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Wacom INTUOS4 WIRELESS PTK-540WL User`s manual
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User’s manual for
Windows & Macintosh
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Intuos4 Wireless (model PTK-540WL)
Before you start
Wireless connection
Using the pen
Customizing your pen
Using the tablet
Customizing your tablet
Using the Radial Menu
Application-specific settings
Troubleshooting
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Intuos® 4 Wireless
User’s Manual for Windows® & Macintosh®
Version 1.0, Rev L1709
Copyright © Wacom Co., Ltd., 2009
All rights reserved. No part of this manual may be reproduced except for your express personal use.
Wacom reserves the right to revise this publication without obligation to provide notification of such changes.
Wacom does its best to provide current and accurate information in this manual. However, Wacom reserves the right
to change any specifications and product configurations at its discretion, without prior notice and without obligation
to include such changes in this manual.
The above year indicates when this manual was prepared. However, the date of release to the users of the “manual”
is simultaneous with the introduction into the market of the applicable Wacom product.
Tool ID and DuoSwitch are trademarks, and Intuos and Wacom are registered trademarks of Wacom Co., Ltd.
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ExpressKey is a registered trademark of Ginsan Industries, Inc., and is used with permission.
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Reuse, recycling, and recovery. You are urged to recycle this product when replacing it with a newer
product or when it has outlived its useful life by bringing it to an appropriate collection point for recyclable materials in
your community or region. By doing this, you can help improve the environment of your community as well as
minimize the potential negative effects created should any hazardous substance that may possibly be present within
waste material reach the environment during the disposal process.
Within the European Union, users are required not to dispose of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)
as unsorted municipal waste, according to the Directive 2002/96/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of
27 January 2003, or the corresponding local laws of the Member States. Products for which this is applicable will be
marked with the WEEE symbol shown at the beginning of this note unless this is not feasible because of the size or
the function of the product. Wacom products are subject to the Directive 2002/96/EC and therefore you should
always collect them separately and bring them to the appropriate collection point in your community or region.
Wacom professional pen tablet products comply with the European Union RoHS Directive 2002/95/EC
(RoHS Directive).
You are urged to properly dispose of any waste battery or accumulator by bringing it to an appropriate collection point
for recyclable materials in your community or region. By doing this you can help improve the environment of your
community as well as minimise the potential negative effects created for the environment and human health, should
any of the substances used in batteries and accumulators reach the environment during the disposal process.
Within the European Union, items identified by the above symbol shall not be treated as unsorted municipal waste,
according the Directive 2006/66/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of the 6 September 2006, or the
corresponding local laws of the Member States.
Batteries and accumulators for which this is applicable will be marked with the symbol shown at the beginning of this
note unless this is not feasible because of the size or the function of the product. Batteries used in the Wacom
products are subject to the Directive 2006/66/EC and therefore you should always collect them separately and bring
them to the appropriate collection point in your community or region.
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CONTENTS
About the manual
Navigating the manual
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YOUR INTUOS4 WIRELESS TABLET
Tablet features
Intuos4 pen
Battery and power management
Battery activation
Charging the battery
Power saving features
Battery status and wireless connection lights
Wireless connection
Establishing a Bluetooth connection
Optimizing the Bluetooth connection
USB data connection
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BEFORE YOU GET STARTED
Ergonomics
Configuring the tablet orientation
Understanding the tablet active area
Working with multiple monitors
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WORKING WITH INTUOS4
Using the Grip Pen
Holding the pen
Positioning
Clicking
Dragging
Using the side switch
Drawing with pressure sensitivity
Drawing with tilt
Erasing
Eye-hand coordination exercise
Working with the tablet
Using the ExpressKeys
Using the Touch Ring
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CUSTOMIZING INTUOS4
Opening the control panel
Control panel overview
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Working with tablet properties
Customizing the pen
Adjusting tip feel and double-click
Adjusting eraser feel
Advanced tip and eraser pressure settings
Customizing tool buttons
Customizing tilt sensitivity
Customizing the optional mouse
Customizing the mouse buttons
Customizing the tablet functions
Customizing the ExpressKeys
Customizing the Touch Ring
Tablet to screen mapping
Orientation
Screen area
Force proportions
Tablet area
Button functions
Using and customizing the Radial Menu
Working with Display Toggle
Working with multiple tools
Application-specific settings
Creating an application-specific setting
