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Hold and Tap for right click

I always preferred the way Wacom had an option "hold and tap" to produce a right click. This would be helpful for those of us that use mouse gestures as the current "click" and drag the stylus button kind of freaks the mouse gesture reader out.


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Thanks for your insight. I would like to hear from others. What are your thoughts on this?


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Yes, I suppose it was overlooked, not on purpose or by design, but by chance. And that is where this community comes to the rescue! You let us know what we missed, and Xencelabs will do our best to added and or fix it.


We are not perfect, but we do try very hard to meet the needs of our artist community.

I watched this video and I understand what you showed is a helpful feature, but that is not what we explained on this thread, we talked about "hold and tap", which allows you to hold the button on the pen when you click or tap on the tablet it changes the action. This has been a feature in Wacom tablets for a long time now. I think the other users commented on it.

For example, if you right-click, you don't need to right-click while hovering in the air, you hold the button and tap on the tablet and it changes to right-click, meaning the tip of the pen is no longer acts as click but as a right-click unless you release the button then resolves to click. So while holding it. 

I don't have a Wacom tablet anymore, so I can't record a video showing you how it works but I am sure someone has that can demonstrate it better. But i think @Nikolay Manukov eplxained it earlier better because he still uses wacom

Please, this is a very important feature I have been looking forward to. I would be glad if it's implemented. Thanks.

Okey, so what you have posted is exactly what we want but with right click and middle click. Instead of triggering the right click with the button, we want to trigger trigger it with the button AND the tap at the same time. It's incredibely unconfortable and imprecise just with the hover.


Monts ago I posted in this very same thread this screenshot from wacoms configuration. Just copy it, thats what we are asking for, nothing else.

https://imgur.com/a/urf9vB4 

For the record, I absolutely think that this tablet is worth the transition from Wacom. While I cannot speak to the display version (I wish I had that kind of discretionary funds), the tablet is built better, feels better, and you get more for the money.

I would give the devs a pass in the short term about "click and tap", but if this is a long term issue, I would start wondering why that cant happen. I have been "click and tapping" with wacom since the late 90's. So the idea of this functionality has been around for at least 20 years. 

Yep, I just posted it above - 

I've changed the screenshot because I've just realized that could be confusing since the option selected is not the option that we want, heres is the the newer version


https://imgur.com/a/cvGq23w

I want to me it clear that I have read two processes; one for Hover and click, and one for hover and tap. I have created a short video that talks about both and let you know that the hover and tap feature is already in place and working. But hat the hover and select is not.


The video shows the difference in the two.

 


https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/f2waj0ekcv3d5fc7mdsk2/Hover-Click-Hover-Tap.mp4?rlkey=zgbx7b135sju5wvny5e61ordh&dl=0


The one shown in the video is close but not what we want , you don't need to hover for it to change, it only changes when the pen tip is touching the board, that's how the Click & tap works. So like key alt key you assigned, it works in hover, it should only work when the pen tip is on the board, meaning the tip of pen has completely changed from click to alt whiles on the board.

Okey, I've just seen your video again to make sure and I can confirm you 100% without a shadow of doubt that this alt button that you are showing, while cool is not what we are asking for. I put a detailed comment yesterday explaining it but  for some reason didn't reach the thread, maybe there was a bug, idk


We want this to work with mouse clicks (middle and right click) not with alt. This means that when I press right cick (or middle click) the action will only trigger when while I'm pressing the button I hit the tablet with the nib, not while hovering (which is how currently is now).

I'll try to make a video this week explaining it but I highly encourage you to pick up a wacom tablet and try this option, youll instantly understand what we are looking for

With the beta version 1.3.2-61-RC, tablet usage is finally broken. The right mouse button is pressed first at the moment of pressing the button, while the pen has not yet touched the tablet. Then at the moment when the pen touches the tablet, the right mouse button is pressed again. And then the press occurs for the third time when you release the button.

I've sent several responses in this conversation the last 2 weeks that do not appear. I don't understand if I'm not being aproved (didn't say anything mean or offensive) or what could be happening



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Thanks

 

I am glad this thread is getting more attention because I have been looking forward to this feature for a long, I don't know what is the issue at the moment if it cannot be implemented or something else. As @John Carimando was asking  Is it a patent issue? Was it considered not essential? because it's been like 3 years now. I moved away from Wacom because I preferred but with this feature absent it feels like using a Huion and XP-pen rather. Because they are also having a similar issue of not having this feature. So is it a patent issue or it can't be implemented or something else?

I even tried getting an OpenTabletDriver from Github to see if this could work but they also haven't been able to implement it. Kindly let us know what's going on because this is a very important feature that will help us in our workflow

I would like to know if there are some news regarding this feature or if you need something from us like a better explanation or smt like this 

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