How to Use the Wacom Tablet's Touch Ring


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Using the Touch Ring

Take a look at any software application user interface and you'll find two basic types of controls. The first is an absolute control, which controls only set values. This includes interface elements like checkboxes, radio buttons, and drop-down lists. These elements control choices like on or off, visible or hidden, or small, medium, or large. ExpressKeys are useful for this type of control. The second type is a relative control, where a specific value within a continuous range of values can be selected.

This includes interface elements like sliders, which adjust choices like brush size, opacity percentage, and canvas angle. As we'll see, the Touch Ring is perfect for selecting relative values. Let's take a look. We'll begin by taking a look at the control surface of the Wacom Tablet here, and you noticed before that we have the two sets of ExpressKeys, but here in the center we have what's called the Touch Ring, and the Touch Ring is a concave, depressed area on the surf...

Using the Touch Ring
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Using the Touch Ring provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by John Derry as part of the Wacom Essential Training

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