2D Drafting / General-Purpose CAD
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Kung Fu Drafter   18 Mar, 2012

User Profile: Curt Moreno’s complex pursuits feed his simple desire to better the drafting profession.More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Fillet Parallel Lines   13 Mar, 2012

If you've ever needed to draw an arc tangent to two parallel lines, then you're going to love this handy tip. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you exactly how to get the results you want — plus a couple of additional filleting tips! (Available in all releases of standard AutoCAD.) More>>

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2D Views Now Linked to 3D Models   12 Mar, 2012

Circles and Lines Tutorial: New AutoCAD 2012 tools make documentation easy.More>>

AutoCAD 2013 Article
AutoCAD 2013 is (Almost) Here   7 Mar, 2012

Significant updates include improved mechanical model documentation, annotation options -- and some cloud-based functionality that is still top secret.More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Easy Dimensioning Tips   28 Feb, 2012

If you are still manually selecting endpoints for your dimensions, you are working too hard! Join Autodesk Evangelist Lynn Allen as she shares a couple of time-saving dimensioning tips, including how to dimension an angle larger than 180 degrees. (Available in all releases of standard AutoCAD.) More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Print a List of Your Layers   14 Feb, 2012

Have you ever needed to print out a list of your layers? It can be helpful when you're working on standards, or sharing your layer names and settings with someone else. While the means of doing this may not be obvious, it certainly can be done! Join Lynn Allen as she shows you two different methods...More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – A Handy Break Command Tip   24 Jan, 2012

So you think you know everything there is to know about the Break command? You just might be surprised. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you a cool tip about the Break command — and then demonstrates how to put that tip onto the ribbon! (Available in standard AutoCAD since the very beginning.)More>>

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Autodesk Labs' Latest Preview Inspires Map 3D Users    19 Jan, 2012

A new software extension simplifies the process of searching spatial metadata on catalog servers.More>>

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Learning CAD: The Good Old Days   18 Jan, 2012

If you think AutoCAD training is challenging now, you might be surprised to know that it was once a lot worse. More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Discover a Top-Secret Dimensioning Command   10 Jan, 2012

Sometimes you want to dimension the length of a part that lies at an angle, but there is no clear edge for DimAligned to work with. That's when DimRotated comes into play. Check out Lynn's video as she shows you how to use this top-secret command that is certain to save you time!More>>