Changing application-specific settings
Removing application-specific settings
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TROUBLESHOOTING
Testing your tablet
Testing your tools
Testing a pen
Testing the Touch Ring
Testing the ExpressKeys
Testing the optional mouse
Troubleshooting tables
Connection problems
General problems
Windows-specific problems
Mac-specific problems
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Technical support options
Obtaining driver downloads
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APPENDIX
Tablet installation
Battery life information
Replacing the tablet battery
Caring for your tablet and tools
Replacing the pen tip
Uninstalling the software
Managing your tablet preferences
Changing the tablet mode options
Installing multiple tablets
Advanced options
Optimizing the ExpressKeys display
Using applications integrated for tablet control
Using the optional Intuos4 Mouse
Using the optional Airbrush and Art Pen
Pen and digital ink capabilities in Windows
About the Windows Tablet PC Input Panel
Product specifications
Intuos4 Wireless tablet (model PTK-540WL)
Intuos4 Grip Pen (model KP-501E-01)
Intuos4 Mouse (model KC-100)
Intuos4 Airbrush (model KP-400E-01)
Intuos4 Inking Pen (model KP-130-01)
Intuos4 Art Pen (model KP-701E-01)
Intuos4 Classic Pen (model KP-300E-01)
Product information
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Ordering parts and accessories
Available parts and accessories
Radio and television interference
FCC notice
Industry Canada (Canada only)
CE declaration
Precautions
Warnings
Safety precautions for Lithium-Ion batteries
Cautions
License and Warranties
(Worldwide, Except for Europe,
Africa and Middle East)
Software License
Limited Warranty
Warranty Service in the U.S.A. and Canada
Warranty on Sales Outside of
the U.S.A. and Canada
Licence warranty conditions
(Europe, Africa and Middle East)
Software Licence Agreement
Limited Warranty
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ABOUT THE MANUAL
This manual provides quick access to information about Intuos4. The information is common to Windows
and Macintosh computers and Windows screen captures are shown, unless otherwise noted.
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Go directly to contents or index topics by clicking on them.
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Your Intuos4 Wireless tablet introduces you to the various features of your wireless pen tablet and input
tools. Information is also included for battery and power management, and details on making a
wireless connection.
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Before you get started provides knowledge points that will help you work more comfortably with the
tablet, and to better understand how you and the tablet interact with your computer.
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Working with Intuos4 is the learning chapter. It describes how to use your tablet and input tools and
includes exercises for new users.
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Customizing Intuos4 describes how to optimize your Intuos4 tablet and tools for the way you like to
work.
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Want to test your tablet and tools? Need troubleshooting guidelines? Troubleshooting is where you will
find the answers to most common questions.
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The appendix includes more information related to your tablet. Included are tips about getting the most
from your tablet battery, tips on product care, a how-to on uninstalling the software, your license and
warranty, and more. Also included is an overview of the pen and digital inking capabilities found in
Microsoft Windows 7 and Vista.
Note: This manual does not describe how to install your Wacom tablet. Please refer to your product Quick
Start Guide and to the automated software installer (located on the Intuos installation CD) for details.
If you are new to electronic documentation, read navigating the manual.
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SMALL CAPITAL LETTERS are used to identify the names of keyboard keys, dialog boxes, and control panel
options.
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You can use your viewer zoom-in tool to increase the size of the manual on your display screen.
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The following information is not included with this product: information about your specific computer
hardware or operating system, information about another manufacturer’s Bluetooth hardware or
software, or information about your application software. Your best source for this information is the
set of manuals and discs that came with your hardware, operating system, or application.
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Many applications have built-in support for Intuos4 features such as pressure sensitivity, tilt, and the
pen eraser. You can find a listing of applications that support these features on Wacom’s web site (see
product information).
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For information on how best to use Intuos4 features within a specific application, see the instructions in
that application’s manuals.
Wacom’s philosophy is to continually improve all of its products. As a result, engineering changes and
improvements are made from time to time. Therefore, some changes, modifications, and improvements
may not be covered in this manual.
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NAVIGATING THE MANUAL
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YOUR INTUOS4 WIRELESS TABLET
This section introduces you to the Intuos4 Wireless professional pen tablet. Intuos4 consists of two basic
elements: a wireless tablet that serves as your work area, and the input tools you use on the tablet.
