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Get the Point in AutoCAD! Video
Get the Point in AutoCAD!   22 Apr, 2019

Have you ever wished you could place construction markers in your drawing that display when you want them and then magically disappear when you don’t? Look no further! Points are a top-secret tool that AutoCAD gurus use to display markers in a variety of shapes and sizes. Join AutoCAD Tipster...More>>

Use DWG Compare to Easily Find the Differences Between Drawings Video
Use DWG Compare to Easily Find the Differences Between Drawings    8 Apr, 2019

We’ve all had to try and find the differences between two similar drawings. AutoCAD 2019 introduces the new DWG Compare feature which is simple, clear, and very powerful. Join AutoCAD Tipster Lynn Allen as she shows you the ins and outs of this great tool that will save you editing time and...More>>

Dig Deeper into AutoCAD’s Dimension Tool Video
Dig Deeper into AutoCAD’s Dimension Tool   25 Mar, 2019

Hopefully you are using the powerful new DIM tool in AutoCAD as it saves plenty tedious picks and clicks. Join AutoCAD Tipster Lynn Allen as she digs deeper into this tool and shows you how to manage overlapping dimensions as well as evenly space existing dimensions in a flash!More>>

Save Picks and Clicks with the Automated Power Trim Tool Video
Save Picks and Clicks with the Automated Power Trim Tool    11 Mar, 2019

During our last video, Lynn Allen showed you how to manually run a cool productivity tool called Power Trim to speed up the Trim and Extend commands. This week our AutoCAD expert shows you how to automate it so you can Power Trim with fewer picks and clicks. Be the envy of your office with your...More>>

PowerTrim in AutoCAD! Video
PowerTrim in AutoCAD!   25 Feb, 2019

How could any AutoCAD user possibly resist a command called PowerTrim? You trim and extend all the time in AutoCAD — why not add a tool to your repertoire that amps up the speed of these popular commands! Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen as she shows you how to save time and steps while trimming...More>>

Rid Your AutoCAD Drawings of Spelling Errors Video
Rid Your AutoCAD Drawings of Spelling Errors   11 Feb, 2019

Spelling errors can make you look very unprofessional — but they’re easily prevented! Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen as she shows you how to spell-check any drawing, and gives you customization tips to ensure SPELL gives you the best results possible (including working on external references).More>>

The Origin and Evolution of the Modern Workstation Article
The Origin and Evolution of the Modern Workstation   31 Jan, 2019

Herrera on Hardware: Where did today’s workstation come from, and who — besides CAD users — relies on it? More>>

Lazy Layer Tips for AutoCAD Video
Lazy Layer Tips for AutoCAD   28 Jan, 2019

Would you like to change your current layer in fewer clicks? Would you like to move objects to a different layer by simply matching an object on the destination layer? Join AutoCAD video tipster Lynn Allen as she shares a couple of handy layer tricks that will help you get your job done faster!More>>

What Roles Do Graphics Play in Design and Engineering Software? Article
What Roles Do Graphics Play in Design and Engineering Software?   17 Jan, 2019

Graphics work in different ways to support 2D and 3D design applications, computer-aided engineering, metrology, and more. More>>

Easy Metric Conversions with the AutoCAD Quick Calculator Video
Easy Metric Conversions with the AutoCAD Quick Calculator   14 Jan, 2019

We’ve all run into scenarios where we’ve needed to do some type of unit conversion in our drawings. Did you know the Quick Calculator in AutoCAD is a pro at making it easy to do exactly that? Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen as she shows you some of the gems hidden within the Quick Calculator...More>>


AutoCAD Tips!

Lynn Allen

In her easy-to-follow, friendly style, long-time Cadalyst contributing editor Lynn Allen guides you through a new feature or time-saving trick in every episode of her popular AutoCAD Video Tips. Subscribe to the free Cadalyst Video Picks newsletter, and we'll notify you every time a new video tip is published. All exclusively from Cadalyst!

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