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Rotate Viewports and Reverse   12 Apr, 2011

If you are tired of adjusting your linework so the complex linetypes are going the right direction, you will enjoy Lynn Allen’s most recent video tip. And if you’ve wished your views would rotate with the viewports — well, that’s covered too! Works in standard AutoCAD since the 2009 release.More>>

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Become a CAD Guru with Filter   22 Mar, 2011

CAD gurus know that the Filter command is one of the most powerful commands in AutoCAD. Join Lynn Allen as she shares this top-secret command that allows you to filter your objects in ways you never thought possible. This command will really kick up the power of AutoCAD! More>>

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Record Once, Play Again and Again!   8 Mar, 2011

The Action Recorder in AutoCAD makes it easy to record those tasks that you find yourself performing over and over. Join Lynn Allen as she takes you through the process of making your own macros so you can save time every day and eliminate tedium.More>>

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Match Properties   22 Feb, 2011

Match Properties in AutoCAD is a powerful tool for matching up object properties between objects and between multiple drawings. Match Properties can even match up layer and scale settings between viewports. Join Lynn Allen as she takes you through the ins and outs of the MatchProp command.More>>

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Break Tables with Ease   8 Feb, 2011

Most of us use tables in our AutoCAD drawings. Have you ever wanted to break them into multiple columns? Join Lynn Allen as she takes you through the ins and outs of Table Breaks to ensure you get perfect results every time.More>>

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Text Stands Out with TextMask   25 Jan, 2011

Is it difficult to see your text objects because of underlying geometry? Join Lynn Allen as she shows you the ins and outs of the Express Tool TextMask and demonstrates a simple way to make your text stand out. (Available in AutoCAD since 2004.)More>>

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Convert Blocks Back into Xrefs   11 Jan, 2011

We all know the sinking feeling of discovering that someone has bound an external reference to a drawing, only to lose that great associativity you get from an xref. Join Lynn Allen as she shares a great Express Tool that will put you back on the track of instant productivity!More>>

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All Things Copy    14 Dec, 2010

We know you copy objects all the time, so any copying tips that speed up the process would really come in handy, right? Join Lynn Allen as she shows you some outside-the-box ways to maximize your copying techniques and send you down the road to faster productivity. More>>

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Lynn Allen

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