The quickest way to learn about Intuos4 is to become familiar with its appearance and features.
Tablet features
Intuos4 pen
Battery and power management
Wireless connection
USB data connection
TABLET FEATURES
Status LEDs
• An LED will glow dimly when the tablet
is on, and brighten when a tool button
is pressed.
• LEDs also indicate which of the four
Touch Ring functions are active.
Wireless connection light
See establishing a Bluetooth
connection.
Battery status light
Touch Ring
Includes toggle button at center
of ring. Press to:
• Toggle between Touch Ring
functions.
• Wake tablet from auto sleep
mode.
Active area
This is the active area for pen
input. Learn about your Intuos4
pen.
ExpressKeys
ExpressKeys display
Shows the current ExpressKey settings.
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USB charging cable
To charge Intuos4, first plug the USB charging cable into the tablet.
Connect the other cable end to a USB port located directly on your
computer, or to a powered USB hub. See charging the battery.
You can work while charging. See USB data connection.
Power switch and indicator
Slide switch to turn tablet on and off.
Indicator shows red when the switch is in
the on position. Switch must be in the on
position to use tablet.
USB port
Power input and data connection.
Battery compartment
With your fingernail, press inward on the
latch bar and flip cover outward to open.
Pairing button
See establishing a Bluetooth connection.
Anchor point
The Intuos4 pen tether (sold
separately) or aftermarket security
cables can be connected to the
anchor point.
Pen holder location
Cover unsnaps for easy removal
and attachment of the optional
pen holder.
Rechargeable Lithium-ion (Li-Ion) battery
Pre-installed. To activate, see battery
activation. See also charging the battery.
Pen holder, attachable.
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INTUOS4 PEN
All Intuos4 input tools are cordless and battery free.
Pen stand
Unscrew the base to access a nib extraction tool and
assorted replacement nibs.
Eraser
Grip area
DuoSwitch
(rocker style
side switch)
Replaceable nib
(pen tip)
Nib extractor
Intuos4 Grip Pen
To personalize your pen,
unscrew the tip cone and
replace the colored ring with
one of another color
(included).
Replacement nibs
• 5 standard nibs,
black
• 1 flex nib, white
and black
• 1 stroke nib, white
• 3 hard felt nibs,
gray
See available parts and accessories for information on additional input tools and accessories. Also available is a
travel sleeve that can be used to protect your tablet when traveling, or for storing the unit.
BATTERY AND POWER MANAGEMENT
This section contains important information about the battery and power management features of your
Intuos4 pen tablet. Be sure to review the following items:
Battery activation
Charging the battery
Power saving features
Battery status and wireless connection lights
See also working with the tablet for more information about tablet features.
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BATTERY ACTIVATION
Your wireless pen tablet uses a rechargeable Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery. Before you can charge or work
with Intuos4 you must first remove the insulating safety tag from between the battery and tablet contacts.
1. Turn the wireless tablet upside down and open the battery cover. Use your fingernail to press inward on
the latch bar and flip the cover outward to open.
2. Making sure the battery stays in place, gently pull on the safety tag to remove it from between the
battery and contact terminals. Discard the tag.
3. Close the battery cover. Move on to charging the battery.
Warning: See the safety precautions
for Lithium-Ion batteries.
CHARGING THE BATTERY
Before using Intuos4 for the first time in wireless mode you should fully charge the tablet battery. Do this by
connecting the USB cable between Intuos4 and a primary USB port (located directly on your computer), or
to a powered USB hub.
Tips:
You can continue with the tablet software installation
process and use Intuos4 through the USB connection while
the battery is charging. It will take about 5 hours to fully
charge an empty battery when the tablet is off, and about 6
hours to fully charge it when the tablet is on. Actual charge
time depends upon battery level and tablet use while
charging.
Turning off the ExpressKeys display will reduce the
charging time when using the tablet while it is charging.
See advanced options for information on turning the
ExpressKeys display on or off.
The battery status light glows yellow when charging,
and glows green when fully charged.
See battery status and wireless connection lights.
USB port
The USB cable is used for charging the battery,
and to operate Intuos4 as a wired USB tablet.
The battery will charge whenever the USB cable
is connected and the battery is not fully
charged.
Note: Whenever the tablet is connected using
the USB cable, the Bluetooth antenna
and any Bluetooth connection to the
tablet will be automatically switched off.
