2D Drafting / General-Purpose CAD
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Autodesk 360: CAD on the Cloud   29 Nov, 2012

Circles and Lines Tutorial: New web-based services and computing power can take your productivity to a higher place.More>>

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DraftSight v1R2.1   28 Nov, 2012

First Look Review: CAD software has AutoCAD-like interface, views and edits DWG files, and is easy on the budget — that is, free.More>>

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Tip Guru   26 Nov, 2012

User Profile: A teacher at heart, Len Nemirovsky believes good things come from sharing his knowledge of AutoCAD. More>>

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Are You an AutoCAD Expert?   13 Nov, 2012

If you think you are an AutoCAD expert, you might want to turn off some of the annoying prompts that can come between you and your designs. Join Lynn Allen as she takes you through the Expert system variable and shows you how to turn off those bubbles that appear in the AutoCAD tray.More>>

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The CAD Communicator   8 Nov, 2012

User Profile: Paul Munford believes that CAD is a great communication tool — but before you can use that tool effectively, you must understand the needs of your customers.More>>

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Customization Options Expand for AutoCAD WS   1 Nov, 2012

Autodesk releases new API that enables users to open the CAD drawing editor from a mobile application.More>>

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Seek and Ye Shall Find: Quickly Locate AutoCAD Files That Contain Specific Entities    25 Oct, 2012

Learning Curve tutorial: AutoLISP routine makes short work of an otherwise arduous task. More>>

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Set and Save your AutoCAD System Variables   23 Oct, 2012

Because there are so many system variables in AutoCAD, it's easy to get them confused. The Express Tool SYSVDLG makes quick work of setting up your system variables and saving them to a file for speedy recovery down the line!More>>

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Quickly Add Additional AutoCAD Objects with the Same Properties and Settings   9 Oct, 2012

Let’s say you’re working on an older drawing, and you need to add in a few additional objects. You might not remember the layer, linetype, scale, etc. of the object — but with Add Selected, there is no need to remember! Simply select the object you’d like to reproduce, and AutoCAD will do...More>>

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Change the F1 Key to Escape in AutoCAD   25 Sep, 2012

We’ve all done it while working in AutoCAD — reached for the Escape key and pressed the F1 key by accident, that is. It's so frustrating to be faced with the unwelcome Help function! Follow Lynn Allen’s latest tip, and this will never happen to you again.More>>