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Synchronize Backups and Create a Quick PDF with the AUTOPUBLISH Command - set AUTODWFPUBLISH system variable value to 1 to keep DWF, DWFx, PDF files synchronized with AutoCAD drawings, Ellen Finkelstein, CADdigest.com, June 5, 2013

Create Mass Output with the Publish Command - create multi-page DWF, DWFx, or PDF file, batch plot to plotter, Ellen Finkelstein, CADdigest.com, May 15, 2013

Label the Scale of Individual Viewports - specify 2 opposite corners of boundary box using MTEXT command, insert field inside text in AutoCAD, Ellen Finkelstein, CADdigest.com, Apr 30, 2013

Using Math with Date Fields - DIESEL expression in AutoCAD to create field showing 1 week from current date, RK McSwain, CAD Panacea, July 12, 2012

Select Similar Objects and Apply an Editing Command to Them - SELECTSIMILAR command, SELECTSIMILARMODE system variable in AutoCAD, Ellen Finkelstein, AutoCAD Tips Blog, July 9, 2012

Using Math with Fields - creating field showing 1/3 of length of line in AutoCAD, RK McSwain, CAD Panacea, July 6, 2012

AutoCAD 2013: Model Documentation  - create 2D base, projected drawing views from 3D models, AutoCAD Exchange, June 2012

2D Views Now Linked to 3D Models - using model documentation capabilities in AutoCAD 2012, Lynn Allen, Cadalyst, Mar 12, 2012

AutoCAD Text Height Automatically - 3 buttons for annotative scaling show current annotation scale, objects for current scale only, automatically adds objects to new scales, Mark Petrucci, Applied Software, Jan 26, 2012

The AutoCAD CAL Command - use as plain calculator, create circle with 2 specified points, define line, parametric position, RK McSwain, CAD Panacea, Jan 26, 2012

Fields for Math in AutoCAD - linking between numeric values: make formula field, add field to it, select object for field, show contents of object in field, ARCHIdigm, Jan 2012

AutoCAD 2012 Tutorials: Quick Calculator  - YouTube, Nov 7, 2011

AutoCAD 2012: Array Dialog Box is Back - ARRAYCLASSIC command to load AutoCAD 2012 array dialog box, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Sep 2011

Do You Know How to Use Snap Parallel? - activate line/polyline, parallel object snap, hover above line to make it as reference in AutoCAD, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, July 2011

AutoCAD 2011 Tutorial - Drawing Polylines - Line Segments - creating polyline with line segments as single closed object, YouTube, June 21, 2011

The View of a Table in a Field - creating table in paper space in AutoCAD, Elvis Sverko, ASCENT Blog, June 7, 2011

Quick Quantities Using Field Conversion Factors - creating field to calculate total number of parking stalls in AutoCAD, Donnie Gladfelter, The CAD Geek, May 16, 2011

AutoCAD 2012: Creating Drawing Views from 3D Model - Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Apr 2011

Know Your Zoom Fact(or)s - assigning ZOOMFACTOR values in AutoCAD, variations, Heidi Hewitt, AutoCAD Insider, Jan 5,2011

Applying Geometric Constraints in AutoCAD 2011 - maintaining relationships between drawing objects, AutoConstrain/Infer constraints, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Nov 3, 2010

AutoCAD Zoom Command Oddities - setting view in viewport, DSVIEWER, zooming out to maximum area possible without causing a regen, RK McSwain, CAD Panacea, Nov 3, 2010

Preventing AutoCAD Ribbon Panels from Collapsing - accessing customer user interface, tearing panels from ribbon, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Nov 3, 2010

Creating Solid Surfaces with PLANESURF Command - REGION command controlled by PLANESURF since AutoCAD 2007, rectangular solid surface, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Nov 2, 2010

10 Reasons to Use AutoCAD Layout - simple/powerful, simplifying drawings, managing, automating, 1 model/multiple representations, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Oct 27, 2010

Copy Objects Between Layers  - using CopyToLayer command in AutoCAD, combining 2 steps to copy objects onto another layer, Lynn Allen, Cadalyst, Oct 2010

Customize Your AutoCAD Startup  - AutoCAD boot up faster, customizing startup icon, Lynn Allen, Cadalyst, Oct 2010

Speed Up Your Display for More Productivity in AutoCAD - using QTEXT command, font substitution, solid hatches/lineweights, Ellen Finkelstein, AutoCAD Tips Blog, Oct 25, 2010

Speed Up Your Display for More Productivity in AutoCAD - using QTEXT command, font substitution, solid hatches/lineweights, Ellen Finkelstein, AutoCAD Tips Blog, Oct 25, 2010

Trim and Extend with an Edge  - using edge option in AutoCAD, Lynn Allen, Cadalyst, Oct 26, 2010

Selection Cycling - Select Objects That Are Overlapping  - AutoCAD 2011, erasing object, selecting item to be moved,  Michael Rotolo, The Mad Cadder, Sep 28, 2010

Get Organized with Layer Filters - Pt 1 - quick filters, layer properties manager in AutoCAD, LAYER command, Donnie Gladfelter, The CAD Geek, Sep 17, 2010

Selecting Overlapping Objects - selecting desired objects from the box where overlapping objects are listed, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, July 28, 2010

AutoCAD 2011 Offers Easy View Management with NAVBAR - right side of AutoCAD 2011 screen, visualization, view commands, docking position option, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, July 27, 2010

Controlling UCS for Angled Drawing and Local Coordinates- moving/rotating coordinate, using ribbon panel, view tab, coordinates panel, resetting UCS to world coordinate system, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, July 7, 2010

What is the Solution if AutoCAD 2011 Hangs at Startup? - killing WSCommCntr2.exe process in Windows Task Manager making AutoCAD responsive, JTB World, May 28, 2010

Hatch Background Color in AutoCAD 2011 - more flexibility, control, Hatch Creation, Hatch Editor tab, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, May 24, 2010

Multiple EXTEND and TRIM by Using FENCE Option - fast method, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, May 24, 2010

Using COPY Command - using keystroke shortcut, creating multiple copies of object in AutoCAD, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, May 24, 2010

Editing Hatches in AutoCAD 2011 - Hatch Editor tab, using direct manipulation options to move, stretch, make changes to hatch, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, May 21, 2010

Edit an Inserted Image in a Drawing - video, using image contextual ribbon, adjusting fade of image, using Create Clipping Boundary, hiding/showing image, You Tube, May 25, 2010

Insert an Image Into a Drawing - video, insert tab, attach, scale/rotation options, accepting defaults, dragging image to size, You Tube, May 25, 2010

Creating Hatches in AutoCAD 2011 - no display of Hatch and Gradient dialog box with launching Hatch command, modifying hatch and gradient settings on ribbon tab, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, May 7, 2010

Populating a Tree View Inside AutoCAD with Sheet Set Data Using .NET - changes made to Fenton's code, using SSTREE command, Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, May 7, 2010

Understanding Scale Concept and Units in AutoCAD - AutoCAD Modelspace, on AutoCAD 1cm unit looks like 1mm, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, May 4, 2010

