Assign On-screen shortcuts

Assign On-screen shortcuts

The steps below provide instructions on how to assign a Radial menu, Grid panel, or Pen gesture to a pen button. See notes under each set of instructions for other customizable components (ExpressKeys, etc.) to which you can assign On-screen shortcuts.

Important: Assigning a Grid panel, Radial menu, or Pen gesture to a customizable component (pen button, ExpressKey, etc.) is required for the On-screen shortcut to work as expected.
Important: Radial menus and Grid panels can be assigned to any device that displays in Wacom Center. Pen gestures can only be assigned to select devices.

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Assign a Radial menu or Grid panel to a pen button

Note: The following steps provide an example. Radial menus and Grid panels can also be assigned to ExpressKeys or touch gestures, depending on your device's available features.
  1. Open Wacom Center
  2. Select your device in the Devices sidebar.
  3. Follow the instructions labeled A or B, depending on what displays in Wacom Center:
    1. If the name of your pen displays in the Devices sidebar:
      1. Select the pen name.
      2. Click the currently assigned action next to any pen button.
      3. In the Action sidebar, open the Radial menu or Grid panel category, then select the name of the Radial menu or Grid panel you wish to assign.
    2. If "Pen settings" displays in the main content area:
      1. Click Pen settings. You will proceed to Wacom Tablet Properties.
      2. Click the drop-down arrow next to any pen button.
      3. Select On-screen shortcuts, then select the name of the Radial menu or Grid panel you wish to assign.
Tip: Launch the On-screen shortcut by pressing the pen button that you just assigned. The Radial menu or Grid panel will display on your pen display screen or on your computer's display, where you can click a key to activate its assigned action.
Tip: After launching a Grid panel or Radial menu, you can select the push pin icon to keep the Radial menu or Grid panel open at all times.

Assign a Pen gesture to a pen button

Note: The following steps provide an example. Pen gestures can also be assigned to ExpressKeys, depending on your device's available features.
  1. Open Wacom Center
  2. Select the device you use your pen with in the Devices sidebar, then select your pen.
  3. Click the currently assigned action next to a pen button.
  4. In the Actions sidebar, open the Pen gestures category, then select the gesture name you wish to assign to the pen button (Pan/Scroll, Zoom, etc.).
Tip: To use the Pen gesture, press the pen button while moving your pen tip vertically or horizontally on your device to perform the assigned gesture.
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