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Erratic GUI when using a Wacom tablet with Live

  • Live Versions: 1 - 9
  • Operating System: ALL

Symptom

Erratic elements (knobs, faders, parameters) or functionality (e.g. zooming) of Live's GUI when using tablets and pen input devices with Live.

Reason

Tablets and pen input devices are not fully supported.

Solution

In Live 8.0.2 and later, support of tablets and pen input devices may be improved by adding the following line to your Options.txt file:

-AbsoluteMouseMode

Please refer to the following article for general informations about using the Options.txt file.

This option causes the mouse pointer to remain visible while adjusting parameters and also causes parameter ranges to be adjusted over a larger physical area on the tablet.

Additional Information

This option may also improve mouse behavior when using Live on a remote desktop or within a virtual OS.

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