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Use your Mouse: Configure your mouse to maximise it´s full potential in AutoCAD®. This guide shows you how to configure your mouse correctly and solve common problems associated with the mouse.       
Shortcuts A to Z: Common AutoCAD shortcuts commands scheduled in a simple A to Z list. A very useful resource if you are new to AutoCAD and a handy reminder for veterans.

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Command Shortcuts: Similar to the above guide only shortcuts are listed in command headings. For example, all text related commands are listed together.       
Linetype & Scale Settings: Controlling linetype styles and linetype scale can be a confusing, this guide provides a quick tip on linetype scale. This guide is supported by a sample drawing file and a .lin linetype definition file.       
Blocks are a great time saver. Here are a collection of time saving tips for use with blocks, such as: substitute one block for another; rename a block; using tool palettes to organise blocks and more.       

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CAD Guides - last updated 12th November, 2015 by Corny