2D Drafting / General-Purpose CAD
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AutoCAD Tip – Fields of AutoCAD Dreams    27 Sep, 2011

Adding fields into your AutoCAD drawings can really save you time. A field is updatable, intelligent text that can change throughout the life cycle of a drawing. Check out Lynn's latest tip to see how easy it is to use fields and ramp up your productivity! (Available in standard AutoCAD for at...More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – A Better Way to Copy Objects within Xrefs    13 Sep, 2011

The NCopy command is a great way to copy objects from within xrefs — but you have to select the objects one at a time! Who has time for that? Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how you can use standard object selection modes such as Crossing Window and Fence to make copies of xref objects without...More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Measure Twice, Cut Once   23 Aug, 2011

You probably spend quite a bit of time measuring objects inside of AutoCAD — but are you using the latest measurement tools? Join Lynn Allen as she takes you through the options in the MeasureGeom command to make sure you're as efficient as possible! (Available in standard AutoCAD since the 2010...More>>

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Everyday Improvements in AutoCAD 2012   23 Aug, 2011

Circles and Lines Tutorial: They might not be showy, but these important features will save you time and reduce tedium.More>>

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Autodesk Unveils Three AutoCAD Offerings Made for Mac   18 Aug, 2011

Expanding on last year's reintroduction of AutoCAD to the Mac platform, the company releases full, LT, and WS versions.More>>

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Autodesk Expands Scope of BIM for Infrastructure Solutions   11 Aug, 2011

Two new software releases, Autodesk Infrastructure Modeler 2012 and AutoCAD Utility Design 2012, support conceptual design and electric utility management.More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Reduce File Sizes with the WBlock Command   9 Aug, 2011

Most of us are familiar with the WBlock command for writing objects or blocks to a drawing file. Did you know that WBlock can also be used to dramatically reduce the size of your drawings? Join Lynn Allen as she shows you one of the top-secret abilities of WBlock and satisfies your need for speed!More>>

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Autodesk Building Design Suite Premium 2012   4 Aug, 2011

First Look Review: Bundle of joy? If you use more than one design solution, this new package could help integrate your workflow and save money.More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Turn a Spline into a Polyline    26 Jul, 2011

There are things you can do to a polyline that you just can’t do to a spline! Consequently, you’ve probably wished from time to time that you could convert a spline to a polyline. Join Lynn as she shows you how to do exactly that, so you can be on the road to instant productivity!More>>

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Earthmine Extension Brings New Perspective to AutoCAD Map 3D    20 Jul, 2011

Users who manage infrastructure can visualize their assets in a real-world context — without leaving their desks.More>>