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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>>

AutoCAD SuperHatch Video
AutoCAD Tip – Get Hatching with SuperHatch   1 Sep, 2009

If you've ever tried to create our own hatch patterns, you know how difficult that can be. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how to use an image or a block as the basis for a hatch pattern using the powerful Express Tool SuperHatch. (Works in AutoCAD going back many releases.)More>>

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AutoCAD Virus Alert   26 Aug, 2009

CAD Manager's Toolbox: Although CAD users have been spared much of the hassle of viruses that have plagued other computer users, a new virus is targeting those on AutoCAD platforms.More>>

AutoCAD Valuable System Variables Video
AutoCAD Tip – Two Valuable System Variables    18 Aug, 2009

AutoCAD has so many system variables that it can be difficult to keep track of them all. If you work with multiple open drawings at one time, or if you use the Pedit command frequently, then you simply must tune in to discover two system variables (PEDITACCEPT and TASKBAR) that will make your every...More>>

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Going for the Record! (Learning Curve AutoCAD Tutorial)   1 Aug, 2009

Do you often find yourself repeating the same sequence of commands over and over again? Wouldn't it be nice to repeat that sequence with just a simple mouse click?More>>

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As Software Subscriptions Lapse in Down Economy, Autodesk Clarifies Policies   30 Jul, 2009

If you're among those who are dealing with lapsed software subscriptions — or you will be in the future — start by fully understanding the policies that affect subscription licensing, take stock of what you have, consider all available alternatives for managing your software, and determine what...More>>

AutoCAD Tip – Dealing with Overridden Dimensions Video
AutoCAD Tip – Dealing with Overridden Dimensions   21 Jul, 2009

Located in the Express Tool menu, the DIMREASSOC Express Tool will find those pesky overridden text values for you and reset them to their actual value. More>>