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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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Create Curved Text   25 May, 2010

If you’ve ever wanted to fit text to an arc, then the Express Tool ArcText is for you. Join Lynn Allen as she takes you through a tour of the ArcText command and sets you on the road to instant success with curved text. (Available in AutoCAD since 2004.)More>>

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Four Editing Commands in One   12 May, 2010

Try out the four-in-one command Mocoro (Move/Copy/Rotate), and you’ll see that you can knock out four different editing functions at once. (Available in AutoCAD since 2004.)More>>

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Don't Space Out in AutoCAD   27 Apr, 2010

We all know how frustrating it can be to align objects in paper space with objects in model space. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you a super-simple tool for doing exactly that — plus a bonus tool that will make it easy to push objects through from one space to another. (Available in AutoCAD...More>>

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Change Line Lengths   13 Apr, 2010

Just because a command has been around since the beginning doesn’t mean you can’t put it to good use today. Lynn Allen will show you some nifty tricks you can do with the Change command that can’t be done faster any other way. (Available in AutoCAD since the first releases of the software.)More>>

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Get a Grip   23 Mar, 2010

Nearly everyone is familiar with grips -- a powerful tool in AutoCAD -- but not everyone knows the finer points of using them. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you clever ways to make more than one hot grip and repeat the last distance or angle used. (Available in AutoCAD for more than 15 years.)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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