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Lynn Allen
Global Technology Evangelist
Interests: BIM, AutoCAD, CAD, Digital Prototyping, AEC, Autodesk, Technology, 3D Printing, Generative Design, Public Speaking and Coaching
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Apr 3, 2018
For those of you who have made the move to BIM - you'll find the Revit Technology Conference an invaluable event to attend. RTC is more than just a conference for you and your fellow Revit users - it's a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2015 at Lynn Allen's Blog
While Lynn’s away on a well-deserved vacation, I’m going to sneak in with a couple of guest posts. This is an important subject and I’m delighted that Lynn’s given me the opportunity to share this information with you! - Dieter... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2015 at Lynn Allen's Blog
It's always so exciting when a new release of AutoCAD comes out! Let me continue on my merry way of introducing more features to you! A New Object Snap! Have you ever needed to find the geometric center of an... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2015 at Lynn Allen's Blog
For those of you who know know I LOVE football! I grew up going to Rams games with my Dad (when they were based in LA) and I was all about being his little football buddy. For the last... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2015 at Lynn Allen's Blog
The OFFSET command has been around since the VERY early days of AutoCAD - and has seen some nice advances in the past few releases. But did you know that the system variable OFFSETGAPTYPE is a crucial piece of the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2014 at Lynn Allen's Blog
I'm so excited about the upcoming BIM Workshops taking place in Omaha, NE and Orange County, CA! Here you'll find some of the top speakers from Autodesk University and RTC presenting the latest BIM technology and processes. I get to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at Lynn Allen's Blog
I'm so excited to have my guest writer, Dieter Schlaepfer, as he continues his coverage of isometric drawing in AutoCAD 2015. Let's review our goal: Drawing a Bracket. Ok, let’s get started. For this illustration, I started with the top... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2014 at Lynn Allen's Blog
I've never had a guest writer on my blog - but one of my favorite coworkers - Dieter Schlaepfer , who is a Principal Learning Content Developer for Autodesk, and an excellent writer - kindly volunteered! Dieter is an enthusiastic... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2014 at Lynn Allen's Blog
If you live in the Orlando area - be sure to join me for a Revit Users Group meeting held in conjunction by one of my favorite resellers - Digital Drafting Systems. Next Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00pm - I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2013 at Lynn Allen's Blog
The good folks at Datech have invited me back for another round of AutoCAD enlightenment and I am hoping to see you there! Join me on November 12 and 13 for two key learning events. Check out the day's agenda... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2013 at Lynn Allen's Blog
Sure it's easy to change objects to another layer when you know the destination layer name...but what if you don't? You can see the objects on the desitnation layer - so you do a layer reconnaissance mission to determine the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2013 at Lynn Allen's Blog
While I am currently enjoying a (much-needed) vacation in Portugal - I wanted to make sure you were aware of two events I have coming up (right after I return home). On June 5 - you can find me doing... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2013 at Lynn Allen's Blog
Do you get as excited as I do when a new release of AutoCAD comes out? Or are you wondering what else they could possibly add to the program? Well there have been quite a few great features added into... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2013 at Lynn Allen's Blog
I'm quite sure I'm not the first to coin such a cheesy BIM360 Glue phrase (nor the last) but I must admit I really love spreading the news about this great cloud and mobile application. Since I seem to have... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2013 at Lynn Allen's Blog
You get...We give...and this is the perfect season for exactly that. All you have to do is open an Autodesk 360 account and Autodesk will give $1 to Engineers without Borders. Now that is a total Win-Win! Autodesk 360 is... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2012 at Lynn Allen's Blog
OK - I admit it - you don't have to be an AU Freshman to join us for the Freshman Orientation! You might just want to be one of the smart AU attendees who wants to make sure you know... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2012 at Lynn Allen's Blog
Wednesday evening at Autodesk University I have the privilege of hosting this year's Platinum Partner Technology Showcase! Get a sneak peak into the latest technology from our Platinum Partners Dell, HP, Intel and Lenovo. Join us for cocktails and then... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2012 at Lynn Allen's Blog
You heard me correctly...APPHACK! (Gesundheit) Here is your chance to win as much as $5,000.00 for your cool app or plugin for AutoCAD. If you are an awesome hacker - be sure to join in on the fun (and awesome... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2012 at Lynn Allen's Blog
I guess I left abruptly without an official send-off (sorry about that) but after 6 weeks off I'm back up and running! I won't's tough going back to work after such a long break - but I definitely appreciated... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2012 at Lynn Allen's Blog
I have been fortunate to participate in some great Autodesk launch events this year. Some of my presentations have been focused on the new features inside of AutoCAD 2013 - and some have been focused on highler level topics such... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2012 at Lynn Allen's Blog
Hey guys - it is finally here! Download my latest AutoCAD 2013 Tips and Tricks booklet and read all about the great features in AutoCAD 2013! Download AutoCAD 2013 Tips and Tricks I hope you enjoy it! Download AutoCAD 2013... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2012 at Lynn Allen's Blog
My work days in 2012, so far, have been filled with recording various technical videos. When you spend so much time making videos - you become either friends or enemies with your recording software! Though the relationship was a bit... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2012 at Lynn Allen's Blog
I know that I have been neglecting my blog when my good friend dave espinosa-aguilar (probably the best Autodesk University speaker ever) sends me an email about my "blog abstinence". So I am alive and well - just a badly... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2011 at Lynn Allen's Blog
Calling all ye AutoCAD gurus! Autodesk is looking for an AutoCAD Product Support Technician in their Lake Oswego office. If you have strong AutoCAD skills (3+ years experience with it) and don't mind relocating to beautiful Oregon then this is... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2011 at Lynn Allen's Blog