Wintab32 - Tablet support - VBtablet & wintab working for Dogwaffle?
wine at staigerland.com
Wed Nov 12 11:20:13 CST 2003
I too would be very interested in knowing what's happening with wintab32
under wine - is it usable?
How about in conjunction with VBtablet from www.greenreaper.co.uk ? He has a
small test program there which reports pressure, angle etc.... you might
want to see if that works.
Does somebody on this list have a Wacom, AceCad, Pablo (Disney Magic Artist)
or Aiptek tablet to try Dogwaffle with it? project Dogwaffle uses VBtablet.
The latest v1.6 demo is at www.thebest3d.com/dogwaffle/freebies , the free
version 1.11b is at download.com and Tucows.com but didn't use VBtablet yet
so not interesting (well for tablet users anyway, still might be of interest
for entry-level painters; I doubt the installer will work but hey if it
the other day at a show in Anaheim I tried some things with the help of
someone from The Linux Box, was neat to see Carrara Studio 2 running on it.
Few minor glitches but still sweet. I'm interested in seeing Dogwaffle
Anyone here serious about making this work? contact me if you need an NFR
copy to test.
A general question: Dogwaffle uses COM, ActiveX communication channels (I
don't know much details). Anybody have a feeling if that's a no-no under
> A couple of months ago there was a patch from Aric Stewart that added
> support for graphics tablets in wine. However I have not heard anything
> about it since. Is anybody still working on this?
> Graphics tablet
> support is the only thing stopping us from using Photoshop under Linux
> at the present time. Moving all our graphics artists off dual booting
> windows machines would be extremely benificial!
> I tried the original patch but found it affected the > stability of
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