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I'm using a Wacom Intuos 4 for work, with the rocker switch on the pen assigned to middle and right mouse button. Have been working smoothly that way for many years now, in all kinds of programs (3D, CAD, Adobe, ...)


Since Affinity switched to Windows Ink, there were issues, some of which have been fixed in the meantime. However, some remain:

1 - On a panel (not the viewport), still a bubble is displayed when clicking with the pen-right-mouse-button.

2 - In the viewport, when right mouse clicking with the real mouse, the context menu is shown at the correct location next to the cursor.
 But when right clicking with the pen, the bubble is still displayed, and the context menu pops up quite far off the cursor.

3 - It seems not to be possible to resize the brush width of the Pencil or Vector Brush tool by using ALT-LMB-RMB-drag.image.png.08a98f38779d4655a0036007d7075bba.png
The moment I click pen-RMB, the bubble shows, and there's no way to resize the brush width.

When fixing this, please be so kind and test this functionality with the Wacom pen rocker switch assigned as above.


4 - Also, as always on such an occasion, I'd like to suggest implementing a simpler shortcut for the functions "decr./incr. brush width with on-screen readout" and "decr./incr. brush hardness with on-screen readout"!
RMB + ALT + LMB + drag is unnecessarily complicated! I'll keep reminding you of this until it's finally changed, with utter patience and insistence...

Sincere thanks!

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I spent more than an hour using this latest beta today.

Unwanted ripples/circles in the UI, plus lags with some widgets (e.g., having to click multiple times on a drop-down or disclosure arrow to get a response) made it so frustrating an experience I finished the piece in Illustrator. 

Please, please, give Wacom users an option to revert to Wintab. Other graphic/animation software (Clip Studio, Krita, Rebelle, Moho, Toon Boom) work fine with this.

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Thank you for reporting a problem using the pre 1.8.0 beta builds. It appears that a member of the Affinity QA team didn't get round to fully investigating this specific report posted in the bugs forums. We are very sorry for this oversight. Yours is one of a number of reports that I am posting this apology to, using an automated script. 

Now we have released 1.8.3 on all platforms containing many hundreds of bug fixes, and we hope your problem has already been fully addressed. If you still have this problem in the 1.8.3 release build, then the QA team would really appreciate you reporting again it in the relevant Bugs forum.

Each of those links above contains instructions how best to report a bug to us. If that is what you already did in this thread just copy paste your original report into a new thread. We appreciate all the information that you have including sample files and screen shots to help us replicate your problem.

This thread has now been locked as the QA team are not following the threads to which this automatic reply is made, which is why we would appreciate a new bug report if you are still have this problem in the release build.

Patrick Connor
Serif Europe Ltd

Latest releases on each platform 


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