LINE-LINE, LINE-ARC-ARC-ARC-ARC-LINE Continuity in AutoCAD - point marked when drawing is coded in program, LINE-ARC continuity, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, May 4, 2010

Arc Drawing Techniques in AutoCAD - structure of ARC entity, converting POLYLINE into curves, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, May 4, 2010

How to Draw an Arc with a Specific Arc Length - Lengthen tool used for defining the object total length, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, May 6, 2010

Selecting Similar Objects With SELECTSIMILAR Command - settings for the SELECTSIMILAR command controlled from command prompt, AutoCAD selecting objects with default properties, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, May 6, 2010

Using HELIX and SWEEP Commands - drawing a basic screw in AutoCAD with help of HELIX, SWEEP commands, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, May 6, 2010

Arc Drawing Techniques in AutoCAD - structure of ARC entity, converting POLYLINE into curves, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, May 4, 2010

New Polyline Grip Editing Options in AutoCAD 2011 - shortcut to running Pedit command, Crossing the Line with Civil 3D, Apr 30, 2010

What's New in AutoCAD 2011 - In Detail - Pt 1 - changing background color, grid turned on by default, UCS icon,  Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, Apr 19, 2010

Isolation, is Not Always a Bad Thing (Isolating Objects in AutoCAD 2011) - hide objects in  drawing without turning layers on/off, or partial loading, Lee Ambrosius, Hyperpics, Apr 15, 2010

Create Similar Objects in AutoCAD 2011 - create new object in drawing based on properties of an existing object, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Apr 10, 2010

Coordinate Input and Drafting Tools - using metric template, object snap tracking to input coordinate in AutoCAD, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Mar 8, 2010

All Things Layers in AutoCAD exclusive video or audio - using layer translator, layer states, layer notification, viewport layer overrides, Tom Stoeckel, Autodesk University 2009

The Options of AutoCAD 2010 - The Files Tab - Pt 4 - specifying text editor, dictionary, font file names, Mark Kiker, CADDManager Blog, Mar 1, 2010

The Options of AutoCAD 2010 - The Files Tab - Pt 3 - help, miscellaneous file names, default Internet location, location of configuration file, Mark Kiker, CADDManager Blog, Feb 23, 2010

The Options of AutoCAD 2010 - Opening Notes - options of current profile, drawing icon, current drawing, Mark Kiker, CADDManager Blog, Feb 23, 2010

The Options of AutoCAD 2010 - The Files Tab - Pt 1 - exploring file section: support file search path, working support file search path, device driver file search path, project files search path, Mark Kiker, CADDManager Blog, Feb 23, 2010

The Options of AutoCAD 2010 - The Files Tab - Pt 2 - specifying default location of main customization file, Mark Kiker, CADDManager Blog, Feb 23, 2010

AutoCAD Precise Input: Specifying Point Coordinate - discussing drawing object vs AutoCAD scale, classic vs dynamic input, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Feb 15, 2010

The Basic of Using AutoCAD Drawing Tools - Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Jan 9, 2010

Introduction to AutoCAD: The Interface - basic tutorial about interface elements, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Jan 8, 2010

Tips for Working with Layers - setting properties of new layer similar to that of existing layer in AutoCAD, Ellen Finkelstein.com, Dec 16, 2009

Taking Printout Step By Step - using layouts, setup page, draw titleblock, adjust pen settings to print AutoCAD drawing, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Nov 25, 2009

Practicing Rectangular Array - arraying 20x30 square with pattern of 5X horizontally, 7X vertically in AutoCAD, Murat Saraldi, Daily AutoCAD, Nov 3, 2009

Creating Polar Array - using ARRAY command to create 8 copies of circle with radius 20 in AutoCAD, Murat Saraldi, Daily AutoCAD, Nov 5, 2009

Layers 2 - Layer Status - exploring status properties of layers in AutoCAD, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Oct 8, 2009

Layers 3 - Layer Management Window - creating new layers in AutoCAD, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Oct 8, 2009

Layers 4 - Layer Property Filters - creating property filters in layers window in AutoCAD, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Oct 8, 2009

Layers 1 - Introduction - definition, properties of layers, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Oct 8, 2009

Keep It Inside AutoCAD: Data Extraction Direct to AutoCAD Tables - extracting attribute data using attribute extraction wizard, working with tables, table styles, performing calculations on table data, David Cohn, Autodesk University 2008

AutoCAD Fields with Blocks - inserting fields with coordinate values tied with manhole block, Bryan Tanner, Indydrafter.com, May 29, 2009

AutoCAD Fields with Tables - getting individual, total count of linear feet of pipe from sanitary sewer layout, Bryan Tanner, Indydrafter.com, May 28, 2009

AutoCAD Fields with Objects - creating field displaying current scale of viewport, Bryan Tanner, Indydrafter.com, May 27, 2009

AutoCAD: Convert a 3D Model into a 2D Drawing with Hidden Line - using FLATSHOT command, CAD Addict, May 18, 2009

Fields in Sheet Set Manager (cont'd) - creating, customizing sheet set template, Bryan Tanner, Indydrafter.com, May 15, 2009

AutoCAD Fields in Sheet Set Manager - defining attribute for sheet number, Bryan Tanner, Indydrafter.com, May 13, 2009

Let AutoCAD do the Math - using AutoLISP expression, CAL command, or entering math expressions in dialog box, properties palette, Ellen Finkelstein.com, May 7, 2009

The Basics of AutoCAD Fields - inserting fields, hiding field background, FIELDEVAL system variable for updating fields, Bryan Tanner, Indydrafter.com, May 4, 2009

Divide Up a Polyline or Spline - using DIVIDE/MEASURE command in AutoCAD to place points or blocks evenly along curvy polyline, Ellen Finkelstein.com, Apr 18, 2009

Plotting Render and Drawing Together in Layouts - creating layout pages, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Mar 24, 2009

AutoCAD Design Challenge - AutoCAD 2010 Geometric Constraints - modifying drawing with less clicks, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Mar 23, 2009

AutoCAD Design Challenge - the Final Solution - using object tracking and Osnaps, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Mar 20, 2009

Plotting with PDFCreator inside AutoCAD - Richard Binning, Beside the Cursor, Mar 20, 2009

AutoCAD Design Challenge - See More Results - video, editing drawing, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Mar 17, 2009

AutoCAD Design Challenge - See the Results - using command line interface to edit drawing, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Mar 16, 2009

AutoCAD Model Slice - method to create a section view, Gerardo Martinez, Cadalyst, Mar 5, 2009

Copy AutoCAD Layouts - video, copy/import layout tabs from DWG file to current drawing, Lynn Allen, Cadalyst, Mar 10, 2009

Create Profile Views in AutoCAD - building ground profile, counter view without using 3D software, Don Bentz, Cadalyst, Mar 8, 2009

Learn AutoCAD - Get Started Now - introduction to user interface, creating new drawing, locating menus, drawing lines, using tool palette, Nancy Fulton, Learning AutoCAD, Feb 21, 2009

Where is My Dialog? - setting AutoCAD FILEDIA option to control appearance for commands such as OPEN, SAVEAS, EXPORT, RECOVER, NEW, R McSwain, CAD Panacea, Mar 6, 2009

