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  • Command preview in AutoCAD
    For this next installment of our Have You Tried series, we have another great time-saver that we are excited to share with you: command preview. Command preview in AutoCAD works on several commands and provides real-time feedback. A preview of the command’s result is displayed, allowing you to make changes or correct errors before completing […]

  • AutoCAD open source
    Product News
    AutoLISP is a dialect of the programming language Lisp built specifically for use with AutoCAD. It is so popular that there are thousands of utilities and applications that have been developed. Even the Electrical toolset in AutoCAD is developed entirely using the AutoLISP language. However, the IDE (Integrated Development Environment) for editing and debugging LISP […]

  • AutoCAD LT Career
    Customer Spotlight
    For as long as I can remember, I have been passionate about bringing ideas to life in new and creative ways. It’s a journey that took me from helping my dad around the house with simple home repairs as a kid to earning BA degrees in architecture and interior design. After eight years working in […]

  • Autodesk University 2021
    Registration is now officially open for Autodesk University 2021. Kicking off virtually on October 5th, our flagship conference will once again offer the latest and greatest in learnings and insights from global industry experts. In addition to keynotes, classes with live Q&A and other interactive sessions, attending AU makes for a one-of-a-kind networking opportunity with […]

  • AutoCAD Grips
    We’re very excited for the Have You Tried this month—and we think you will be, too!  This month is all about grips in AutoCAD. Grips are amazing tools that can be used to quickly manipulate objects. You can stretch, move, copy, rotate, and more without having to type a command or click on the ribbon. […]

  • CAD Terms AutoCAD
    When working with AutoCAD, there are certain CAD terms you should know. In this second of the two-part “Beginner’s Guide for CAD Terms” series, we will explore some of the most important computer-aided design terms for geometry and object editing. This AutoCAD glossary can help with basic CAD terminology you should know when it comes […]

  • AutoCAD My Insights
    Product News
    Launching today with AutoCAD 2022.1, you get access to My Insights in AutoCAD. My Insights strengthens the partnership between technology and designers to drive better outcomes, faster. It is an advisory engine that utilizes your individual product usage data to deliver personalized insights with the goal of helping you speed up work and become more […]

  • AutoCAD 2022.1 and AutoCAD LT 2022.1 Update
    Product News
    The AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT 2022.1 update provides users robust integrations with other Autodesk products and faster performance. Here is what you need to know about the new update to the AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT 2022 subscription, now available everywhere. If you are on AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT 2022, you will see the updates automatically […]

  • Associated Dimensions in AutoCAD Feature
    For the latest in our Have You Tried series, we’re going to look at associated dimensions in AutoCAD. Having dimensions associated to the geometry they measure can help keep the dimensions updated when the design changes.  Dimensions that update are linked or associated with the geometry they measure. That’s called dimension associativity. Dimensions can be […]