2D Drafting / General-Purpose CAD
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Autodesk University 2011, Part 2: The Promise of the Cloud   8 Dec, 2011

In one of several Innovation Forums, speakers, panelists, and attendees discuss practical applications of the trendy technology. More>>

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Autodesk University 2011, Part 1: Surfing the Waves of Disruption   8 Dec, 2011

At the annual user conference, attendees learn about the powerful trends reshaping Autodesk and the CAD industry, from infinite computing to digital fabrication. More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Create an Arc of a Specific Length   22 Nov, 2011

The Arc command doesn't include an option for length — but what if that's exactly what you need? Join Lynn Allen as she shows you the top-secret means of getting your arc to conform to a specific length. (Available in standard AutoCAD since 2002.)More>>

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The Broader Applications of Autodesk Factory Design Suite   10 Nov, 2011

IMAGINiT Tricks Tutorial: If you think the Autodesk Factory Design Suite only works with factories, you’re missing out. Here's how you can lay out any confined space or floor with common design assets.More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Fast Select   8 Nov, 2011

Sometimes you just can’t select those objects fast enough! Join Lynn Allen as she shows you the Fast Select Express Tool, which allows you to quickly select objects — plus any objects touching those objects! (Available in standard AutoCAD since 2004.)More>>

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TurboViewer   3 Nov, 2011

First Look Review: Use this handy app to view 2D and 3D DWG files on your iPad or iPhone.More>>

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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>>