or-Nothing Proposition   1 Feb, 2011

Manufacturer of popular connectors finds DWG data is still critical for internal communication and fast delivery of custom designs.More>>

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Will BIM Make CAD Irrelevant? At Larson & Darby, the Answer Is 'No'   26 Jan, 2011

A transition to Autodesk Revit doesn't need to be an all-or-nothing proposition. Day to day, AutoCAD still gets the job done eloquently.More>>

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Text Stands Out with TextMask   25 Jan, 2011

Is it difficult to see your text objects because of underlying geometry? Join Lynn Allen as she shows you the ins and outs of the Express Tool TextMask and demonstrates a simple way to make your text stand out. (Available in AutoCAD since 2004.)More>>