Imporving support for graphics tablets in wine (wintab.dll)
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Wed Nov 20 11:56:00 CST 2002
Tony Lambregts tony_lambregts-at-telusplanet.net |Wine Mailing Lists| wrote:
> Robert North wrote:
>> 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?
> In my past 3 years of monitoring this list I do not recall anyone
> trying to do this. I could be wrong but my memory is not all that bad...
Ok, so I'll start it moving...
Expect some E-mails on this list about legal and technical issues soon.
>> 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?
> It is not absolutly nessesary to start a bug but I would recommend it.
> I find it gives you a place to keep track of things and somewhere to
> point to if you run into problems. Another advanatage is that bugzilla
> maintainers such as myself can point other users to it. (if it even
> comes up)
Ok, expect a bug to appear any time soon.
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