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Properties palette: Work smarter by undoing changes within the palette

The Properties palette (Ctrl+1) is a great place to edit objects in many cases. When you double-click most objects, the Properties palette opens so that you can edit them. (Starting in AutoCAD 2012, the Quick Properties window opens instead.)

Note: There are exceptions, however. For example, if you double-click a polyline, the PEDIT command starts. […]