2D Drafting / General-Purpose CAD
Autodesk Inventor Tube and Pipe Standardization Article
Autodesk Inventor Tube and Pipe Standardization   30 Sep, 2015

IMAGINiT Tricks Tutorial: Use templates to save time when routing pipes.More>>

Three Ways to Put a Frame around Your Text in AutoCAD Video
Three Ways to Put a Frame around Your Text in AutoCAD   28 Sep, 2015

If you’ve ever needed to put a frame around your AutoCAD text objects, then you’ll appreciate this quick tip from Autodesk Evangelist Lynn Allen who shows you three very different ways to accomplish that very goal — all with different advantages!More>>

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To Catch More Design Ideas, Siemens PLM Software Crafts a Tool Anyone Can Use   17 Sep, 2015

The new Catchbook app makes dimensionally accurate sketching accessible — and affordable — for CAD users and nonprofessionals alike.More>>

Autodesk VP Explains Software Licensing Policy Changes Article
Autodesk VP Explains Software Licensing Policy Changes   9 Sep, 2015

CAD Manager Column: To gain more insight into Autodesk's switch to rental-based licensing, we sat down with Vice-President Andrew Anagnost.More>>

Create Cross-Referenced Hyperlinks in AutoCAD Electrical Article
Create Cross-Referenced Hyperlinks in AutoCAD Electrical   31 Aug, 2015

IMAGINiT Tricks Tutorial: Learn how to create PDF files with cross-referenced hyperlinks.More>>

Super Speedy (and Top Secret) In-Place Attribute Editing Video
Super Speedy (and Top Secret) In-Place Attribute Editing    24 Aug, 2015

Double-click on a block with attributes, and you can easily edit many aspects of your attributes. But what if you just want to edit the attribute values — and you want to do it in place right on the screen (not in a dialog box). Autodesk Evangelist and Cadalyst Contributing Editor Lynn Allen...More>>

How to Draw Clockwise Arcs and Fillet an Open Polyline to Itself Video
How to Draw Clockwise Arcs and Fillet an Open Polyline to Itself    10 Aug, 2015

AutoCAD loves to draw arcs counter-clockwise — but what if you need clockwise? Autodesk Evangelist Lynn Allen shows you how to insist on a clockwise arc with the push of one button and how to fillet an open polyline to itself!More>>

VBA Lives On with AutoCAD 2016 Article
VBA Lives On with AutoCAD 2016   6 Aug, 2015

It’s still possible to customize AutoCAD vertical products with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA).More>>

End AutoCAD Dimension Style Worries with DimContinueMode Video
End AutoCAD Dimension Style Worries with DimContinueMode   27 Jul, 2015

Have you ever forgotten to change your current dimension style to match a base dimension when adding in a continued or baseline dimension? With DimContinueMode, you can ensure that never happens again!More>>

Autodesk Screencast Simplifies Recording, Sharing Training Videos Article
Autodesk Screencast Simplifies Recording, Sharing Training Videos    23 Jul, 2015

For selected Autodesk software titles, the free utility records commentary and onscreen activity as well as the tools and settings in use. More>>





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