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Graphic tablet: opinions and experiences


nikolauz

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Hi,

I'd like to buy a graphic tablet to use with vectorworks. Tablet is a complete new world for me.

Consequently I'd like to receive some opinions by current users and theirs experiences (is it useful? how about productivity?).

Are all tablets compatible with vectorworks?

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Thank you,

Nicola

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Bought a convertible several years back. Never really used it. My employees said a mouse was easier, and I think it turns out they were right. At least, its just as easy.

Plus, the free hand lines ended up with a million vertices, which had to be simplified. At the time, I didn't have the Vector Bits simplify poly script. Just not a lot faster in the end.

Anyone know if VW will be supporting the new IPad and similar computers, though? I think ACAD has already announced their app.

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i use the Wacom Bamboo Touch tablet, when I want to use a pen, and a mouse other times. I don't think one is better than the other, but I often find I use one more than the other. For long periods on the computer the tablet with a pen is more comfortable for me.

as for the freehand tool, set the smoothing to medium or high to reduce the need for simply it later.

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