[Sidefx-houdini-list] Wacome tablet and field entries

Georg Duemlein rdg at preset.de
Mon Sep 13 23:54:12 EDT 2010



On 10-09-13 7:20 PM, Ron Schab wrote:

> Maybe a very high intensity cursor speed detection could help.  I.e.
> if(cursor_moved>200000px/sec, cursor_focusChange ==0, 1) or something :P

bring the pen flipping tricks back - like Quantel Henry's.



> cheers
>
>
> Ron Schab
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>
>
>
> On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 11:42, Alex Czetwertynski
> <alex at franktheplumber.com>wrote:
>
>> Ah, I will have to start incorporating this slight lift in my workflow...
>> I can see the advantages of the window focus, but it does feel like it is a
>> little too sensitive in Houdini.  Maybe the idea is to make more parts of
>> the interface sensitive to certain keystroke combinations?
>>
>> Thanks for the explanation Ron.
>>
>> Alex
>>
>>
>> On 9/13/10 7:09 PM, "Ron Schab"<ron.schab at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>
>>> Yup,
>>>
>>> H10 had the same thing.
>>>
>>> As far as I am aware it has to do with the convenient way Houdini
>> captures
>>> mouse position and relates keyboard input to that (contextual keyboard
>>> input).
>>> I.e. *"mouse over viewport"+ tab* results in a dropdown with relevant
>> inputs
>>> which is different to* "mouse over network editor" + tab *dropdown.
>>>
>>> Whilst using a mouse the issue you are describing annoys far less (as
>>> usually you just let go of the mouse =>focus is still where you last
>>> clicked) it is still there as well, if you move your mouse before you
>> start
>>> typing.
>>> Using a Wacom makes this a lot more apparent UNLESS you start lifting
>> your
>>> pen perpendicular of the tablet before letting go of your pen.
>>>
>>> There might be a way of turning this feature of though, but then you will
>>> lose it's advantages too.
>>>
>>> Hope this made sence ;)
>>>
>>> cheers
>>> Ron
>>>
>>>
>>> Ron Schab
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>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 11:09, Alex Czetwertynski
>>> <alex at franktheplumber.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>> Has anyone noticed (on OSX) that when you a select a field with a Wacom
>> and
>>>> then move your pen away or put it down to enter some values, you loose
>>>> focus
>>>> on the field?  I constantly have to make sure my pen is properly
>> hovering
>>>> over the field to be able to type in it....Very annoying
>>>> H11.446.9
>>>>
>>>> Alex
>>>>
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