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Lynn Allen


In her 20+ year career as a global technology evangelist, including her current role at Dassault Systèmes, Lynn Allen has spoken to more than a half-million professionals at events in over 50 countries throughout the world. Her online presentations and videos have easily reached over five million individuals. Her passion and strength is connecting with users, helping them embrace change, and shining a light on new technology.

For over 20 years she wrote a column for Cadalyst magazine and was the voice behind the popular Cadalyst “AutoCAD Video Tips.” The author of three technology books and a social media master, Lynn has more than 22,000 followers on Twitter, with over a quarter-million impressions every month.

Lynn has provided the keynote at many STEM conferences and is very focused on showing our youth they can change the world in a positive way through technology.


Lynn Allen Explains How to Open Your DraftSight Files in AutoCAD Video
DraftSight Insights: Lynn Allen Explains How to Open Your DraftSight Files in AutoCAD   17 Aug, 2021
By: Lynn Allen

Find out how your DraftSight files open in AutoCAD and discover all the SAVEAS options available.

Lynn Allen Teaches You How to Make Your DraftSight UI Feel Like AutoCAD Video
DraftSight Insights: Lynn Allen Teaches You How to Make Your DraftSight UI Feel More Like AutoCAD   6 Jul, 2021
By: Lynn Allen

Learn a few additional steps to make your DraftSight workspace even more comfortable.

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DraftSight Insights: Lynn Allen Shows You How to Save Time by Assigning Layers to Object Types   2 Jun, 2021
By: Lynn Allen

Learn how to save time by assigning layers to object types in DraftSight!

DraftSight Insight: Keep on Workin’ — Your Files are Safe! Video
Keep on Workin’ — Your Files are Safe!   5 Apr, 2021
By: Lynn Allen

DraftSight Insight: Your data is preserved when shared between AutoCAD and DraftSight and vice-versa. Find out more with Lynn Allen!

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Become a DraftSight Layer Tools Expert with Lynn Allen   3 Mar, 2021
By: Lynn Allen

Learn where all DraftSight's Layer tools are kept and how to use them.

Learn DraftSight Layer Tools with Lynn Video
Learn DraftSight Layer Tools with Lynn Allen   1 Feb, 2021
By: Lynn Allen

Are you moving from the Layer Manager to the Layers Manager? Let Lynn Allen show you the way!

Customize Your Mouse Gestures in DraftSight Video
Customize Your Mouse Gestures in DraftSight   7 Jan, 2021
By: Lynn Allen

Choose up to eight of your most-used commands for super-quick access via mouse movements.

Lynn Allen Demonstrates DraftSight Video
Lynn Allen Demonstrates DraftSight's Power Trim Command   16 Dec, 2020
By: Lynn Allen

DraftSight has many of the same commands that AutoCAD has — and some that AutoCAD doesn't, such as Power Trim.

Lynn Allen Gives AutoCAD Users a Quick Tour of DraftSight Video
Lynn Allen Gives AutoCAD Users a Quick Tour of DraftSight   12 Nov, 2020
By: Lynn Allen

Lynn Allen kicks off a series that will explore the good, the bad, and the ugly of moving from AutoCAD to DraftSight.

Ten Tips for Success with Online Meetings Article
Ten Tips for Success with Online Meetings   27 Mar, 2020
By: Lynn Allen

From simplifying your CAD environment to smiling, here are ten simple ways you can improve your online meeting experience when you’re working from home.