Jump to content
You must now use your email address to sign in [click for more info] ×
Our response time is longer than usual currently. We're working to answer users as quickly as possible and thank you for your continued patience.

How to zoom with Wacom Intuos in Affinity? - Zoom not working


Recommended Posts

Hi guys,

I bought myself an Wacom Intuos S a few days ago. Everything seems to work fine, except zooming in or out. Sometimes it works, but most of the time it doesn´t. When it doesn´t it either just doesn´t zoom or the brush starts and I can´t stop it, even if the pen doesn´t touch the tablet.

I tried some different settings (see yellow mark on screenshot), but that only made it so that all I could do was scroll.

Is this a bug or is there something wrong with my tablet?

Thanks for the help

PS: I work on a Windows

Affinity-Screenshot.PNG

Edited by AntonPB
forgot to mention which computer system I use
Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Staff

Been testing with a Wacom Intuos and it hasn't failed on me yet.

Which method are you using to zoom in/out? Have you setup an Express Key to Zoom in the Wacom Tablet Properties? Are you using Space + CTRL and then tapping the tablet/tap slide left/right?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

2 minutes ago, Lee D said:

Been testing with a Wacom Intuos and it hasn't failed on me yet.

Which method are you using to zoom in/out? Have you setup an Express Key to Zoom in the Wacom Tablet Properties? Are you using Space + CTRL and then tapping the tablet/tap slide left/right?

I setup an Express Key. I press it and move the pen.

Haven´t heard of the second thing you asked. is that better?

I work on a Laptop, so I now switch back to my touchpad to zoom in/out.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 10 months later...

This has been an issue for me from day one. Using Affinity Photo I'm unable to zoom in using the Wacom Intuos pro. I can click to zoom  out, but zooming in does nothing. 

The only way I can zoom in is to draw a marquee rectangle. Or switch to a mouse to click. Wacom is working perfectly with all other software, including the dreaded Adobe suite :P There's definitely something strange going on. 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

1 hour ago, Rian said:

This has been an issue for me from day one. Using Affinity Photo I'm unable to zoom in using the Wacom Intuos pro. I can click to zoom  out, but zooming in does nothing. 

The only way I can zoom in is to draw a marquee rectangle. Or switch to a mouse to click. Wacom is working perfectly with all other software, including the dreaded Adobe suite :P There's definitely something strange going on. 

Instead of using the default zoom command in tablet settings, change it to the hotkey's for zoom that Photo uses which ctrl+ and ctrl-.  I had the same issue. 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

49 minutes ago, airborne18 said:

Instead of using the default zoom command in tablet settings, change it to the hotkey's for zoom that Photo uses which ctrl+ and ctrl-.  I had the same issue. 

Cheers bud, I'll get a look at that!

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Zoom and that Autoscroll seem to be the commands in the Wacom driver that do not work consistently across software applications.  Once you move away from software like Photoshop and some of the other old and well established graphic apps you have look at keyboard shortcuts. I assume it has to do with what programming api's they use in their code.    Affinity for some reason does not like the generic Zoom and Rotate.   For Affinity I basically had to ditch all of the Wacom generic Zoom and Rotate commands and setup the Touch Ring with the keyboard shortcuts.  

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Guidelines | We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.