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AutoCAD LT - Who Needs It? - AutoCAD LT provides 3 major aspects (design, documentation, collaboration) of AutoCAD at 28% of cost of AutoCAD, Brian Benton, Novedge, Aug 15, 2014

AutoCAD & LT 2014 - PLINE Boundary Creation - invoke BPOLY command to access boundary creation dialogue box, click on pick points icon before hitting boundary to form closed polyline in AutoCAD, John Flanagan, CADline, Apr 14, 2014

AutoCAD LT 2015: We Lasso the New Features - old classic workspace is not available, preview galleries, new line smoothing variable, offers more visual feedback than previous versions, LT is Still AutoCAD, Mar 27, 2014

Where Did My Viewports Go? - model viewports panel is only for arranging views in modelspace; layout tab in AutoCAD LT 2013 has viewport tools, Kate Morrical, LT Unlimited, Apr 19, 2012

Updated Command Line - new, improved version floats transparently in AutoCAD LT drawing window, Kate Morrical, LT Unlimited, Apr 17, 2012

AutoCAD LT 2013 is Here - integration with Autodesk 360, available on Mac, Windows, saves DWG files in new 2013 format, Kate Morrical, LT Unlimited, Mar 27, 2012

Dynamic Help in AutoCAD LT for Mac - handy feature gives list of menu items matching search characters, Kate Morrical, LT Unlimited, Mar 8, 2012

AutoCAD LT 2012 for Mac Overview - short overview of key features, AutoCAD Exchange, Oct 2011

AutoCAD LT for Mac: Is It Enough? - missing features compared to Windows version: sheet set manager, migration tools, eTransmit command, CUI workspaces, dynamic block authoring, LT is Still AutoCAD, Aug 24, 2011

Add Your Own Words to the AutoCAD LT Dictionary - Kate Morrical, LT Unlimited, Aug 22, 2011

AutoCAD LT for Mac: The Details - differences between AutoCAD LT for Mac, AutoCAD LT, system requirements, buying through Mac app store, Kate Morrical, LT Unlimited, Aug 17, 2011

Did You Know? - DIMANGULAR command in AutoCAD LT can create angular dimensions larger than 180 degrees, Dean Saadallah, LT IS STILL AUTOCAD, July 13, 2011

LT2012, AutoCADWS, Your Phone and Tablet - AutoCAD WS exclusive commands in LT2012: GETLINK, MANAGEUPLOADS, MESSAGES, ONLINEDRAWINGS, Dean Saadallah, LT is still AutoCAD, May 18, 2011

LT2012 New Commands and Variables - sheet set manager, content explorer, ARRAYCLOSE, AUTOCOMPLETE, BLEND, DWGCONVERT commands, Dean Saadallah, LT is still AutoCAD, May 11, 2011

Why Upgrade to LT2012 - commands include: NCOPY, OVERKILL, BLEND, MLEADER, ARRAYEDIT, Dean Saadallah, LT is Still AutoCAD, May 4, 2011

More Multifunctional Grips - AutoCAD LT 2012 has grips for lines, arcs, elliptical arcs, dimensions, multileaders, Kate Morrical, LT Unlimited, Apr 29, 2011

AutoCAD LT 2012 is Here: What You Need to Know - faster performance, UCS enhancements, OVERKILL becomes core command, blend tool, Dean Saadallah, LT is Still AutoCAD, Mar 22, 2011

All About AutoCAD LT - An Interview with Kate Morrical - AutoCAD LT 2011 features, differences between AutoCAD LT, AutoCAD, new AutoCAD LT 2012 features, AUGI, Mar 2011

No-Longer-Express Tools: Overkill & NCOPY - full-blown NCOPY, OVERKILL commands added to AutoCAD LT 2012, Kate Morrical, LT Unlimited, Mar 28, 2011

AutoCAD LT Missing Plot Styles - workaround is renaming LT plot styles using stylesmanager command, CADbloke, Mar 16, 2011

LT2011 New (and Older Forgotten) Commands, Pt 5 - AutoCAD/LT variables that are new, GRIDSTYLE, CALCINPUT, CMDDIA, EDGEMODE, LT is Still AutoCAD, Feb 2, 2011

iPhone/iPad Apps for AutoCAD Users - AutoCAD WS, Dropbox, CamScanner, FileViewer USB, more, LT is Still AutoCAD, Jan 19, 2011

Automatic Publish - options, general record-keeping, making files available to people without AutoCAD LT, Kate Morrical, LT Unlimited, Nov 3, 2010

Twitter Tip of the Day: Multi-Functional Grips - GRIPMULTIFUNCTIONAL in AutoCAD LT, ctrl-cycling, dynamic menu, hot grip shortcut menu, Kate Morrical, LT Unlimited, Aug 18, 2010