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To check the current battery charge status, open the Wacom Tablet control panel and look at the tablet icon
in the TABLET list of the control panel. See working with tablet properties.
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To maximize battery operation time, consider turning off the ExpressKeys display (see advanced
options).
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When you are done working, turn off the tablet using the tablet power switch in order to conserve
battery power.
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The tablet will draw current from the battery whenever the power switch is in the on position. A small
current is drawn even in auto sleep and tablet auto shut-down modes, and will slowly discharge the
battery. It is a good idea to charge the battery and move the tablet power switch to the off position
before leaving the tablet unused for a number of days.
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If the battery charge is low and the battery remains in the tablet for a long period of time (a week or
longer) with the power switch in the on position, the small trickle of current used by the tablet is likely to
discharge the battery so far that an internal protection circuit within the battery is activated. If this
occurs you will no longer be able to charge the battery. To preserve your battery, move the tablet power
switch to the off position before leaving the tablet unused for a week or longer.
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For extended storage (a month or longer), Wacom recommends that the battery be at least half full
before you move the power switch to the off position. You do not need to remove the battery because
the power switch disconnects the battery from the tablet circuit when in the off position.
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If your battery can no longer be charged or no longer holds a charge, the battery should be replaced.
See replacing the tablet battery.
Warning: See the safety precautions for Lithium-Ion batteries.
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POWER SAVING FEATURES
Intuos4 uses a number of power saving features designed to conserve the tablet battery charge and
improve performance.
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Auto power save mode: Automatically reduces power to the Touch Ring status LEDs and ExpressKeys
display as follows:
1 minute no user input:
Low LED and ExpressKeys display brightness
2.5 minutes no user input:
ExpressKeys display turns off
Low LED brightness
Active user input:
Returns brightness to set level
Auto sleep mode: To conserve battery power when the tablet is not in use, the tablet will automatically
enter sleep mode after 30 minutes without user input. To resume operations, press the Touch Ring
toggle button or move the power switch off and back on.
When there is no wireless connection for more than 5 seconds, such as when the computer is
switched off or the tablet is moved out of range, Intuos4 also switches to sleep mode. To resume
operations, ensure that your computer’s Bluetooth support is working and that your tablet is within
range. Then press the Touch Ring toggle button or move the power switch off and back on.
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Tablet auto shut-down: When the battery level is low, the tablet will automatically shut-down. When in
tablet auto shut-down mode, the tablet will not function. Recharge the battery immediately, or move
the power switch to the off position.
Important: If the power switch is left on (even in tablet auto shut-down mode) a small trickle of current will
continue to flow, leading to eventual battery failure.
See also working with tablet properties.
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BATTERY STATUS AND WIRELESS CONNECTION LIGHTS
Observe the battery status and wireless connection lights to check the operational status of the tablet:
BATTERY STATUS LIGHT
TABLET AND BATTERY STATUS
Green
Red
Red, flashing
High battery charge (35% to 100%) remaining.
Low battery charge (15% - 34%) remaining.
Very low battery charge (less than 15%) remaining.
Off
You need to recharge the battery now!
Tablet has been turned off either manually or automatically, or no
battery charge. Any of the following conditions can prompt the
tablet to power off.
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You move the power switch to the off position.
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After you press the pairing button, the tablet does not pair with
a computer within 3 minutes.
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No user input for more than 30 minutes. Tablet enters sleep
mode.
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No wireless connection for more than 5 seconds.
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Battery charge drops below operational level and no external
power supply is connected to tablet. Connect the USB cable
between Intuos4 and a primary USB port (located directly on
your computer) or to a powered USB hub. If the LED still does
not light, the battery should be replaced. See replacing the
tablet battery.
If the tablet has automatically turned itself off and there is adequate
battery or external power available, move the power switch off and
then back on, or press the Touch Ring toggle button.
Indicates that the USB cable is attached and the battery is
charging. Light will change to green when battery is fully charged.
Yellow
Note: If the light does not go on, try turning on the tablet power
switch. Some USB hubs will not supply power if the tablet is
turned off.
WIRELESS CONNECTION LIGHT
TABLET STATUS
Off
Blue, flashing
No Bluetooth connection between tablet and computer.
