Subject: Configuring the tablet

Before you begin to configure the tablet, slip the tablet overlay underneath the tab­let’s plastic cover, and align it in accordance with the directions for your tablet. If your tablet does not have a plastic cover, align the overlay holes with the pegs on your tablet.

CADdirect provides a default configuration for tablets measuring 12" by 12". If you choose to accept the default, be sure to verify that the commands in the grid are acti­vated correctly. If the default alignment does not work for your tablet, you’ll need to begin the configuration process again and align the tablet yourself.

To configure the tablet for menu input

   1   Do one of the following:

   On the menu, choose Tools > Tablet > Configure.

   Type tablet, choose Configure, and then press Enter.

   2   In response to the prompt to align the tablet, do one of the following:

   If your tablet is 12" by 12", choose No to accept the default alignment and conclude the configuration process.

   To align the tablet yourself, choose Yes, and then continue with step 3.

   3   Click the tablet pointer on the upper left alignment point of the overlay (±).

   4   Click the tablet pointer on the lower left alignment point of the overlay (±).

   5   Click the tablet pointer on the lower right alignment point of the overlay (±).

   6   Click the tablet pointer on the lower left alignment point of the Workspace area of the overlay (±).

   7   Click the tablet pointer on the upper right alignment of the Workspace area of the overlay (±).


Click points in the order shown to configure your tablet for menu input.

To turn tablet mode on or off

   1   Do one of the following:

   Choose Tools > Tablet > Tablet On (or Tablet Off).

   Type tablet, choose On or Off, and then press Enter.

   Press the F4 key to toggle tablet mode on or off.

   On the status bar, double-click TABLET to turn tablet mode on or off.

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