Reset or Restore a CUI File - CUI, CUIx files in AutoCAD LT, retrieving previous version of selected CUI file, obliterating changes made to acadlt.cuix file, Kate Morrical, LT Unlimited, Aug 6, 2010

Updates to the Spline Command - choosing between Fit Points and Control Vertices through Method, Control Vertices important for 3D modeling, Knots affect shape of fit spline, Kate Morrical, LT Unlimited, July 9, 2010

Certified Graphics for AutoCAD LT- selecting properties, clicking Device Manager, right clicking graphics card, best driver for AutoCAD, Kate Morrical, LT Unlimited, July 7, 2010

More Jump Lists in Windows 7 - right clicking on AutoCAD LT tool bar, using pinned programs, Kate Morrical, LT Unlimited, May 26, 2010

Transparency for Objects and Layers - transparency can be set globally or per viewport in the Layer Properties Manager, turning transparency on and off, Kate Morrical, LT Unlimited, May 7, 2010

New to AutoCAD LT 2011 - enhancements include gradient hatches, layer previous, quick dimension, sketch, Kate Morrical, LT Unlimited, Apr 28, 2010

New Features in AutoCAD LT 2011 - Where to Start? - 'add selected' feature starts command to create object with exactly same properties, Kate Morrical, LT Unlimited, Mar 29, 2010

DoubleCAD XT vs. AutoCAD LT 2010 - DoubleCAD XT is free, more intuitive handle-based object-manipulation system, uses dropdown, fly-out menus; AutoCAD LT 2010 uses expandable ribbon-bar interface, pop-up tool tips, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, Aug 30, 2009

Win, Win, Draw - drawbacks of AutoCAD LT favor Bricscad Pro that is half price of LT, has most of APIs of AutoCAD, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Apr 6, 2009

What's New in AutoCAD LT 2010 - new attribute data commands, external references commands, system variables, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Mar 12, 2009

AutoCAD LT and Plug-ins - overview on Autodesk Developer Network rules, ASVIC LT Toolkit issue, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Mar 9, 2009

Synchronize Attributes - video, now available on LT, Kate Morrical, LT Unlimited, Feb 11, 2009

Double Trouble for Autodesk LT - low cost, powerful,  free 2D clone of AutoCAD LT from IMSI, others to affect Autodesk sales, Stephen Holmes, Develop3D, Jan 22, 2009

An AutoCAD Hip Tip to Get Back Those 'Hidden Messages' - AutoCAD 2009 new option gets back hidden messages option on, Lynn Allen June 5, 2008

AutoCAD Hip Tip on Workspaces - saving workspaces, Lynn Allen's Blog, May 28, 2008

Attach Images With LT 2009 - image files can be attached as external references, Kate Morrical, LT Unlimited, May 9, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 vs. AutoCAD LT 2009 - missing and new features in LT 2009 plus list of unavailable commands and system variables, RK McSwain, CAD Panacea, May 7, 2008

AutoCAD LT 2009 Brings FIELDS to Its Users - inserting, editing, and updating field, Lynn Allen's Blog, Apr 20, 2008

AutoCAD LT 2009 Celebrates More Colors - True Color and Color Books are now included, Lynn Allen's Blog, Apr 11, 2008

More AutoCAD LT 2009 Features - ability to create nonrectangular viewports in MVIEW command, Lynn Allen's Blog, Apr 8, 2008

AutoCAD Features That Made Their Way Into AutoCAD LT 2009 - using IMAGEATTACH command for attaching raster images in AutoCAD LT 2009, Lynn Allen's Blog, Apr 7, 2008

Quick Access Toolbar - customizing quick access toolbar in AutoCAD LT 2009, Erik Deyo, The LT Side of Things, Mar 26, 2008

AutoCAD LT 2009 - First Thoughts - ability to grip-edit xclip boundaries, create non-rectangular viewports, attach & detach images, more, Kate's CAD Tips, Feb 12, 2008

AutoCAD LT Resources - links to forums, blogs and books on AutoCAD LT, Melanie (Stone) Perry, Mistress of the Dorkness, Dec 12, 2007

AutoCAD LT Functionality - enhanced and new functions in AutoCAD LT 2006, 2007, and 2008, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, July 20, 2007

Lynn Allen's Tips and Tricks For Using AutoCAD LT 2008 Software - tips on using new 2D drafting and annotation workspace, Layer, CUI and DWFATTACH commands, more, Autodesk, May 2007, 20 page pdf

Key Differences Between AutoCAD 2006 and AutoCAD LT 2006 - LT does not provide users with the facility of creating, modifying, rendering and navigating 3D objects like AutoCAD 2006 does, Mark W. Kiker, CADDManager.com, April 7, 2005

Autodesk Sues LT-Extender - Autodesk aims to stop a third-party developer that promised to "to break through (nearly) all AutoCAD LT limitations," Ralph Grabowski, CADdigest.com, October 22, 2003

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