Discoverable mode (after pressing the pairing button or turning the
tablet power on). Tablet is searching for a connection, or pairing
with your computer. See establishing a Bluetooth connection.
Tablet is connected to computer using a Bluetooth wireless
connection.
Blue
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WIRELESS CONNECTION
The Intuos4 pen tablet connects to your computer via a wireless Bluetooth connection. Bluetooth is a
radio-frequency technology, so it is not necessary for Intuos4 to be “in sight” of the Bluetooth antenna on
your computer. The radio frequency can pass through non-metallic objects like desks.
Important: Intuos4 is a Class 2 Bluetooth enabled device, and can operate for up to 10 meters (33 feet)
from the Bluetooth antenna of your computer.
Interference from other networks operating in the 2.4 GHz band, other Bluetooth enabled devices
connected to your computer (especially audio devices), or metallic objects located in or along the line of
sight can negatively impact the tablet performance and operating distance.
If you experience connection problems, see optimizing the Bluetooth connection for related tips and
suggestions.
Establishing a Bluetooth connection
Optimizing the Bluetooth connection
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ESTABLISHING A BLUETOOTH CONNECTION
Before connecting the tablet, ensure your computer has a working Bluetooth configuration that supports
the Human Interface Device (HID) profile. If your computer does not have built-in Bluetooth support, obtain
and install a commercially available USB-to-Bluetooth adapter (dongle).
The process whereby Intuos4 and the computer discover one another for the “first” time is called “pairing”.
The following is an overview. For detailed instructions on pairing a Bluetooth enabled device to your
computer and specific Bluetooth configuration, see the documentation that came with your operating
system or Bluetooth support.
1. Turn on your computer and wait until the system has fully loaded.
2. Be sure the tablet power switch is in the on position and that the USB cable is not attached to an active
USB port. Place the tablet in discoverable mode by pressing the pairing button located on the side of
the tablet. The tablet wireless connection light will flash blue.
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The tablet will remain in discoverable mode for 3
minutes or until a pairing with your computer has
been established. If pairing is not established
within 3 minutes, the tablet will turn itself off.
The tablet can only be paired (linked) to your
computer while the tablet is in discoverable mode.
The tablet can only be paired to a single computer
at a time.
Pairing button
3. With the tablet in discoverable mode, open the Bluetooth devices control panel or select the Bluetooth
icon from the menu bar or system tray. Turn on your Bluetooth support if necessary and choose to add
a new device. Common options are ADD WIRELESS DEVICE or SET UP BLUETOOTH DEVICE. (In the control
panel on a Mac, click the “+” icon to set up a new device.) Carefully follow all directions in the setup
assistant.
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If prompted for the device type to set up choose “tablet” (if available), otherwise choose “mouse”.
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If prompted for an authentication code or passkey and your Bluetooth support complies with
Bluetooth Specification v2.0, enter “0000”. Otherwise, select “don’t use” or “no”.
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When successfully paired to your computer, Intuos4 will appear as a connected device in the
Bluetooth devices control panel (showing in the device list as “PTK-540WL”) and the tablet wireless
connection light will glow blue.
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If the tablet is not listed in the control panel, refresh the assistant and again press the tablet pairing
button.
4. Close the Bluetooth devices control panel. Check the connection by using the pen on the tablet to
move the screen cursor.
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If you have not already done so, install the Wacom tablet driver software. Insert the Intuos installation CD
into your computer’s CD-ROM drive, click on the INSTALL TABLET link, and follow the prompts to install the
driver software.
Important: Remember that the Intuos4 Wireless tablet driver software must be installed before you can
work with full tablet functionality and features such as pressure sensitivity with the pen.
After you have paired your wireless tablet and computer, they will remember the connection as if you had
connected a virtual cable between them. The tablet will remember which computer it is connected to, and
will reject all attempts by other computers to connect to it.
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When starting up your computer, wait until your operating system has completely loaded and then
move the tablet power switch to the on position. The tablet and your computer will remember each
other, and the Bluetooth connection will automatically be reestablished.
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If the link is broken for more than 5 seconds (e.g., you shut down your computer, unplug your USB-toBluetooth adapter (dongle) or otherwise switch off your Bluetooth support, or move the tablet too far
away from the computer), the tablet will switch to sleep mode. To reestablish the connection, press the
Touch Ring toggle button or turn the tablet power switch off and then on.
