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Are You an AutoCAD Expert?   13 Nov, 2012

If you think you are an AutoCAD expert, you might want to turn off some of the annoying prompts that can come between you and your designs. Join Lynn Allen as she takes you through the Expert system variable and shows you how to turn off those bubbles that appear in the AutoCAD tray.More>>

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The CAD Communicator   8 Nov, 2012

User Profile: Paul Munford believes that CAD is a great communication tool — but before you can use that tool effectively, you must understand the needs of your customers.More>>

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Customization Options Expand for AutoCAD WS   1 Nov, 2012

Autodesk releases new API that enables users to open the CAD drawing editor from a mobile application.More>>

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Seek and Ye Shall Find: Quickly Locate AutoCAD Files That Contain Specific Entities    25 Oct, 2012

Learning Curve tutorial: AutoLISP routine makes short work of an otherwise arduous task. More>>

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Set and Save your AutoCAD System Variables   23 Oct, 2012

Because there are so many system variables in AutoCAD, it's easy to get them confused. The Express Tool SYSVDLG makes quick work of setting up your system variables and saving them to a file for speedy recovery down the line!More>>

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Quickly Add Additional AutoCAD Objects with the Same Properties and Settings   9 Oct, 2012

Let’s say you’re working on an older drawing, and you need to add in a few additional objects. You might not remember the layer, linetype, scale, etc. of the object — but with Add Selected, there is no need to remember! Simply select the object you’d like to reproduce, and AutoCAD will do...More>>

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Change the F1 Key to Escape in AutoCAD   25 Sep, 2012

We’ve all done it while working in AutoCAD — reached for the Escape key and pressed the F1 key by accident, that is. It's so frustrating to be faced with the unwelcome Help function! Follow Lynn Allen’s latest tip, and this will never happen to you again.More>>

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Renaissance Man   18 Sep, 2012

User Profile: Architect Doug Patt pursues many interests — and can’t keep what he learns to himself.More>>

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Add a Drop-Down List of Your Favorite Commands to the Quick Access Toolbar   11 Sep, 2012

AutoCAD's Quick Access toolbar is so accessible — why not add plenty of your most frequently used commands to it? Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how easy it is to add a drop-down list to the Quick Access toolbar, making you instantly more productive!More>>

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The Devil’s No Longer in the Details   11 Sep, 2012

Circles and Lines Tutorial: New detail and section view tools in AutoCAD 2013 are easy to use and flexible enough to conform to your CAD standards.More>>