Assign settings in Wacom Tablet Properties

Assign settings in Wacom Tablet Properties

You can set a customizable component of your device to perform a specific function so that you can easily access your frequently used settings. Some examples of customizable components are ExpressKeys™, pen buttons, the pen tip, Touch Rings, Rocker Rings, On-Screen Controls, touch gestures, and Touch Strips.

Note: The customizable components and the options available in Wacom Tablet Properties may vary depending on your device.

  1. Open Wacom Tablet Properties.
    • Note: Make sure that your device is connected to your computer or Wacom Tablet Properties will not open.


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  2. Select your Device.
    • Any settings that you customize apply to this device only, except for On-Screen Controls.
    • For some products, the Device List will not be present when only one tablet is attached.
  3. Select the Tool you want to customize.
    • If you want to assign settings to customizable components, like ExpressKeys™ or On-Screen Controls, select Functions from Tools.
    • If you want to assign settings to your pen or touch, choose the corresponding icon from Tools.
    • For some products, the Tool List will not be present.
  4. Select the tab of the component you want to change.
  5. From the drop-down menu next to the component that you want to customize, select the setting that you want to assign to it.
    • Any changes you make take effect immediately.
  6. Engage the component that you customized, and the setting that you assigned is performed.

Tip: You can assign settings that apply only in a specific application.

Example of assigning a setting in Wacom Tablet Properties

Here is how you can customize a pen button to Zoom In.

  • Open Wacom Tablet Properties.
  • Select your pen from the Tool list.
  • Select the Pen tab.
    • An image of your pen is displayed on the tab.
    • Each pen button has a drop-down menu next to it that tells you the current setting assigned to it.
  • From the drop-down next to one of the pen buttons, select Zoom In.
  • Press that pen button, and your application zooms in.
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