Entering Angles Always in Degrees - CADforum, Mar 3, 2009

Rotate View in Paper Space - AutoCAD method, Chris Kuenning, Cadalyst, Mar 1, 2009

An AutoCAD Hip Tip on Tracking - using tracking point feature in AutoCAD to place block at specific location, Lynn Allen's Blog, Feb 25, 2009

Get to Know AutoCAD 2010, Part 2: The Application Menu - Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Feb 24, 2009 

How to Edit CUIx Files Introduced in AutoCAD 2010 - using CUI command, unzip contents of CUIx ZIP container, Jimmy Bergmark, JTB World Blog, Feb 23, 2009

Dimensions and Associativity - using AutoCAD DIMREASSOCIATE command to make old drawing associative, Ellen Finkelstein.com, Feb 21, 2009

Let's Draw a Clock in AutoCAD - using various commands like LINE, CIRCLE, OSNAP, POLAR, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Feb 17, 2009

Capture the Perfect Selection Set in AutoCAD - using QSelect command to select set of certain type of object like text or block, Lynn Allen, Cadalyst, Feb 2, 2009

Manage Layers Wisely - using AutoCAD commands like LAYDEL, LAYMCH, LAYMRG, LAYISO, LAYCUR, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Feb 10, 2009

How to Create Comment Bubble DIM/LEADER - using AutoCAD QUICKLEADER, DIM/LEADER command, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Feb 6, 2009

Joining Corners by Using FILLET - using AutoCAD FILLET command, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Feb 4, 2009

An AutoCAD Hip Tip for Losing Excess AutoCAD Poundage - PURGE trims unnecessary data from drawings, Lynn Allen's Blog, Feb 2, 2009

AutoCAD Layer Translator - mapping drawing layers to conform to standards, Shaan Hurley, Between The Lines, Jan 28, 2009

Comparing Drawing Differences Using Autodesk Design Review 2009 - compare AutoCAD drawing sets, Mike Rieben, AutoCAD for Civil's, Jan 27, 2009

AutoCAD 2009 Quick View Layouts and Drawings - navigation feature to preview layouts, opening drawings in session, Shaan Hurley, Between The Lines, Jan 27, 2009

Archive a Drawing Set - using AutoCAD sheet set manager, Marta Quinlan, Cadalyst, Jan 25, 2009

Learn to Walk and Fly in AutoCAD - commands, tools to navigate in 3D model using keyboard, mouse to walk, fly, Shaan Hurley, Between The Lines, Jan 23, 2009

Reconcile New Layers - reviewing new layers in AutoCAD, Josh Jones, Lazy Drafter, Jan 22, 2009

An AutoCAD Hip Tip on Copying Layouts from One Drawing to Another - simple method using layout tab, from template options, selecting file type required, insert layout, Lynn Allen's Blog, Jan 22, 2009

Working With Large Models and Google Earth Extension for AutoCAD - importing images, publishing DWG models, 3D mesh in AutoCAD, attaching 4D information to model, Autodesk Labs, Jan 14, 2009 pdf

TIPniques: ZOOM the Way You Want - AutoCAD ZOOM options for window, real time, extents, center, dynamic, scale, other methods, Brian Benton, AUGI, Jan 2009 may require free registration

Something Nice and Useful: Copy Objects Effortlessly Using the Right Mouse Button - using AutoCAD feature for creating instances of object easily, Gultekin Ozkan, Daily AutoCAD, Jan 19, 2009

How to Rename a Sheet Set dst File - using Sheet Set Manager in AutoCAD, Jimmy Bergmark, JTB World Blog, Jan 15, 2009

Default Markup Color - modifying by file content setting, editing XML file on installing Autodesk Design Review 2009, Volker Joseph, Beyond the Paper, Jan 15, 2009

Working With Large Models and the Google Earth Extension for AutoCAD - importing image, publishing 3D model  to Google Earth, attaching time span, Scott Sheppard, Daily AutoCAD, Jan 14, 2009

An AutoCAD Hip Tip on Editing Dimension Values - using tracking method, Lynn Allen's Blog, Jan 14, 2009

AutoCAD 2008 Tip Adjust the Dimension Spacing - using DIMSPACE, QDIM, Shaan Hurley, Between The Lines, Jan 14, 2009

Hint: Unit Acceptance Before Start to Drawing - assuming units in model space depending on drawing type, SCALE command, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Jan 15, 2009

CAD Management: Layer Property Filters in AutoCAD - Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Jan 14, 2009 

The ABCs of AutoCAD Command Aliases - abbreviations entered at command line launch command or macro, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Jan 13, 2009

How to Make a Line Parallel to Another - using AutoCAD features, options, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Jan 13, 2009

Offset Command Options - AutoCAD tool for creating geometry, parallel lines, Russell Martin, Cadapult, Jan 12, 2009

Everybody Can Draw Springs Without the Helix Command - using AutoCAD commands like MIRROR, COPY, ROTATE, EXTRUDE, UNION, Gultekin Ozkan, Daily AutoCAD, Jan 12, 2009

An AutoCAD Hip Tip on Working with MicroStation Files - DGNMAPPING command for importing, exporting files, Lynn Allen's Blog, Jan 7, 2009

TIPniques: Custom Commands - creating macro, new command in AutoCAD, basics of writing macro, Brian Benton, AUGI, Dec 2008 may require free registration

Plot Style Tables - using AutoCAD tables to get details of plotted layer, different plot styles, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Dec 24, 2008

Attaching an Image Onto a 3D Object - add image to drawing using AutoCAD 2004-2006 versions, Mehmet Akca, Daily AutoCAD, Jan 2, 2009

Perspectives, Slides and Scripts - using AutoCAD commands DVIEW, DDVIEW, SHADE, MSLIDE, SCRIPT to create  presentation, David Watson, CADTutor, Dec 18, 2008

Attaching Hyperlink to AutoCAD Entities - using HYPERLINK to attach network links, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Dec 19, 2008

Hip Tip: Solving Right to Left Text Plotting Problem - using AutoCAD commands MT, DT, PR, QSELECT to overcome problems related to RTL texts using various languages, Abdulhadi Najjar, Daily AutoCAD, Dec 17, 2008

TIPniques: Do You Have Style? - using AutoCAD styles, defining, stylizing objects in drawing, text, dimension, multileader, table styles, Brian Benton, AUGI, Nov 30, 2008 requires free registration

Hatching From A to Z - AutoCAD HATCH command, defining hatching pattern, preview, scaling, setting scale property, layout, methods, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Dec 12, 2008

Pack & Send Your Projects: eTransmit - AutoCAD command options, settings controls, formats, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Dec 11, 2008

Surprise Egg in AutoCAD: QUICKCALC - advanced calculator with commonly used commands, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Dec 9, 2008

AutoCAD LIMITS - controls limits of grid display in current Model or layout tab, various settings, Jimmy Bergmark, JTB World Blog, Dec 5, 2008

How to Bring Back Lost Model and Layout Tabs - recovered by right clicking buttons, selecting 'display model and layout tabs' in AutoCAD, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Dec 8, 2008 

