Cadalyst Video Gallery
Preview of the HP Z1 CAD Workstation Video
Preview of the HP Z1 CAD Workstation   30 Aug, 2012

Take a personal tour of the HP Z1 workstation with Curt Moreno. The HP Z1 is the world's first all-in-one workstation with a 27" (diagonal) display that snaps open to let you swap out parts and make upgrades. No tools required. (Sponsored by the HP Z1 All-in-One Workstation, http://www.hp.com/z1.)More>>

blank Video
New Tricks for Customizing AutoCAD's Quick Access Toolbar   28 Aug, 2012

The Quick Access Toolbar in AutoCAD makes it easy and fast to access commonly used commands. In this video from Cadalyst, Lynn Allen shows you how to customize it to ensure you get your job done as quickly as possible! (The Quick Access Toolbar debuted in AutoCAD 2009.) More>>

blank Video
Master Your Workspaces   14 Aug, 2012

Do you have a saved workspace of your favorite user interface setup? Well, you should! In this video from Cadalyst and Lynn Allen, you'll learn the ins and outs of organizing your workspaces. Lynn will also demonstrate how to delete or rename them! (Available in standard AutoCAD since 2008.) More>>

blank Video
Free Up AutoCAD Screen Real Estate   24 Jul, 2012

Would you like less clutter on your screen and more room for your drawing? If so, then check out these three tips for freeing up your AutoCAD screen real estate. More>>

blank Video
All-in-One CAD Tip #8: AutoCAD CHSPACE, SketchBook Designer Symmetry Tool and Job Interview Tips   15 Jul, 2012

Three great CAD tips in one video! AutoCAD's CHSPACE command is the answer when you need to move lines from paper space to model space. SketchBook Designer's Symmetry tool can create perfect mirror copies or radial arrays of duplicated linework. Plus, if you are looking for a CAD job, follow these...More>>

blank Video
Add Matching Dimensions with Lightning Speed   10 Jul, 2012

Let's say you're working on someone else's drawing, and you need to add one or more dimensions. Who knows what the settings are for those dimensions — and who wants to take the time to find out? In this video tip from Cadalyst and Lynn Allen, you'll see two speedy techniques to add some matching...More>>

blank Video
Use PDFs in AutoCAD Drawings   26 Jun, 2012

So you need to turn a PDF file into an AutoCAD drawing — but where to begin? AutoCAD 2010 added the valuable capability to bring a PDF file into AutoCAD as an underlay, so you can easily snap to the PDF and recreate the drawing. This method is so much easier than starting from...More>>

AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Social Networking Video
All-in-One CAD Tip #7: AutoCAD Layer Controls, Object Names in Civil 3D and Social Networking   24 Jun, 2012

Three great CAD tips in one video! AutoCAD's layer controls are more powerful than ever before and can be changed on a per viewport basis. Civil 3D users can improve internal documentation by naming AEC objects. Build your CAD network by attending a local user group, meeting some other CAD...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