You can break the pairing between tablet and computer from either the tablet or from the computer to
which it is linked. When the pairing is broken the tablet will once again become discoverable by any
Bluetooth enabled computer. To disconnect the wireless tablet from a computer:
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From the tablet, simply press the pairing button located on the side of the tablet. A disconnect
message will be sent to the computer.
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From the computer, open the Bluetooth devices control panel and delete the pairing for the tablet.
Important: The use of wireless devices is regulated in most countries. If you will be traveling with your
wireless tablet, be sure to check with the appropriate regulatory authority for any restrictions that may
apply to your product in the country of your destination.
Products using wireless signals can interfere with the equipment on commercial aircraft, and
regulations require that all wireless devices be turned off when traveling in an airplane. Turn off the Intuos4
tablet wireless signal by placing the power switch in the off position (the battery status light will be off) and
do not move the power switch to the on position during takeoff, transit, or landing.
Do not use Intuos4 in a facility control system or any other environment that requires extremely high
reliability, or where the use of a wireless device may cause interference; the wireless tablet may interfere
with or cause other electronic devices to malfunction, or other wireless devices may interfere with or cause
the tablet to malfunction. Where use is prohibited, power off the tablet (ensuring the wireless signal has
been turned off) to prevent the possibility of it interfering with or causing other electronic devices to
malfunction. Wacom does not accept any liability for direct or consequential damages. For details, please
refer to your Warranty, located at the end of this manual.
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OPTIMIZING THE BLUETOOTH CONNECTION
If your screen cursor lags behind the pen movement on the tablet or frequently “jumps” about, or if you see
excessive straight line segments when drawing in graphics applications, then your Bluetooth connection
may not be able to transmit all of the data from the tablet with the necessary speed. This may be caused
by interference from other radio sources, obstructions in the radio wave path, excessive distance from the
computer, or a combination of the above.
Try the following actions to improve your Bluetooth connection and optimize tablet performance:
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Remove any metallic objects that may be in the line of sight between Intuos4 and your Bluetooth
antenna or adapter.
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If you are using a USB-to-Bluetooth adapter (dongle), use a USB extension cable and place the adapter
on your desktop or somewhere in sight of Intuos4.
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Use Bluetooth support that complies with Bluetooth Specification v2.1 and supports the EDR
(Enhanced Data Rate) protocol. Contact the manufacturer of your Bluetooth support for details.
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Use a Class 1 Bluetooth adapter (dongle) on your computer.
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If you are using a computer with a built-in Bluetooth antenna, try reorienting the computer until you get
a better data rate.
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Move the tablet closer to your computer’s Bluetooth antenna.
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Disconnect any Bluetooth audio devices, such as headsets, that may be connected to your computer.
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Switch off any other devices operating in the 2.4 GHz radio spectrum, such as WiFi networks, mobile
telephones, etc., or move their antennas further away from your computer.
USB DATA CONNECTION
When using the tablet with a computer that is not Bluetooth enabled or in a situation where a wireless
network is prohibited (such as on an airplane) you can use Intuos4 Wireless as a wired USB tablet.
Attach the USB cable to the tablet. Then connect the
other end to a primary USB port located directly on
your computer, or to a powered USB hub. Be sure to
turn on the tablet power switch.
The tablet is fully functional when connected to your
computer. The tablet battery charges through the
cable.
Note: Whenever the tablet is connected using the USB
cable, the Bluetooth antenna and any Bluetooth
connection to the tablet will be automatically
switched off.
Always be sure to use the USB cable that came
with your Intuos4 Wireless tablet.
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BEFORE YOU GET STARTED
This section provides information that will help you work more comfortably with the tablet, and to better
understand how you and the tablet interact with your computer.
Ergonomics
Configuring the tablet orientation
Understanding the tablet active area
Working with multiple monitors
ERGONOMICS
To minimize fatigue, comfortably organize your work area. Position your tablet, input tools, and keyboard
for easy access without unnecessary reaching. Adjust your monitor so you can view it comfortably with a
minimum of eyestrain. For best results, position the tablet so the screen cursor follows the same direction
as your hand movements on the tablet.
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Take short breaks between tasks to stretch and
relax your muscles.
Use a gentle grip when working with your tools.
Alternate tasks and tools throughout the day.
Maintain a good posture at all times. Minimize
awkward postures and repetitive movements
that cause discomfort.