Hip Tip: Send Your UCSICON to Lower Left Corner - choose 'no origin' from options after UCSICON command in AutoCAD, Eren Pala, Daily AutoCAD, Dec 5, 2008

Command LENGTHEN - define length for linear objects, length or angular distance for arc objects using AutoCAD, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Dec 4, 2008

A Stroll Down the Xref Path - various path type like full, relative, no path, solutions on weaknesses of XREFs, issues with layer names, insertion options in AutoCAD, Bill Fane, Cadalyst, Dec 1, 2008

Dimension Tips - using DIMBREAK, DIMSPACE commands in AutoCAD to get correct dimensions, Lynn Allen, Cadalyst, Dec 1, 2008

AutoCAD: Creating Tool Palette with Multiple Blocks at Once - using ADCENTER command, Marti Broquetas, CAD Addict, Nov 28, 2008

AutoCAD 2009: Disabling the Annoying Information Pane - Catala-Castellano, CAD Addict, Nov 28, 2008

Express Tools:_ARCTEXT - align text to ARC using AutoCAD, Burak Ozdemir, Daily AutoCAD, Nov 27, 2008

MTEXT 'Background Mask' Feature - AutoCAD 2005 feature customizes background for MTEXT objects, Muharrem Kocyigit, Daily AutoCAD, Dec 1, 2008

How to Convert Spline to Polyline? - saving PLINE drawing as R12DXF file, using FLATTEN, WMFOUT, WMFIN commands in AutoCAD, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Nov 25, 2008

An Article About Drawing Standarts - name layers in AutoCAD for projects using different CAD programs, Ibrahim Erda, Daily AutoCAD, Nov 20, 2008 (more AutoCAD basic tutorials

Obtaining an AutoCAD License Through a VPN Connection - adding system variable to increase time AutoCAD waits to get license, Donnie Gladfelter, The CAD Geek, Nov 20, 2008

Mid Between Two Points - using command modifier along with OSNAPs command, Josh Jones, Lazy Drafter, Nov 7, 2008

Dual AutoCAD RGB Values - AutoCAD automatically adjusts certain color values in different background colors without much affect on print color, Eat Your CAD, Nov 19, 2008 requires free registration

Subscription Bonus Pack 2: A Closer Look at PDF Underlays - using  PDFATTACH, PDFFRAME, PDFLAYERS, PDFOSNAP, PDFADJUST, PDFCLIP commands, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Nov 18, 2008

e-Book: AutoCAD 2008 MULTILINE - PDF document compiled from articles of Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Nov 18, 2008

Horror in AutoCAD, Chapter 5 - Picky Object - working with XLines, problems, advantages, selection, snap, fillet, quick input, add grid to drawing, Alex Borodulin, NYacad, Nov 18, 2008

Protect Your Drawings With Password - use 'Security Options' to assign password to drawings in AutoCAD, Bunyamin Katrci, Daily AutoCAD, Oct 31, 2008

Subscription Bonus Pack 2: A Closer Look at PDF Output - merge control for plot colors, increased vector resolution, improved font handling, layer information, PDF Viewer, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Nov 17, 2008

Constructing Plastered Walls by Defining MLINE - draw parallel lines in single step, define properties of multiline style in AutoCAD, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Nov 13, 2008

Dynamic Door Block With Automatic Insertion Property - using the dynamic block editor in AutoCAD, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Nov 12, 2008

Select Last Object Added to the Drawing - using PROPERTIES command, typing 'L' to select most recently-created objects, Josh Jones, Lazy Drafter, Nov 10, 2008

Sequentially Number Text With TCOUNT - using express tool 'Automatic Text Numbering' TCOUNT command in AutoCAD, Donnie Gladfelter, The CAD Geek Blog, Nov 10, 2008

Understanding Basics of Dimension Style Settings - dimension style manager, create new dimension style, various settings for lines, symbols, text, fit, primary units, tolerances using AutoCAD, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Nov 10, 2008

Vault and AutoCAD XREFs - Autodesk Vault link to referenced DWGs, checking XREFs placement within Vault, setting properties, Brian Schanen, Manufacturing Community, Nov 7, 2008

ARC Drawing Techniques in AutoCAD - using 3 point, tangent ARC, POLYLINE to curves methods, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Nov 7, 2008

Convert Drawings to Raster Format - video shows configuring AutoCAD to convert drawings to PDF or other raster file format, Lynn Allen, Cadalyst, Nov 5, 2008

Restore Lost UI Elements - video shows getting back missing AutoCAD dialog boxes, toolbars, command line, Lynn Allen, Cadalyst, Nov 5, 2008

3D Roof Drawing Exercise - using commands like PEDIT, REGION, EXTRUDE, UNION, ORBIT in AutoCAD, Recep Gudu, Daily AutoCAD, Nov 5, 2008

Loading Up Drawing That Contains XREFs - reloading missing XREFs in AutoCAD drawing, Milton Fitzgerald, Cadalyst, Oct 27, 2008 pdf

Clipping Right Along With XREFs (Learning Curve Tutorial) - clip out part, object required from XREF to be displayed on drawing using AutoCAD, Cadalyst, Nov 1, 2008

Compare Design Changes in Autodesk Design Review - compare AutoCAD drawing sets, Josh Jones, Lazy Drafter, Oct 31, 2008

AutoCAD Tip - Dynamic UCS DUCS - video on using dynamic UCS feature to draw on any face of object, press and pull shapes to change models, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines Blog, Oct 31, 2008

Autodraft 25th Anniversary and a Halloween AutoCAD Hip Tip - PSLTSCALE command to get required linetypes in paper space, Lynn Allen's Blog, Oct 31, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 Action Recorder - video shows using action macro tool, various settings, AutoCAD Resource Center, Autodesk, Oct 31, 2008

Getting JPEG Printouts - taking printouts from AutoCAD to JPEG, Bunyamin Katrci, Daily AutoCAD, Oct 31, 2008

Improving Performance in AutoCAD and Civil 3D - disable communications center, install latest NVIDIA drivers, AutoCAD POWERdraft driver, Jason Foster, Rockmaster's CAD Resources, Oct 29, 2008

Command: ARRAY - placing numerous copies of object around circle, rows or columns using AutoCAD, Bunyamin Katırcı, Daily AutoCAD, Oct 30, 2008

Improving Performance of Sheet Set Manager - solutions to AutoCAD performance issues, Autodesk, Oct 2, 2008

Reload Missing Xrefs - steps for reloading missing Xrefs in an AutoCAD drawing, Cadalyst, Oct 28, 2008 pdf

Lighting Plan/Electrical Wiring Tutorial - trick to use ARC command to place wires in smooth transition, Kevin McWhirter, archblock.com Blog, Oct 23, 2008

X & Y Point Filters - LINE command used as example to locate points by matching X or Y coordinates of existing geometry, Oct 24, 2008

Sharing Workspaces in AutoCAD - creating a custom workspace, settings, sharing workplace, Josh Jones, Oct 20, 2008

Tips for Tables - videos of tips for AutoCAD tables, using AUTOFILL, Lynn Allen, Cadalyst, Oct 19, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 Rollover Tooltips - customizing rollover tooltips by specifying information to display based on object type, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Oct 21, 2008

