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What’s Up with That AutoCAD DEFPOINTS Layer? Video
What’s Up with That AutoCAD DEFPOINTS Layer?   21 Oct, 2018

We’ve all seen the DEFPOINTS layer in AutoCAD, but how did it get there? Maybe you use this mystery layer to place objects you wish to display but not plot — but what are the perils of doing so, and is there a better solution? Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen as she shows you the advantages...More>>

Manage All Those AutoCAD UI Boxes! Video
Manage All Those AutoCAD UI Boxes!   7 Oct, 2018

There are so many different user interface (UI) boxes in AutoCAD: grip boxes, apertures, object snap markers, etc. Do you have them set up for maximum productivity? Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen as she takes you through the various settings that manage a variety of key UI tools!More>>

Customize Your AutoCAD Cursor Video
Customize Your AutoCAD Cursor    23 Sep, 2018

We work with the AutoCAD cursor all day long … so why aren’t we customizing it to work the way we want to work? Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen as she shows you how to modify the two parts of the AutoCAD cursor for maximum productivity!More>>

Face Fewer Headaches with Xrefs Video
Face Fewer Headaches with Xrefs   9 Sep, 2018

In this final chapter in her series on reducing xref stresses, AutoCAD video tipster Lynn Allen shares two tips to help you save money on painkillers and put you on the road to stress-fee design! Watch as Lynn shows you how to make sure your hard-coded paths are changed from Absolute to Relative,...More>>

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Find a Home for Orphaned AutoCAD Xrefs   26 Aug, 2018

It’s never a good thing when our AutoCAD xrefs become orphans! Join AutoCAD video tipster Lynn Allen as she shows you how to easily find an xref orphan’s parent drawing in AutoCAD 2018 or higher and quickly resolve the problem. More>>

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