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    Sweet, I was looking into getting a Pro just for this.
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    My teetering has almost tottered completely into getting a Surface Pro. The only thing stopping me from pulling the trigger is they might release a 256g version for the US, which is what they did in Japan.

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    Question What is the...

    ...number of levels' pressure ?
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    Question From this video...

    ...seems the guy said on his text there are some pressure levels?
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    There's 1024 levels of sensitivity so it's basically like a Wacom Graphire or Bamboo's sensitivity level. The Intuos series have 2048.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MentalFrog View Post
    My teetering has almost tottered completely into getting a Surface Pro. The only thing stopping me from pulling the trigger is they might release a 256g version for the US, which is what they did in Japan.
    Yes! Very cool.
    No one ever expected a pencil to draw for them.

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    Question Cool but...

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    Surface Pro has that "Windows Inbox Drivers and API" for moderne UI
    This API can have 2048 pressure levels
    But graphic progs have just now an old one « WinTab API »

    With the last drivers Wacom can read this old « WinTab API » so also 2048 pressure levels
    But this Surface Pro with its technology "Feel IT" can have just 256 pressure levels
    So how do you have your 1024 pressure levels on your Surface Pro?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Frenchy Pilou View Post
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    So how do you have your 1024 pressure levels on your Surface Pro?
    You update your Wacom drivers and the 1024 pressure levels become available in your none microsoft apps like ZBrush and Painter...
    No one ever expected a pencil to draw for them.

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    Red face Ok! Thanks...

    ...for the infos!

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    Default Art Dock for surface pro not working?

    I got a surface pro, installed ZBrush, installed AutoHotKey and downloaded the script here:
    http://forum.tabletpcreview.com/micr...rface-pro.html

    I also moved my desktop taskbar to the right column as was suggested.

    So far the buttons seem off. On the app menu if I click somewhere way to the left of ZBrush I can get it and pop up the key menu.

    When the key menu is up, I can only get shift to work. It seems that the digitizer settings must be way off but I checked over and over to see that I was using the script that others say works on the Surface Pro.

    Could recent update to surface pro have changed something?

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    Default RESOLVED: Art Dock for surface pro not working?

    OK, I got it. The problem is with a new DPI Awareness introduced in a recent version of AutoHotkey. The script does not account for it.

    Opening the AHK file and putting in the line:

    "Gui -DPIScale"

    Makes everything wonderful! Incredible!


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    Yeah, I'm really enjoying mine.

    If what you're describing is what I had with mine then there's another solution. The AHK is setup to work in a 1:1 screen scale ratio. The Surface comes setup at 1:1.5 ratio (basically zoomed an additional 50%). If you go into the display and set it to 100% rather than 150% it will allow the AHK to hit the correct locations.
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    Also, Autodesk Sketchbook Pro is only 60 bucks and it rocks. I haven't used it for indepth texturing but it seems as if it has all the same capabilities as Photoshop but is setup for tablets natively. The GUI is very intuitive and easy to use with just a stylus. The lite version off the app store is free if you want to try it but the Pro version is awesome and 100% more meatier.
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    Ahhhh, our Surface Pro family is growing.

    Thanks for the video link Frenchy Pilou. It was cool to see all those apps quasi reviewed. He didn't show one of my favorite things about Painter 12 on Surface Pro. You can use your hand to rotate the canvas!


    Quote Originally Posted by kyphur View Post
    Yeah, I'm really enjoying mine.

    If what you're describing is what I had with mine then there's another solution. The AHK is setup to work in a 1:1 screen scale ratio. The Surface comes setup at 1:1.5 ratio (basically zoomed an additional 50%). If you go into the display and set it to 100% rather than 150% it will allow the AHK to hit the correct locations.
    I changed that early on because at 150% I was loosing the bottom of the ZBrush interface and losing valuable menu space in modo (in modo the menus auto collapse to fit the screen). I now use 125% I haven't had any trouble with ArtDoc Button registration. I use the original, not the Surface Pro version because the Surface Pro is missing buttons I want to use.

    Quote Originally Posted by kyphur View Post
    Also, Autodesk Sketchbook Pro is only 60 bucks and it rocks. I haven't used it for indepth texturing but it seems as if it has all the same capabilities as Photoshop but is setup for tablets natively. The GUI is very intuitive and easy to use with just a stylus. The lite version off the app store is free if you want to try it but the Pro version is awesome and 100% more meatier.
    I never got into Sketchbook Pro. The lack of canvas rotation annoyed me and I didn't really like the media/mediums. I am sure I am just missing out due to ignorance. I love the feel of Painter (although their is a bit of a learning curve for all the different media if you want the full benefits of the program). I also really like MyPaint. It's free, has simple to use realistic media and the canvas grows to fit your drawing. I am starting to do my initial sketch in MyPaint, importing that sketch into Painter, upresing to print res (which performs surprisingly well on Surface Pro, even with big brushes) and doing a refined drawing and color in Painter. I did this piece that way.
    No one ever expected a pencil to draw for them.

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    Thanks for all the info guys!
    I thought about making the purchase, but I'll probably take the dive on the Surface 2.0 next year. Hopefully longer battery life and such.

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