Saving Your Drawing - differences between AutoCAD's various save commands: SAVE, QSAVE, SAVEAS, R McSwain, CAD Panacea Blog, Oct 21, 2008

Understanding UCS Pt 5 - using the UCS managing window interface for user coordinate systems, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Oct 21, 2008

Add Formulas to a Table - automatically calculates sum, average, count, cell, equation, making table work like spreadsheet using AutoCAD, Ellen Finkelstein.com, Oct 19, 2008

Cool Key Combinations - video shows key combinations to get drawings, viewports, snaps quickly using AutoCAD, Cadalyst, Lynn Allen, Oct 19, 2008

Select Objects for a Hatch on a Button - select objects for hatch on button, quick view drawing to F1, odd spot locked Vport layer, basics of snap to perpendicular, David Watson, CADTutor, Oct 15, 2008

Creating and Drawing Sections - draw sections using Key TERRA-FIRMA, David Watson, CADTutor, Oct 15, 2008

Let AutoCAD Check Your Standards - video shows function to check any AutoCAD file for standards compliance, automatically fixing nonstandard styles, Lynn Allen, Cadalyst, Oct 14, 2008

Understanding UCS Pt 3 - using 3-point function to specify origin, X-Y axis direction to draw on randomly inclined surfaces in AutoCAD 2009, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Oct 15, 2008

One-Click XREF Changes - video shows dynamically modifying XREF boundaries, change XCLIP from internal to external using XREF functionality in AutoCAD 2009, Lynn Allen, Cadalyst, Oct 13, 2008

Customize the Quick Access Toolbar - putting frequently-used commands in easy reach using AutoCAD LT, Kate Morrical, LT Unlimited, Oct 8, 2008

The Dreaded 'F1' Key - video shows changing F1 key to Escape in AutoCAD, Lynn Allen's Blog, Oct 10, 2008

Perspectives on the ViewCube - video navigates through different views of model in 3D workplace using AutoCAD 2009, Lynn Allen, Cadalyst, Oct 9, 2008

An AutoCAD Hip Tip on Hidden Messages and a New MTEXT Feature - AutoCAD 2009 new options to get back unsaved text using MTEXT editor, Lynn Allen's Blog, Oct 8, 2008

Tip or Treat? (Hot Tip Harry AutoCAD Tutorial) - manipulate a Selection Set, fix pointing leaders, calculating excavation area volume, annotate profile data using AutoCAD, Bill Kramer, Cadalyst, Oct 1, 2008

How to Swap Models - method to share files between architectural designers and various engineering discipline designers using different Autodesk packages, Joel Londenberg, Design West Engineering, Sep 30, 2008

Delete Layer Filters - video shows way to control number of layers thus increasing speed using AutoCAD, Lynn Allen, Cadalyst, Oct 7, 2008

Understanding UCS Pt 2 - 3D applications of  UCS command, working with view cube, using UCSMAN command in AutoCAD 2009, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Oct 9, 2008

Understanding UCS Pt 1 - setting user coordinate system for AutoCAD 3D, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Oct 8, 2008

AutoCAD Annotation Template - using annotation scale feature, settings for annotation template, Beth Powell, Beth's CAD Blog, Oct 6, 2008

X Marks the Ref (Learning Curve AutoCAD Tutorial) - overcoming problems faced using blocks in AutoCAD with externally referenced files, Bill Fane, Cadalyst, Oct 1, 2008

'Push' an Object Through a Viewport - using AutoCAD command CHSPACE to put object from paper space to model space, Josh Jones, Lazy Drafter, Sep 29, 2008

ScriptPro - run a script on multiple drawings in AutoCAD using free program 'SriptPro' from Autodesk, Josh Jones, Lazy Drafter, Sep 26, 2008

Writing AutoCAD Scripts With Excel - insert blocks at required locations, save time, eliminate mistakes, Josh Jones, Lazy Drafter, Sep 19, 2008

DC Online and Autodesk Seek - video shows grabbing existing content from Internet to incorporate in AutoCAD drawings, Lynn Allen, Cadalyst, Sep 24, 2008

TIPniques: Let's Get Animated - determine path, set-up, camera, target, etc., to create animation in AutoCAD model, Brian Benton, AUGI, Sep 24, 2008

Getting Started With Sheet Set Manager and Custom Fields - basics of various commands, sheet sets, advance techniques, best practices in AutoCAD, Josh Jones, Lazy Drafter, Sep 17, 2008

Quick-Start Your Drawing With QNEW - video shows using AutoCAD's QNEW command to open drawing in default template saving time, Lynn Allen, Sep 17, 2008

Quick View Layouts - video demonstrate new feature in AutoCAD 2009 to display various layouts inside drawing, shortcuts options, Lynn Allen, Cadalyst, Sep 17, 2008

AutoCAD to Photoshop - using raster based application to make AutoCAD drawings presentations, simple steps to follow, David Watson, CADTutor, Sep 16, 2008

Maximize Viewports, Minimize Effort - video shows editing objects within a viewport by modifying scale factor in AutoCAD, Lynn Allen, Cadalyst, Sep 16, 2008

Reset Dimension Text Values - use DIMREASSOC command for dimensions overridden with text values, Josh Jones, Lazy Drafter, Sep 12, 2008

Quick Look at LAYISO - video of  LAYISO command to hide, lock all layers except those of selected objects,in AutoCAD, Lynn Allen, Cadalyst, Sep 9, 2008

Find Area in Acres - AutoCAD calculations using AREA command, AutoLISP expression, Josh Jones, Lazy Drafter, Sep 3, 2008

TIPniques: Measuring Up - understanding drawing units, displaying desired measurement units in AutoCAD, more, Brian Benton, AUGI, Aug 25, 2008

Subscription Bonus Pack 1: A Closer Look at the Reverse Tools - using REVERSE command for reversing direction of lines, polylines, splines, and helixes in AutoCAD, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Aug 21, 2008  

Creating Custom Bitmap Materials - creating bitmap tile, creating and attaching material by layer in AutoCAD, more, David Watson, CADTutor, Aug 14, 2008

Adding Sunlight to Your Drawings - creating and configuring distant light, setting shadow options, rendering scene in AutoCAD, David Watson, CADTutor, Aug 14, 2008

AutoCAD 2009: Get a Better View (Circles and Lines AutoCAD Tutorial) - ViewCube enables loading Autodesk product related drawing files and viewing designs in 3D, Lynn Allen, Cadalyst, Aug 1, 2008

How to Create Parametric Parts - AutoCAD video tutorial, Buzz Wright, GeniuSoft, July 16, 2008 

Stage 1: AutoCAD Drawing - step by step process for creating scene from design production drawing, Ian Ibbotson, CADTutor, Aug 5, 2008

AutoCAD 2009: Get a Better View (Circles and Lines AutoCAD Tutorial) - ViewCube enables loading Autodesk product related drawing files and viewing designs in 3D, Lynn Allen, Cadalyst, Aug 1, 2008

SDI - Serious Difficulties Increasing? - open old drawings, deal with missing objects, sticky stuff in AutoCAD 2009, Steve Johnson, Cadalyst, Aug 1, 2008

