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Re: Feature requests


Dear Bishmer,

Thanks for confirming that the driver is working in Ubuntu 12.04, you
say you compiled it yourself. Could I get you to install the version in
the PPA instead and let me know if it's still working?

Improving the driver and maintenance is dependent on either the original
manufacturers investing in drivers or programmers who have access to the
hardware being motivated to improve and fix issues.

I don't have any wizardpen tablets, this is why I find it hard to test.
This also makes it impossible to add new features too. :-( We're on a
continuing mission to seek out programmers and find out if they have
wizardpen tablets :-D

Best Regards, Martin Owens

On Fri, 2013-02-22 at 11:33 +0800, Bishmer J. Sekaran wrote:
> I have an amd_64 12.04 box which I have compiled your 0.8.2-0ubuntu2 
> release on to use with a Genius Mousepen i608x. Pressure in gimp 2.8 
> works well, and I'm able to use it to draw nicely.
> I have two feature requests, which I'm unaware of the feasibility of:
> 1) If it would be possible to add a relative mode to the driver, I
> would 
> be very happy. 8"x6" is a decent size, but relative mode would allow 
> that extra space once in a while.
> 2) There are a row of "hotbuttons" at the top of my tablet (see: 
> http://g-ecx.images-amazon.com/images/G/01/electronics/detail-page/sc_b006ft4zho-02productmaplg.jpg 
> ), which are programmable in the proprietary Windows and OS X
> drivers. 
> Would it be possible to bind commands to the button regions in future 
> releases of the driver? Generalizing further, since I assume any such 
> feature would rely on the position of the hotbutton spaces, could any 
> spot on the active surface be made programmable?
> Thanks again for maintaining the driver!
> -Bishmer Sekaran

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