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Most of the screens are 16:9 now, most of the graphics tablets are not.

How does an A5 tablet (like Pentagram Designer, for instance) interact with a wide screen display? Do I get dead zones at screen edges, or at tablet edges, or perhaps different resolution horizontally and vertically (which would be bad)?

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I have found out that the behaviour can be customised in most drivers (either to fit the whole screen or a portion of it, optionally preserving aspect ratio.

Pentagram Designer:

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Wacom Pen&Touch:

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  • Screen area:
    • All screens
    • Screen [1]
    • Area [Set]
  • Scaling:
    • [ ] Enforce proportions
  • Tablet area:
    • Full
    • Area [Set]
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