Object Properties - understanding layer property, creating new layer in AutoCAD, more, David Watson, CADTutor, Aug 4, 2008

ISO Paper Sizes - drawing ISO sheets in AutoCAD, David Watson, CADTutor, July 31, 2008

AutoCAD Drawing Templates acadiso.dwt - changing settings in AutoCAD template, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, July 31, 2008

Advanced Selection - AutoCAD's Quick Select and object selection, David Watson, CADTutor, July 7, 2008

Some Render Samples - rendering within AutoCAD, Eren Pala, Daily AutoCAD, July 7, 2008

Basic 3D and Surface Modeling - AutoCAD commands Properties (DDCHPROP), Move, 3Dface and Shade, David Watson, CADTutor, July 7, 2008

Making the Lines and Surfaces With Unstraight Angles Parallel While Plotting - dealing with 2D or 3D non-orthogonal lines and surfaces including use of custom LISP program, Daily AutoCAD, July 4, 2008

Linking Excel Spreadsheets to AutoCAD Tables - create data link, table using data link, modify table, more, Josh Jones, Lazy Drafter, June 30, 2008

Entering Survey Data Using AutoCAD - lines and tangent curves, non-tangent curves, chord bearing, distance, more, R. McSwain, CADTutor, July 3, 2008

Autodesk and DWG - file extension trademark, comments by former and current ODA presidents, ODA stand, Deelip Menezes, July 2, 2008

AutoCAD Slips With Its Grips - few things that don't quite work properly, default limit value, grip lock, avoiding interface using ribbon, Steve Johnson, Cadalyst, July 1, 2008

Quick Tip - Fielding Your Object Data - using fields, tables, easy way to get site plans and calculations, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, July 1, 2008

AutoCAD 2009-Extended Tool Tips - information about tools, button to turn off, set time limits, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, Jun 30, 2008

Groups - You Gotta Keep 'em Seperated - manage objects in files using group command, easier to edit, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, 

AutoCAD P&ID 2009 Custom Data Manager Views - Project Setup properties, tree to group, add properties to class, export and import custom views to/from Microsoft Excel, Ursula Sadiq, In the Pipe, Jun 24, 2008

Who Knew About AutoCAD Projects? - keep xrefs under control, search paths, example showing details, simple management, more, Bill Fane, Cadalyst, Jul 1, 2008

Quick Properties Shows Up Right in The Middle of The Drawing! - details about Quick Properties, getting them to designated place, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, June 26, 2008

How Can I Mashup Thee? Let Me Count the Ways - different ways to be mashed up into other site for Project Freewheel and Project Draw, using an iFrame, Open Architecture Network, using API, more, Scott Sheppard, Autodesk LABS, June 26, 2008

Understanding Polar Coordinate Input - entering distance and angle into AutoCAD, Murat Saraldi, Daily AutoCAD, June 17, 2008

AutoCAD 2009: Changes to the User Interface - exploring task-based ribbon, quick access toolbar, menu browser, more in UI, Lynn Allen, Cadalyst, May 1, 2008

Layers 3 - creating new layer using layer manager window in AutoCAD, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Apr 17, 2008

Layers 2 - status properties of layers in AutoCAD, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Apr 16, 2008

Layers 1 - general properties of layers and objects in AutoCAD, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Apr 15, 2008

Animate Your 3D Models With AutoCAD 2009's SHOW MOTION - Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Apr 10, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - A Closer Look at Layer Management - improved layer properties manager, controls for layer isolation and layer property changes, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Apr 8, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - presentation and demo showing ribbon toolbar, menu browser, InfoCenter, more, Excitech, Apr 2008

Saving Your 3D Views in AutoCAD 2009 - Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Apr 8, 2008

Introduction to the AutoCAD 2009 Action Recorder Video - Donnie Gladfelter, The CAD Geek Blog, Apr 7, 2008

Something for the Kids with AutoCAD - making paper model of a street car using AutoCAD, ARCHIdigm, January 2007

Mail Bag - Why Do Some Commands Support the Use of Additional Characters in Front of Their Names, and Others Do Not? - meaning of characters like hyphen, plus, and apostrophe when they occur in front of AutoCAD commands, Lee Ambrosius, Hyperpics, August 24, 2006

The Quick Calculator - new Quick Calculator feature, with a friendly user interface, carries out mathematical calculations in AutoCAD 2006, Lynn Allen, Cadalyst Management, March 10, 2006

Turn Off the Gray Background Mask of a Field - set 'fielddisplay' command to 0 to turn off gray background mask in AutoCAD, Fernando Salgado, TECHtalk, December 11, 2005

Quick, Calculate + 1! - scientific functions, units conversions, and use of built-in memory in AutoCAD's 'Quick Calculator,' Bill Fane, Cadalyst Management, November 15, 2005

Quick, Calculate! - new 'Quick Calculator' in AutoCAD 2006 overcomes the shortcomings of calculator present in older versions, Bill Fane, Cadalyst Management, October 14, 2005

Using Fields with the Dwgprop command and Fields as a Plot Stamp - multimedia tutorial shows AutoCAD Dwgprop command to store information about the drawing, removing old plot stamp utility using fields, CAD-1, September 2005

Clever Grip Tricks - knowing the little-known grip facts can make AutoCAD's grips act as object snaps, Bill Fane, Cadalyst AEC, July 15, 2005

Get a Grip on Editing with Grips - what are grips, learning to work with editing commands using AutoCAD's grips, Bill Fane, Cadalyst Management, June 15, 2005

Using AutoCAD or IntelliCAD for Quantity Surveying - Part 1 - quantity surveyor can easily abstract information from DWG format to CAD data, some notes on relevant commands like LIST, DIST, and AREA, Geoff Harrod, June 2005

AutoCAD System Variables - a look at changes in the last few releases as well as likely future inclusions and removals, Lee Ambrosius, Hyperpics, April 19, 2005 pdf

AutoCAD 2006 - Trim/Extend Tips - it's no secret anymore - users can save time by using the 'select all' default which is within the command now, Lynn Allen, Lynn Allen's Blog, April 18, 2005

Recovering Lost Information - how to recover and recreate data after a crash, for AutoCAD and vertical applications, Necessary Knowledge, April 18, 2005

Command Quick Guide R12 - 2006 - table shows commands evolving through each AutoCAD version, Lee Ambrosius, Hyperpics, April 12, 2005 pdf

Views, Layers...and 3D in LT? - saving views with UCS, maximizing viewports and -- surprise -- 3D functionality in LT, Michael Beal, Cadtutor, April 2005

Tools of the Trade - Inserting Fields - AutoCAD 2006 lets users delve into file databases for any kind of information with a simple right click, Eric Wing, Icade, April 4, 2005, pp.8 -12

Drawing Recovery and AutoCAD 2006  - the DRAWINGRECOVERY command recovers your doomed drawing without much ado, Lynn Allen, Lynn Allen's Blog, March 24, 2005

Using Dynamic Input  - 5 minute exercise in using Dynamic Input in AutoCAD 2006, Elise Moss, Moss Designs, March 27, 2005 (pdf)

Pick an Object, Any Object - how to use AutoCAD's selection sets, Bill Fane, Cadalyst, February 15, 2005

