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Working Faster With AutoCAD Express Tools: Tuesday Tips With Heidi

Heidi Hewett
November 28, 2017

If you aren’t using AutoCAD Express Tools you’re missing out! Express Tools is a collection of small productivity enhancing tools that install with AutoCAD. They’re built using the AutoCAD APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) such as AutoLISP and are, therefore, not available in AutoCAD LT.

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Today’s tip is a simple one… check out the Express Tools! There are many and they are loved by those that know them. In my upcoming Tuesday Tips I’ll introduce you to some of the most popular ones. But, for now, here are a few resources to get you started.

AutoCAD 2018 Help: About AutoCAD Express Tools

AutoCAD 2018 Help: Express Tools Reference

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Check back next week as we tackle the MOCORO Express Tool, and don’t forget to check out the full Tuesday Tips series. Want more? Lynn Allen’s AutoCAD 2018 Tips & Tricks and The Best of Lynn Allen’s Tips & Tricks are available for download now!



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Heidi Hewett

Heidi Hewett has dedicated her career to educating people on the use of AutoCAD software. She began using AutoCAD as a student in 1986 and soon after earning her B.S. in Architectural Engineering, Heidi transitioned from an Autodesk customer to an Autodesk employee. During her career at Autodesk, Heidi has held a variety of positions including Product Support Technician, Training Specialist, and Senior Applications Engineer. In her current role as the AutoCAD Technical Marketing Manager, Heidi assists the marketing team in developing and delivering technical marketing material for AutoCAD. She continues to educate Autodesk customers, partners, and employees through Webcasts, seminars, and her AutoCAD Insider blog. It is her passion for education that inspired Heidi to earn an M.S. in Technical Communication and an M.A. in Information and Learning Technologies.