[PD] wacom usb tablet as controller ?
hans at eds.org
Wed Apr 9 07:21:21 CEST 2003
There are already objects like that, [MouseState] from cyclone. My
problem there is that you are limited to the resolution and size of the
screen. I want to be able to move my mouse anywhere over long distances,
like over a meter, and have the fine resolution that a USB optical puts
On Tue, 8 Apr 2003, pix wrote:
> what about using the xinput interface? this is the way x programs normally
> deal with having extra input devices that different programs interpret in
> different ways.
> On Tue, 8 Apr 2003 16:12:48 +0200
> Christian Klippel <ck at mamalala.de> wrote:
> > hi,
> > Am Dienstag, 8. April 2003 15:20 schrieb Hans-Christoph Steiner:
> > >
> > > I am currently working on a Pd_linux object called [rawmouse] which
> > > reads info direct from the Linux event interface. Once its done, it
> > > should be trivial to make a [rawtablet] object. But its not done
> > > yet...
> > >
> > > .hc
> > if you read the event device, you can make a general purpose object.
> > just read the event, and give it to either seperate outlets
> > (type,code,value1,value2) or as list on a single outlet. there is an
> > timestamp in the event message also, if needed, that could be given an
> > outlet.....
> > that way it can be used with any event device, mice, tablets, joysticks,
> > pens... its then just up to the patch to decode the needed events. one
> > can make simple patches for a ready-to-use mouse decoder based on that,
> > for example.
> > greets,
> > chris
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