Solid Model from User-Defined Profile - AutoCAD tutorial shows how to create a custom profile (2D drawing) and then extrude that into a 3D object, Learn CAD Fast, February 22, 2005 (requires free registration)

Create New Drawing AutoCAD Tutorial - demonstrates how to use the AutoCAD Create New Drawing dialog box to create an empty drawing, Learn CAD Fast, February 8 2005 (requires free registration)

Units of Measurement AutoCAD Tutorial - how to use the AutoCAD Drawing Units dialog box to set up length and angle units for your drawing, Learn CAD Fast, February 8 2005 (requires free registration)

Quick Select AutoCAD Tutorial - how to select AutoCAD objects by type, layer and color in groups so you don't have to select each one individually, Learn CAD Fast, February 8 2005 (requires free registration)

Create Your Own Tool Palette -- Without Network Permissions - Todd Shackelford, Cadalyst, January 15, 2005

Playing with Polylines, Part 3 - modify polylines using AutoCAD's PolylineEdit command, Bill Fane, Cadalyst, January 15, 2005

Horror in AutoCAD, Part 2: Dangerous Variables - exposes the dangerous aspects of wrong settings and handling of AutoCAD variables and ways to avoid the negative results, Alex Borodulin, NYacad, January 5, 2005)

AutoCAD 2005 New Features - 7-part video tutorial, DG CAD Consulting, January 5, 2005

Polyline Power - explores the AutoCAD Pline command, Bill Fane, Cadalyst, November 15, 2004 (part 1 of 2)

Playing with Polylines, Part 2 - how to make changes to existing plines, Bill Fane, Cadalyst, December 15, 2004 (part 2 of 2)

Layers AutoCAD Tutorial - AutoCAD tutorial, Learn CAD Fast, December 17, 2004 (requires free registration)

Extrude from a Path AutoCAD Tutorial - AutoCAD tutorial, Learn CAD Fast, December 17, 2004 (requires free registration)

AutoCAD 2005 Webcasts - links to archived webcasts on Autodesk's website, Tracy Lincoln, TL Consulting, December 16, 2004

Dimension Objects AutoCAD Tutorial - how to show measurements of objects that you have created, Learn CAD Fast, December 16, 2004 (requires free registration)

Trim Objects AutoCAD Tutorial - how to remove parts of an object based on lines that intersect it, Learn CAD Fast, December 16, 2004 (requires free registration)

Extend AutoCAD Tutorial - how to extend objects out to either the next intersecting line, or to a line that you choose, Learn CAD Fast, December 16, 2004 (requires free registration)

A Field of Questions in AutoCAD 2005 - how to take advantage of AutoCAD 2005's Field Object functionality, ARCHIdigm, December 14, 2004

General AutoCAD Quick Guide - links to reference guides (for AutoCAD versions 14 through 2005) that contain tips including commonly used command aliases, keyboard shortcuts, object snaps and selection methods, Lee Ambrosius, Beyond the UI, December 11, 2004

AutoCAD Layer Filter and APP ID Purge Tool -  purge unwanted Layer Filters and unnecessary REG APP IDs in DWG files, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, December 9, 2004

AutoCAD Line Command Tutorial - AutoCAD tutorial, Learn CAD Fast, November 22, 2004 (requires free registration)

AutoCAD Circle Command Tutorial - AutoCAD tutorial, Learn CAD Fast, November 22, 2004 (requires free registration)

Selection Methods - AutoCAD tutorial, Learn CAD Fast, November 22, 2004 (requires free registration)

AutoCAD Basic Information - provides an introduction to AutoCAD, Learn CAD Fast, November 22, 2004 (requires free registration)

Horror In AutoCAD: When the Ghost Is Coming... - tutorial explores problems with DWF publishing, Alex Borodulin, NYacad, October 8, 2004

Google "Reads" Text in AutoCAD Drawings - the Google search engine now has the ability to search for text in DWG drawing files stored on the Internet, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, September 22, 2004

Meet My Friend Cal Q. Lator - examines AutoCAD's built-in calculator, Bill Fane, Cadalyst, September 15, 2004

Circles and Lines: Object Snaps - Part 1 - an overview of AutoCAD object snaps, Lynn Allen, Cadalyst, August 16, 2004

Animation in AutoCAD - how to animate your AutoCAD drawings, Jos van Doorn, CADdigest.com,  August 19, 2004

I Wandered Lonely as a Revcloud - AutoCAD tutorial shows how to create revision clouds, Bill Fane, Cadalyst, August 16, 2004

Express Tool System Variable Editor "SYSVDLG" - AutoCAD tutorial explains what the system variable editor does, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, August 10, 2004

A Faster Way to Change an Object's Elevation Using MOVE - an AutoCAD tutorial, Brian Morse, CADdigest.com, August 11, 2004

Drawing Objects - AutoCAD tutorial explains how all of the Draw commands work, David Watson, CADTutor, August 3, 2004

Grips 101 - AutoCAD tips for using grips, which allows fast and effective editing in the following commands: Move, Copy, Rotate, Stretch, Scale and Mirror, Lynn Allen, Cadalyst, July 1, 2004

Group Therapy - AutoCAD tutorial on how to create groups to work with multiple objects as a single unit within your drawings, Bill Fane, Cadalyst, July 15, 2004

An Alternative for the PURGE Command - AutoCAD tutorial explores how to purge a drawing using the PURGE command and shows a useful alternative command, Jos van Doorn, CADdigest.com, July 13, 2004

Fields in AutoCAD - an overview of how Fields work and what you can do with them in both AutoCAD and Architectural Desktop, ARCHIdigm, July 2004

Creating Digital IDs for Use with AutoCAD - how to use digital certificates to "sign" dwg files, Stephanie J. Yoder, Flat Mtn, June 8, 2004

Hidden HIDE options in AutoCAD and ADT 2004 - explores a little-known dialog with options that help produce hidden line results with 3D Objects, ARCHIdigm, June 2004

The Nether Regions - AutoCAD tutorial explores the little-known Regions feature, which helps you create and manipulate components within drawings, Bill Fane, Cadalyst, June 15, 2004

Using the New Layer Filter Interface in AutoCAD 2005 - tutorial explores using the new AutoCAD 2005 layer dialog, Lee Ambrosius, Beyond the UI, June 6, 2004

AutoCAD 2005: Focus on Files - how to use the Sheet Set Manager to organize your drawings, Bill Fane, Cadalyst, May 1, 2004

How to Configure Sheet Sets 1 - how to use AutoCAD 2005's new sheet set capabilities to help enforce your CAD standards, Robert Green, Cadalyst, May 1, 2004

Quick Article on Design Document Communication with DWF - AutoCAD tutorial on using DWF and a workflow with markup, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines/AutoCAD Weblog, May 10, 2004

Embedding a DWF into a PowerPoint Slideshow - AutoCAD tutorial, Elise Moss, CADzette, May 7, 2004 (pdf)

Embedding A Drawing Into A Word Document Using Express Viewer - tutorial explains how to paste an AutoCAD, AutoCAD Mechanical, Mechanical Desktop or Inventor drawing into a Microsoft Word file, Andrew de Leon, Envision Solutions, May 5, 2004

