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Trim and Extend with an Edge    26 Oct, 2010

You probably use the Trim and Extend commands all the time — but are you using the Edge option? Tune into Lynn Allen’s Halloween trick, where she shows you the added power the Edge option can bring to these frequently used AutoCAD commands. More>>

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AutoCAD for Mac: It’s Finally Here (Again)   18 Oct, 2010

A brand new, native version of AutoCAD arrives for the OS X platform, sporting an intuitive interface but lacking a number of key features.More>>

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Copy Objects between Layers    12 Oct, 2010

We often need to copy objects onto another layer, and most of us use a two-step process for doing so. Join Lynn Allen as she show you how the CopyToLayer command can quickly combine two steps into one. . This command will even let you make a new layer for your copied objects to land on! (Available...More>>

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Available Now: DWG Files to Go   30 Sep, 2010

The new — and free — AutoCAD WS extends AutoCAD to the cloud, allowing drawings to be shared and modified via the web and mobile devices. More>>

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Customize Your AutoCAD Startup    28 Sep, 2010

Doesn’t everyone want AutoCAD to boot up faster? While you’re at it, would you like your sheet set loaded and ready to go right away? Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how to customize the startup icon to load AutoCAD quickly, as well as other customization tricks. (Available in AutoCAD since...More>>

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More Tips for Faster Zooming    14 Sep, 2010

As promised, Lynn Allen will share some more system variables and tips to ensure your zooming is faster than ever regardless of the release you are using. More>>

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Zoom Faster    24 Aug, 2010

Zooming is one of the most frequently used commands in AutoCAD -- are you zooming as fast as possible? Join Lynn Allen as she shares some top-secret system variables that are sure to ramp up your productivity! (Available in AutoCAD 2006 and later.) More>>

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Export AutoCAD Drawings to DGN Format    10 Aug, 2010

Many of us need to work with multiple CAD systems. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you the ins and outs of exporting AutoCAD drawings to MicroStation DGN files. (Available in AutoCAD 2008 and later.) More>>

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Quick View Layouts    27 Jul, 2010

If you’ve ever wanted a faster way to find a specific layout, you’re certain to appreciate this tip from Lynn Allen where she shares the barely known QVLayout command. Added into AutoCAD 2009, this command comes in extra handy for those of you with an abundance of layouts per drawing. More>>

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Bi-directional Linking with Excel and AutoCAD   13 Jul, 2010

Many people shy away from linking Excel spreadsheets to AutoCAD tables because it seems too complicated. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you just how easy it is to insert a spreadsheet into AutoCAD as a table and to make bi-directional changes. (Available in AutoCAD 2008 and later.) More>>