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Parametrics 101: Don't Be Afraid!   28 Jan, 2010

Learning Curve tutorial: Parametrics, as used in AutoCAD 2010, constrain drawing objects so they are related to each other and so that changing or moving one object will affect all its siblings.More>>

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Parametrics 102: Sizing Things Up   28 Jan, 2010

Learning Curve tutorial: Thanks to dimensional constraints in AutoCAD 2010, precision entry is not as necessary as it used to be. Just create a quick sketch, constrain and dimension it, and then input the precise sizes. More>>

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Event Report: Autodesk University 2009   17 Dec, 2009

The economy couldn't keep avid Autodesk users away from AU, where they learned about viewing challenges as opportunities. More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Purge Your Drawing Files    1 Dec, 2009

For maximum productivity in AutoCAD, it's important to keep your drawings as clean as possible. The Purge command helps you get rid of the garbage that shows up in your drawing files, and Lynn's added tips will ensure your drawings are extra-clean! (Available in AutoCAD 2004 and later.)More>>

AutoCAD Tip – Edit Your Command Aliases Video
AutoCAD Tip – Edit Your Command Aliases    3 Nov, 2009

If you occasionally key in commands, you are no doubt using the AutoCAD command aliases. Command aliases are shortened versions of the full-length commands and are completely customizable. Join Lynn as she shows you the easiest way to set up your command aliases so they work the way you do! (Works...More>>

Delete Stubborn Layers in AutoCAD Video
AutoCAD Tip – Delete Stubborn Layers in AutoCAD   20 Oct, 2009

When you need to remove a layer from an AutoCAD drawing and Purge won't work, call on the Layer Delete (Laydel) command and watch your layer disappear for good. (Works in AutoCAD 2004-2010.)More>>

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Commands, Macros, Action! in AutoCAD 2009 and 2010   8 Oct, 2009

Learning Curve tutorial: AutoCAD 2009 introduced the Action Macro recorder to easily automate commonly repeated tasks. AutoCAD 2010 has worked out a few of the initial kinks and added new functionality.More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Customize the Quick Access Toolbar    6 Oct, 2009

Add and delete commands in AutoCAD's Quick Access Toolbar so you have all your favorite and frequently used tools at your fingertips. (Works in AutoCAD 2009-2010.)More>>

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Bringing PDFs into AutoCAD   6 Oct, 2009

Circles & Lines tutorial: Users requested the ability to import PDF files, and AutoCAD 2010 grants their wishes with capabilities to add PDFs as underlays that can be traced and added to design files.More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Convert Text to Mtext    15 Sep, 2009

If you've ever worked with someone who prefers using single-line text (dtext) to multiline text (mtext), you'll appreciate the Express Tool Txt2Mtxt. This powerful command makes it easy to convert your text for easy paragraph editing, spell checking, and more. (Works in AutoCAD going back many...More>>