Background Mask Tools for AutoCAD 2005 (Beta Release) - offers some customized tools to work with the new AutoCAD 2005 feature Background Masking, Lee Ambrosius, Beyond the UI, April 26, 2004

AutoCAD 2005: Boundary Hatch Enhancements - tutorial demonstrates the new enhancements in the BHATCH command, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, March 17, 2004

Take the Express Way! - AutoCAD tutorial reviews the Express Tools for layers and blocks, Bill Fane, Cadalyst, March 12, 2004

AutoCAD 2005: Fields - tutorial illustrates how to use fields in your drawings, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, March 10, 2004

Sheet Sets and More in AutoCAD 2005 - offers a detailed look at sheet sets and the other new features in the upcoming AutoCAD 2005, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, March 4, 2004

Express Yourself! - explores AutoCAD Express Tools for managing layers, Bill Fane, Cadalyst, February 12, 2004

Importing AutoCAD Meshes - tutorial explains how to create a triangular ground model using VIZ and AutoCAD and how to import this ground model into Bryce, David Watson, CADTutor, January 23, 2004

AutoCAD: Express Tools will Increase Your Productivity - an overview of some of the new timesaving tools in AutoCAD 2004, Lynn Allen, Autodesk.com, October 14, 2003

Understanding the Xref Path Type Options in AutoCAD 2004 - tips on using the Relative path type, which can allow you to expand on your AutoCAD and ADT productivity wherever you find that you use the exact same Xref names and "relative" project folder paths, ARCHIdigm, October 6, 2003

Digging Deep into the Express Tools - an in-depth look at AutoCAD 2004's Express Tools, which enhance everyday drawing productivity, Lynn Allen, CADENCE, October 2003

Basic AutoCAD - Hatching - how to create and define hatch patterns to areas of your drawing, Autocad Central, August 5, 2003

The Return of the Express Tools! (Who Says Dreams Don't Come True?) - welcome back to the much loved utilities, missing for two releases, Lynn Allen, CADENCE, August 2003

TrueType in AutoCAD - explains why you should be using TrueType fonts in AutoCAD and offers tips on using them, Geoff Harrod, CADinfo.NET, July 28, 2003

AutoCAD 2004: New Drafting & Editing Features - explores an array of AutoCAD's new drafting and editing tools that can enhance your productivity,  Ellen Finkelstein, Autodesk.com, July 25, 2003

Insider Information on AutoCAD 2004 - streaming video (about 45 minutes) offers tech tips on how to get more screen real estate with new tool palettes and command lines and how to get faster, more efficient performance, save storage space and increase the speed of file transfers, Rick Feineis, Avatech Solutions, May 2003

AutoCAD 2004: Digitally Sign Your Drawings - tutorial shows you how to use digital signatures in the latest version of  AutoCAD, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, April 28, 2003

AutoCAD - Share Your AutoCAD and Keep Your Own Settings - streaming video tips explains  how to use custom profiles to save and start with your personal settings, Avatech Solutions, April 15, 2003

CAD Standards in AutoCAD 2004 - tutorial offers a practical approach to using CAD standards in both AutoCAD 2004 and 2002, Alireza Parsai, April 8, 2003

Sharing Drawings With People Who Don’t Have AutoCAD - a look at the pros and cons of current file-sharing formats, including PDF, TIFF and DWF, and the new Autodesk Express Viewer, Rick Ellis, CADdigest.com, April 3, 2003

AutoCAD 2004 Command Aliases - a complete list of command aliases - arranged alphabetically - to help increase your speed in entering the commands at keyboard, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, April 2, 2003

AutoCAD 2004 Design Publisher - tutorial explains the new Design Publisher feature, which allows you to include a series of different drawing files and layouts in a single multi-sheet DWF file and print the sheets sequentially, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, March 31, 2003

Creating a 3D Screw - this AutoCAD tutorial leads you step-by-step to create a  60-degree V slotted screw, Robert Southworth, CADdigest.com, March 19, 2003

AutoCAD - Bridge The Gap with Multiple Polyline Editing - streaming video explains how to use Multiple Polyline Editing to automatically fix gaps between segment endpoints and quickly join any number of polylines, Avatech Solutions, March 10, 2003

Norton 2003 Fix with AutoCAD - tutorial explains how to resolve a conflict that occurs when you run Autodesk products and Norton AntiVirus 2003 on the Windows 98/ME operating systems, CAD-1, February 2003 (pdf)

Circle Enhancement - AutoCAD tutorial explores the various methods for drawing circles, By Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, January 6, 2003

AutoCAD - Cutting Corners with the New Fillet - streaming video tech tip shows how to cut corners with the new fillet command to reduce the number of clicks necessary for completing common tasks, Avatech Solutions, November 20, 2002

AutoCAD - Advanced Polar Array -streaming video tech tip shows how to create a Polar Array and keep your objects under control, Avatech Solutions, October 25, 2002

AutoCAD Tutorial 4: For Release 2000i - topics include using the User Coordinate System and converting a solid model to a multiview using the SOLVIEW and SOLDRAW commands, Alice Y. Scales, October 10, 2002

AutoCAD Tutorial - a six-part introduction and overview for AutoCAD beginners, Nancy Wilkie and Harrison Eiteljorg, Center for the Study of Architecture/Archaeology, October 8, 2002

The New Batch Standards Checker - a collection of AutoCAD keyboard tips, Lynn Allen, CADENCE, October 2002 

Loading Applications into AutoCAD 2002 - tutorial explores how to customize the AutoCAD environment, features, and commands by creating third-party applications that can be loaded into AutoCAD, Alireza Parsai, October 1, 2002

AutoCAD - Making Your Mark - streaming tech tip on using the UNDO MARK option, Avatech Solutions, September 25, 2002

AutoCAD to Photoshop - tutorial on how to move AutoCAD drawings into Adobe Photoshop, David Watson, CADTutor

AutoCAD as an Illustration Tool - tips on using PDF or PowerPoint to share AutoCAD drawings, Ron Adee, Adee's AutoCAD Answers, August 14, 2002

AutoCAD - Drag 'N' Drop Makes It Easy! - streaming video tutorial that shows how easy it is to access files, blocks and even hatch patterns, Avatech, June 19, 2002

AutoCAD - Rotate And Copy At The Same Time With Grips - streaming video tutorial that shows how to make multiple copies of an object while rotating it, Avatech, June 19, 2002

AutoCAD's Move and Copy Commands - tutorial for AutoCAD users, Jos van Doorn, CADdigest.com, Oct 12, 2001

Controlling the AutoCAD 2002 Drawing Environment - defining support paths, controlling the display, configuring plotters, user profiles and defining profiles. Excerpt from Inside AutoCAD 2002, New Riders (857KB PDF file)

Drawing with AutoCAD 2000 - Introduction - if you've just been told that you will be learning AutoCAD 2000, you will appreciate this series by Jim Plume, University of New South Wales (pdf file)

Managing Object Coding, Lineweights, and Plotstyles in AutoCAD 2000  - Barrie Mathews, CADinfo.NET, July 2000

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