I can just hover it over the tablet and it selects text on the screen. If I try clicking something on my desktop it doesn't work, either. Instead it seems to be selecting a rectangle that changes size if I move the pen. I have uninstalled and reinstalled drivers, but I can get it to function properly. Any ideas would be appreciated.
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Re: Pen acts weirdly
Firstly check that the Pen Tablet options in the Wacom control panel are set to "Pen Mode" it may be a good idea to set the pen back to default. This is shown in the attached picture.
Secondly the tablet preferences file may be corrupt. Use the following procedure:
Do a Search or Find for the TABLET.DAT file and delete it.
The file should be in your Windows\System or Windows\System32
folder. Then restart your computer. When the tablet driver loads it will
create a new preferences file with the factory default settings.
Lastly perform the tablet test procedure as per page 35 of the manual (link below).
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Have you tried pulling the nib out (the end bit you draw with)? It could be that something is sticking the nib further inside the pen than it should, which is telling the pen you are applying pressure. As far as I know there is a little spring inside the pen that the nib pushes on when you touch the pen to the tablet. Perhaps the spring is permanently squished in.
Hello :) we have the same problem regarding the same brand and product. But I got mine working just a while ago. Try this: Control Panel>Pen and Touch under pen options, there should be settings regarding the pen buttons. Unclick the "use the pen button as a right-click equivalent" hope this helps though although it's been a year XD
Go to Control Panel, and open bamboo properties. There you select the "pen" tab. In the pen tab you will see tracking. Select pen mode and details. You can map the pad there. After mapping pen mode try it in mouse mode as well. Best of luck!
I had this same problem. I found my solution on here, but i don't know if it will work for you. Take the pen and hit the head of the pen into your hand 5 times (pretty hard i hurt my hand while doing it but not too hard) and then do the same with the eraser. It worked fine for me afterwords. Something about humid weather and the sticking of the pressure thing in the pen. I hope this helps
I'm just gonna pass on a email from Tech Support I recieved.
"It sounds as though your pen has pressure in proximity. This is present when the tip sensor of your pen is stuck down causing the pen to think that it’s clicking before it’s even touching anything. What you may want to try would be to remove the nib from the tip end of the pen, it pulls straight out with a pair or tweezers or your teeth, and leave that out overnight with the pen left on its side. Place the nib back in the morning and if the issue persists then you may have a defective pen tip."
The rest consists of personal info and warranty advice so I'll leave it there.
ya, i had teh same problem ... i had recenlty downloaded "pen attention" its a software that some guy made to make the pen curser look bigger in one note ... i uninstalled this program and now the problem is gone!!! so just make sure that you delete any programs that you have downloaded tht might be interfeering the the tablet's performance (especilaly programs or addons that my have been developed by non-wacom personelle for the tablet)
Hi , Mnemosyne , i'm the Guest who had the exact same of your problem , i contacted WACOM and there solution was as follow : " This problem is, although uncommon, usually easily fixable. The first and fastest solution is to simply press the eraser a few times to release it from binding on the side of the pen. If that does not work, pull the white plastic nib, and take a fingernail file (LIGHTLY) to the back end of the nib, making sure to remove any burs or flaring from the nib. I have seen this problem myself, albeit uncommon " , they also suggested if all fails then change the nib ( and thats exactly what i did , i changed the plastic nib with the felt nib - i like it better anyways thats why i didn't bother filing the plastic nib - and WALA my problem was solved and the pen is working like a charm , hope this helps .