MirOS Manual: usbtablet(4)


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NAME

     usbtablet - USB tablet input driver for *BSD

SYNOPSIS

     Section "InputDevice"
       Identifier "idevname"
       Driver "usbtablet"
       Option "Device"   "devpath"
       ...
     EndSection

DESCRIPTION

     usbtablet is an XFree86 input driver for USB tablet devices.

     The usbtablet driver functions as a pointer input device,
     and may be used as the X server's core pointer.

SUPPORTED HARDWARE

     This driver supports most USB tablets like the Wacom Gra-
     phire or PenPartner tablets.

CONFIGURATION DETAILS

     Please refer to XF86Config(5) for general configuration
     details and for options that can be used with all input
     drivers.  This section only covers configuration details
     specific to this driver.

     Each device supports the following entries:

             Option "Type" "stylus"|"eraser"|"cursor"
                 sets the type of tool the device represent. This
                 option is mandatory.

             Option "Device" "path"
                 sets the path to the special file which
                 represents serial line where the tablet is
                 plugged.  You have to specify it for each sub-
                 section with the same value if you want to have
                 multiple devices with the same tablet. This
                 option is mandatory.

             Option "Suppress" "Inumber"
                 sets the position increment under which not to
                 transmit coordinates.
                  If you don't specify this entry, the default
                 value is 2.

             Option "Threshold" "number"
                 sets the pressure threshold used to generate a
                 button 1 events of stylus devices. The default
                 value is 5.

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             Option "Mode" "Relative"|"Absolute"
                 sets the mode of the device.

             Option "HistorySize" "number"
                 sets the motion history size. By default the
                 value is zero.

             Option "FactorX" "number"
                 Scaling factor between tablet coordinates and X
                 screen coordinates. If you don't specify it, it
                 will be calculated to match the width of your
                 tablet to the width of your screen.

             Option "FactorY" "number"
                 Scaling factor between tablet coordinates and X
                 screen coordinates. If you don't specify it, it
                 will be calculated to match the height of your
                 tablet to the height of your screen.

     Lennart Augustsson <augustss@netbsd.org> wrote the original
     version for XFree86 3.3.6, Matthieu Herrb
     <matthieu@openbsd.org> adapted it to XFree86 4.x.

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