Questions tagged [stylus]

A stylus is a writing utensil, or a small tool for some other form of marking or shaping.

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Running multiple monitors with different apps and different input devices on a 2-in-1 laptop

I would like to learn about the feasibility of the following use case, before getting a high-end 2-in-1 laptop: Under Windows 10 (64-bit), use two monitors; one of which will be on the laptop's built ...
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Lenovo L390 Yoga Stylus Cursor speed limit

I'm using the Lenovo L390 Yoga for a month now and I experience slow cursor movement when using the stylus. The stylus has perfect speed and response when using drawing software, but when only moving ...
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How to turn off touchscreen earlier when stylus gets detected?

I have an HP convertible with stylus input. The windows options offer the function to turn off touchscreen, when the stylus is near enough to the touchscreen. My problem is, that it only switches the ...
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How to display handwriting input in Windows 10? It seems to have been (re)moved

I have been following two official Microsoft videos on using the handwriting input features in Windows 10 and both appear to have disappeared fro my up-to-date version of Windows 10 (Videos are these: ...
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How does the Asus Pen work, technically?

I've received the Asus Pen for use with my Asus computer. First, note the official Asus page about the pen says the battery supplied is rechargeable, but it isn't. Asus Customer Support has confirmed,...
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How Does Universal Active Styluses Work?

I have a simple capacitive touch screen 2-in-1 and I have explored different stylus styles in the past. I stumbled back into them and found information on Bluetooth active styluses; however, when I ...
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Photoshop makes Wacom tablet touch lag and non responsive

Case: I just found out my wacom touch (not pen) stops working when i open photoshop and it works totally fine in windows when photoshop is closed but it stops exactly when photoshop loads. i did the "...
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Fixing “touch ring” lag with wacom pen (not drawing tablet) win 10

So I recently got a 2-in-1 device with a wacom digitizer, for uni. I ran into an issue I have now seen addressed by many people on the web, but none of the recommended fixes have worked for me. This ...
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Using cheap Surface Pro clone as a graphics tablet input? (similar to Wacom Cintiq)

Is it possible to use one of those cheap Surface Pro clones (such as a Chuwi Surbook, Chuwi Hi13 etc.) as a graphics tablet input on a Windows 10 PC similar to a Wacom Cintiq? What I want to do is ...
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Stylus on the touch-screen of a laptop that can detect “pressure”, “tilting” and alike

My laptop (Lenovo) has a touch screen. I want to use a professional stylus for drawing in Adobe Illustrator on Windows. I was wondering whether or not the "pressure", "titling", etc are detectable on ...
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Pen input isn't correct working after 1709 Fall Creator Update

After the Windows 1709 Fall Creator Update the behavior of my surface pen has changed. It seems that the Digital Pen input is interpreted as touch instead of mouse click. I checked the battery of my ...
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Autohotkey - How can Blockinput, MouseMove block the curson move from my wacom (tablet) stylus

I have an AHK script that moves a panel from ArtRage, I use blockinput, mousemove before doing the click and drag, so the mouse can't move the cursor while AHK is doing the click and drag, but since I ...
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Wacom Intuos pen drawing while hovering?

Every time I open up SAI, I hover my pen over my tablet and it starts drawing without touching. I've rebooted the tablet driver, removed any preferences, replaced the nib, and restarted my computer. ...
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Why does my Surface Pro 4 write as if the ink was running out?

My Surface Pro 4 pen was working great since I got in about 6 months ago. After starting a session of annotating, the pen began behaving as if the ink was running out. When drawing lines, the pen ...
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Fixing imprecise stylus drag in Windows 8 & 10

Shortly after I started using Windows 8, I noticed click & drag behaves differently when using a mouse vs a stylus. With a mouse, the drag begins at the location where the cursor was when the ...
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Is there a way to disable automatic movement of the pen input window?

I am using a Microsoft Surface 3 with the newer Surface Pen. When using the pen input window, it moves around of it's own accord. It's clearly intended to be "helpful" by moving itself where it thinks ...
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Lenovo Flex 3 Pen support

I just bought the Lenovo Flex 3, mainly for the touch screen. I am also hoping to pick up a pressure sensitive pen for use with Bamboo Paper and Adobe Illustrator. I am having problems finding ...
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How do I examine which kind of digitizer hardware for inductive stylus is built in my tablet?

I guess there are only 3 OEMs of these pen devices? this should be N-trig (MS Surface, Sony), Wacom (Galaxy Notes?) and Synaptics (Acer, Dell etc.). I just tested a new (noname) Windows Tablet with ...
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Does the negative end of a battery works better than a capacitive stylus because of electric charge?

I have a tablet with a capacitive touchscreen. I bought a wacom bamboo stylus duo which I thought was a good stylus. But the effect is rather disappointing. I get broken lines all over the screen when ...
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Pressure sensitive stylus for Lenovo Edge

I just got a Lenovo Edge 15, and was wondering if there were any styluses that would work for it. I've seen Thinkpad styluses for very little and would get one of those if they work. I also tried a ...
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How do active stylii work on touchscreen displays?

I recently bought an Acer laptop. Then I tried to buy an Acer stylus. The salesperson at the online store told me that one model would work. It turns out he was wrong, and that my laptop has no ...
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Pen click is backward on Windows 7

I am running Windows 7 on a Lenovo Thinkpad X220 Tablet. After getting a new pen for the device today, it has been working fine. However, with no known changes, the clicking has been "reversed." Now,...
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Can I use a stylus on my HP Omni 10 Tablet?

I bought a HP Omni 10 (with Corning Gorilla Glass and Windows 8.1), and I want to use a stylus. Is this possible?