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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.


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2D Views Now Linked to 3D Models   11 Mar, 2012
By: Lynn Allen

New AutoCAD 2012 tools make documentation easy.

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A-rray of Sunshine   29 Oct, 2011
By: Lynn Allen

More visual, smarter, and easier to modify, these new associative arrays are a bright spot in AutoCAD 2012.

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Everyday Improvements in AutoCAD 2012   22 Aug, 2011
By: Lynn Allen

Circles and Lines Tutorial: They might not be showy, but these important features will save you time and reduce tedium.

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A Perfect View   15 Jun, 2011
By: Lynn Allen

Circles and Lines: After years of requests, AutoCAD users' wishes come true with the Transparency property for objects and layers.

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AutoCAD for Mac Is Back!   4 Feb, 2011
By: Lynn Allen

After an 18-year absence, Autodesk reintroduces native AutoCAD for the OS X platform.

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AutoCAD 2011: These Are a Few of My Favorite Things   27 Oct, 2010
By: Lynn Allen

Circles and Lines Tutorial: In addition to major enhancements, the latest AutoCAD release adds many small but powerful features.

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Step Up the Power of Parametrics   28 Jun, 2010
By: Lynn Allen

What's better than a geometric constraint in AutoCAD? Multiple constraints applied instantly! That's the magic of AutoConstrain.

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Please Pass the Parametrics   3 Mar, 2010
By: Lynn Allen

AutoCAD users can finally enjoy the benefits provided by geometric constraints: easier drawing and editing.

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Bringing PDFs into AutoCAD   5 Oct, 2009
By: Lynn Allen

Circles & Lines tutorial: Users requested the ability to import PDF files, and AutoCAD 2010 grants their wishes with capabilities to add PDFs as underlays that can be traced and added to design files.

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A PDF Wish Comes True! (Circles and Lines AutoCAD Tutorial)   23 Jun, 2009
By: Lynn Allen

Going from AutoCAD DWG to PDF has never been easier, thanks to improvements in v2010.