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Subject: Re: FLASH: OT - Wacom/Graphire drawing tablet - More trouble
From: John Morton
Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2000 03:50:03 GMT

Thanks for the suggestion. It will have to be a weekend project, but I will
reply to the list to let you know the outcome. Again, thanks to everyone for
your help!

-John

> From: unique <uniqueatptd [dot] net>
> Reply-To: flasheratchinwag [dot] com
> Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2000 18:51:56 -0500
> To: flasheratchinwag [dot] com
> Subject: Re: FLASH: OT - Wacom/Graphire drawing tablet - More trouble
>
>> AARRRGGG! Thanks for all the suggestions, everyone. I've tried unplugging
>> the mouse. I've tried the latest installer (4.51rc). I've tried erasing
>> everything (including) prefs, and re-installing. I've tried drawing on a
>> magnified drawing space in Flash. All with no change in the strange Wacom
>> tablet behavior.
>>
>> One other thing I've noticed is that the problem only seems to manifest
>> itself on the stage area of Flash. The toolbar, etc are all mapped correctly
>> to where I am trying to place my pointer.
>>
>> Any other suggestions? Right now I am stuck drawing with the pen in
>> Illustrator and cutting and pasting into Flash.
>
> Too many loose variables, huh John? ;-) ...
>
> Flaky Mac OS 9
> Flaky Mac Flash 4.0a
> Flaky Wacom drivers
> Flaky third-party extensions
>
> So here's the best way to narrow down the likely suspects:
>
> (1) With OS 9 and 4.0a, try as many Wacom drivers from 4.40 as you
> can find/download.
>
> (1a) Repeat with base extensions plus Wacom.
>
> (1b) Repeat with extensions off (but Wacom on).
>
> (2) Repeat (1 (all)) with Flash 4 (sans ".0a"). Reinstall if
> necessary to do this; it may be critical info.
>
> (2.5) Bite the bullet and call Wacom.
>
> If they don't resolve your problem, proceed with ...
>
> (3) Reinstall OS 9 Before installing, archive your current Extensions
> and Control Panels folders. Do a "clean" install (overwrites the
> extensions (including erasing third-party extensions).
>
> Go to Apple's site and DL and install all upgrades currently
> available (and relevant).
>
> (4) Repeat (1 (all)) and (2 (all)) with fresh OS 9.
>
> (4.5) Bite the bullet and call Wacom again. Tell them that you have
> installed a clean system OS 9 and still have problems.
>
> If they still don't resolve your problem, proceed with ...
>
> (5) Install OS 8.6 and repeat steps (1) and (2).
>
> (6.5) Bite the bullet and call Wacom once again. Tell them that you
> have now installed a clean system OS 8.6 and still have problems.
>
> Best I can think of! Hope you'll let us know how it goes.
>
> HTH,
>
> Ken Sherwood
>
>
>
>
>
>
> --
>
> "In particular, I was musing about where Flash would be in a couple
> of years. Right now, it's been delivered to a vast number of
> clients, either by being packaged with a browser, or via a download.
> Developers are now developing Flash content that is small yet
> effective visually. It seems to offer lots of design possibilities.
> Will it still be here in 3 years? Adobe, who has deeper pockets than
> Macromedia, has announced a Flash competitor. Will Macromedia
> survive? Will their vision and focus, so far unsullied [*sic*],
> survive?"
>
> -- hwg-theory list contributor, 2000.02.12
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