Imporving support for graphics tablets in wine (wintab.dll)

Robert North 7ownq0k402 at
Mon Nov 18 16:37:59 CST 2002

Modern graphics tablets also provide pressure and tilt information, 
essential for quality graphics editors such as Painter & Photoshop.
Currently graphics tablets are treated as mice in wine, and so cannot 
provide this information to a Win16/32 app.
To access pressure & tilt info in Windows, a programmer would use the 

Has anyone attempted to build a wintab.dll for Wine?

I'm interested in attempting an extremely limited implementation for 
Painter & Photoshop, but
don't want to reinvent the wheel.

Assuming nobody has done this what's the first step?
Raise a bug, and accept it?


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