2D Drafting / General-Purpose CAD
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Exposing Hidden Gems in AutoCAD 2013   19 Jul, 2012

Circles and Lines Tutorial: Eleven little productivity enhancements add up to big time savings.More>>

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All-in-One CAD Tip #8: AutoCAD CHSPACE, SketchBook Designer Symmetry Tool and Job Interview Tips   15 Jul, 2012

Three great CAD tips in one video! AutoCAD's CHSPACE command is the answer when you need to move lines from paper space to model space. SketchBook Designer's Symmetry tool can create perfect mirror copies or radial arrays of duplicated linework. Plus, if you are looking for a CAD job, follow these...More>>

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Add Matching Dimensions with Lightning Speed   10 Jul, 2012

Let's say you're working on someone else's drawing, and you need to add one or more dimensions. Who knows what the settings are for those dimensions — and who wants to take the time to find out? In this video tip from Cadalyst and Lynn Allen, you'll see two speedy techniques to add some matching...More>>

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Man on a Mission   27 Jun, 2012

User Profile: Uriel Castillo isn't just working with CAD — he's making Fort Wayne a better place to live.More>>

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Use PDFs in AutoCAD Drawings   26 Jun, 2012

So you need to turn a PDF file into an AutoCAD drawing — but where to begin? AutoCAD 2010 added the valuable capability to bring a PDF file into AutoCAD as an underlay, so you can easily snap to the PDF and recreate the drawing. This method is so much easier than starting from...More>>

AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Social Networking Video
All-in-One CAD Tip #7: AutoCAD Layer Controls, Object Names in Civil 3D and Social Networking   24 Jun, 2012

Three great CAD tips in one video! AutoCAD's layer controls are more powerful than ever before and can be changed on a per viewport basis. Civil 3D users can improve internal documentation by naming AEC objects. Build your CAD network by attending a local user group, meeting some other CAD...More>>

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Malware Circulating in Peru Reportedly Was Sending AutoCAD Drawings to China   22 Jun, 2012

Security software developer ESET claims it has stopped file transmission and offers free cleaner for public use. More>>

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Siemens PLM Announces Solid Edge ST5   12 Jun, 2012

Coming in July, the latest version of hybrid history-based/history-free modeler updates 3D assembly and part design features as well as 2D drafting.More>>

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Create PDFs from AutoCAD Drawings   12 Jun, 2012

You already know you can create PDFs out of DWG files, but do you know how to get the exact PDF file you need? Don't settle for the default settings any longer! Join Autodesk evangelist Lynn Allen as she takes you through all the ins and outs of creating PDF files from your AutoCAD drawings and...More>>

AutoCAD's Alias Editor, Sketchbook Designer and Office Ettiquette Video
All-in-One CAD Tip #6: AutoCAD's Alias Editor, Sketchbook Designer and Office Etiquette    10 Jun, 2012

Three great CAD tips in one! AutoCAD's Alias Editor puts your favorite commands at your fingertips; tap into your creative site with Autodesk Sketchbook Designer; and make your CAD office refrigerator a place that welcomes everyone's lunch. Sponsored by the HP Z1 All-in-One Workstation,...More>>