Cadalyst Video Gallery
Delete Stubborn Layers in AutoCAD Video
AutoCAD Tip – Delete Stubborn Layers in AutoCAD   20 Oct, 2009

When you need to remove a layer from an AutoCAD drawing and Purge won't work, call on the Layer Delete (Laydel) command and watch your layer disappear for good. (Works in AutoCAD 2004-2010.)More>>

Video
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>>

AutoCAD Convert Text to Mtext Video
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>>

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>>

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>>

AutoCAD Dimension Multiple Objects Quickly Video
AutoCAD Tip – Dimension Multiple Objects Quickly   7 Jul, 2009

Don't waste your time dimensioning one object at a time -- use the QDIM (Quick Dimension) command! Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how to dimension faster than ever. (Works with AutoCAD R14 and later.)More>>

Bringing in Layers in AutoCAD Video
AutoCAD Tip – Bringing in Layers   19 May, 2009

Bring layers from one drawing into another with the Insert command in this quick AutoCAD tip.More>>

AutoCAD Tips!

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!
Follow Lynn on Twitter Follow Lynn on Twitter