How to Set Up a Wacom Tablet for Handedness


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Setting up the tablet for handedness

If you're left-handed, like I am, then you are familiar with living in a world biased against us. We often have to buy items like scissors that are specifically designed with the lefthander in mind, and often at a higher price. Wacom Tablets are reversible, so that the controls can be on either the left or right hand side. Just rotating the tablet won't automatically change the orientation on the screen, everything will be backwards and upside down by default. Fortunately, there is a simple way to correct this.

I am going to begin by playing like I'm a right-hander, and so in a normal right-hand orientation, I would be using, obviously, my right-hand to paint and draw with, and the control surface over here on the left would be easy for my left hand to address. However, I'm left-handed, so I want to have the controls on the opposite side, so I need to turn the Tablet around. Now I can address the Tablet and the proper orientation is here for my express keys.

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Setting up the tablet for handedness
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Setting up the tablet for handedness provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by John Derry as part of the Wacom Essential Training

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