Change your position if you feel any discomfort
due to your work position.
For right-handed use, position the tablet so the
drawing (active) area is located to the right of
the ExpressKeys. If using the tablet as a
primary pointing device and mouse
replacement, consider placing it to the right of
your keyboard.
For left-handed use, position the tablet with the
drawing area to the left of the ExpressKeys.
See configuring the tablet orientation for details.
If using the tablet as a primary pointing device
and mouse replacement, consider placing it to
the left of your keyboard.
If using the tablet primarily as a creative tool,
consider placing the tablet below the keyboard,
centered with respect to your monitor.
Note regarding RSI: Wacom makes no representation, promise or guarantee that Wacom products will cure or
prevent, in whole or in part, mouse-induced repetitive stress symptoms, injuries or conditions.
Individual results may vary. Always obtain competent medical advice to determine the most appropriate
treatment for your specific situation.
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CONFIGURING THE TABLET ORIENTATION
You are prompted to choose a default tablet orientation when installing the tablet using the Intuos
installation CD. At the log-in and user switching screens, the tablet orientation will use the default setting
selected when the driver was installed. To change the default orientation, you must re-install the driver
from the Intuos installation CD.
You can also change how your tablet is oriented using the following procedure. However, the default
orientation used at the log-in screen will not be affected.
To set up Intuos4 for right-handed operation:
• Open the Wacom Tablet control panel and select the MAPPING tab.
Choose the EXPRESSKEYS LEFT orientation option. The tablet
driver automatically configures all aspects of the tablet (including
the Wacom Tablet control panel options) for correct right-handed
use.
• Next, physically rotate your tablet so the tablet ExpressKeys are
positioned to the left.
To set up Intuos4 for left-handed operation:
• Open the Wacom Tablet control panel and select the MAPPING tab.
Choose the EXPRESSKEYS RIGHT orientation option. The tablet
driver automatically configures all aspects of the tablet (including
the Wacom Tablet control panel options) for correct left-handed
use.
• Next, physically rotate your tablet so the tablet ExpressKeys are
positioned to the right.
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UNDERSTANDING THE TABLET ACTIVE AREA
Your Intous4 pen and other input tools work only on the active area of the tablet.
Wherever you place the pen on the tablet, the screen cursor
(pointer) will appear at the corresponding point on the
screen. The screen cursor indicates pen position, and
follows the movement of the pen across the tablet surface.
This is the default setting for the pen.
Learn about using the Grip Pen.
The active area is a mapped representation of your
computer screen(s). By default it uses the entire screen, or
all screens if you have multiple displays. You can customize
the mapping relationship by setting the tablet to screen
mapping.
Tablet active area
The area of the tablet that senses pen movement.
Your Intuos4 input tools work only on the active area of the
tablet.
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WORKING WITH MULTIPLE MONITORS
If your computer is equipped with more than one monitor, Intuos4 will map to the monitors based upon how
they are configured in the display properties control panel.
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If more than one monitor is in use and you are in extended monitor mode, the tablet maps to all
monitors as if they were one large display. The below image illustrates a tablet mapping to the entire
system desktop, which is displayed on two monitors.
Monitor 1
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Monitor 2
If your monitors are in mirror mode (both monitors display the same content), the tablet maps to the
entire space on each monitor and the screen cursor is displayed on each monitor simultaneously.
See your hardware and operating system documentation for details on configuring your computer and
operating system for use with multiple monitors.
After you have correctly configured your computer for use with multiple monitors, you can then adjust the
tablet to screen mapping by opening the Wacom Tablet control panel and changing the appropriate
options. For example, you can map to a single monitor, or to a portion of the monitor area.
Tip: When your system is configured with multiple monitors, you can assign the DISPLAY TOGGLE function to
an ExpressKey. This enables you to toggle the current tablet mapping and screen cursor between the
system desktop or primary display and your other monitors. See working with Display Toggle.
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WORKING WITH INTUOS4
This section describes how to use your tablet and input tools and includes exercises for new users. If you
are new to using a pen tablet and tablet input tools, read the following sections.
Using the Grip Pen
Working with the tablet
USING THE GRIP PEN
The pen is cordless, battery free, and pressure sensitive. There are four basic techniques for using the pen
on the active area of the tablet: pointing, clicking, double-clicking, and dragging. If you are unfamiliar with
using the pen, try the exercises on the following pages.
