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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>>

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Easy Data Extraction   22 Jun, 2010

Join Autodesk Technical Evangelist Lynn Allen and learn first-hand how easy it is to extract your AutoCAD block information to a table. Even better: This table will update as you add or remove blocks in your drawing! (Works in AutoCAD 2007 and later.) More>>

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Speedy Block Count   8 Jun, 2010

If you’ve ever wanted to get a quick count of the blocks in your AutoCAD drawing, give this top-secret command a try. Join Autodesk Technical Evangelist Lynn Allen as she shares the Bcount command and you’ll be sure to save some time. (Works in AutoCAD 2004 and later.) More>>

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Lynn Allen

Autodesk Technical Evangelist Lynn Allen guides you through a different AutoCAD feature in every edition of her popular "Circles and Lines" tutorial series. For even more AutoCAD how-to, check out Lynn's quick tips in the Cadalyst Video Gallery. Subscribe to Cadalyst's free Tips & Tools Weekly e-newsletter and we'll notify you every time a new video tip is published. All exclusively from Cadalyst!
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