Holding the pen
Positioning
Clicking
Dragging
Using the side switch
Drawing with pressure sensitivity
Drawing with tilt
Erasing
Eye-hand coordination exercise
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HOLDING THE PEN
Hold the Grip Pen like you would a normal pen or pencil. Adjust your grip so the side switch is in a
convenient location where you can toggle it with your thumb or forefinger, but not accidently press the
switch while drawing or navigating with the pen. Tilt the pen in any way that feels most comfortable.
Position for drawing and navigating
Position for erasing
Place the pen stand within easy reach of your tablet. The stand allows for
vertical or horizontal placement of the pen.
Important: When not in use, place the pen in the pen stand or lay it flat on
your desk. To maintain the sensitivity of your pen, do not store the pen in a
container where it will rest on its tip or eraser.
Leaving an Intuos4 tool on the tablet may interfere with screen cursor
positioning when using other pointing devices, or may prevent your
computer from going to sleep.
Also, leaving the pen on the tablet when can prevent the tablet from
switching off and cause the battery to discharge.
Your tablet also comes with an attachable pen holder. The pen holder is a handy feature
for those times when it is inconvenient to use the desktop pen stand. The pen holder is
optimized to securely hold the Grip Pen and optional Airbrush.
To attach the optional pen holder:
• Unsnap the pen holder cover and
remove it from the tablet.
• Attach the pen holder in place of the
cover part by snapping the pen holder
into the tablet opening. Once attached,
you can place the pen in the holder loop
for safe-keeping.
The pen holder can be removed by
unsnapping it from the tablet. To protect
your tablet, always replace the pen holder
cover when the pen holder is not attached.
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POSITIONING
The pen is used to position the cursor (or pointer) on your screen.
Lift the pen and place the pen tip on the
tablet active area. The cursor will appear
at the new location.
Move the screen cursor by hovering the
pen over the tablet surface. Do this
without touching the tablet surface, but
while still keeping the pen tip within
proximity of the tablet.
To select an icon or folder, use your pen to
position the screen cursor over the object.
Press down to select.
Tips:
If you find that using a pen is somewhat
difficult, try the eye-hand coordination
exercise.
Pointing is easier when you orient the tablet
square to the computer monitor so the
screen cursor follows the same direction as
your hand movements on the tablet.
You can set the pen to position the screen cursor two different ways (see tablet to screen mapping).
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In PEN MODE, wherever you place the pen on the tablet, the screen cursor will appear at a
corresponding point on the display screen. The screen cursor indicates pen position, and follows the
movement of the pen across the tablet surface. This is the default setting for the pen.
When positioning the screen cursor and operating a pen button, the pen
tip needs to be within 10 mm (0.39 inch) of the tablet surface. The pen tip
does not need to touch the tablet in order to move the screen cursor or
use the side switch.
All Intuos4 tools, including the Intuos4 Mouse, work only over the active
area of the tablet.
10 mm (0.39 inch)
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In MOUSE MODE, the default setting for the Intuos4 Mouse, you move the cursor with a “pick up and
slide” motion similar to using a regular mouse.
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CLICKING
Click to highlight or select something on the screen. Double-click to open it.
Clicking. Tap the pen tip once on the
tablet, or press the pen tip on the tablet
with enough force to register a click.
(There is no audible pen tip “click” sound.)
Try clicking on a folder icon by moving the
screen cursor over the icon and pressing
down on the pen tip. The folder should
highlight when you press.
Tip: You can configure Windows to select when the pen is over an icon and to launch the icon with a single click.
To turn on this feature, first open a folder.
• For Windows 7 and Vista, from the ORGANIZE pull-down menu choose FOLDER AND SEARCH OPTIONS.... From the
GENERAL tab select SINGLE-CLICK TO OPEN AN ITEM (POINT TO SELECT).
• For Windows XP: From the TOOLS pull-down menu choose FOLDER OPTIONS.... From the GENERAL tab select
SINGLE-CLICK TO OPEN AN ITEM (POINT TO SELECT).
Double-clicking. Quickly tap the tablet
twice in the same place with the pen tip.
This is like clicking twice with a mouse
button. Try double-clicking on a folder
icon to open it.
Tip: Press the upper side switch to
double-click. This is easier than tapping
twice with the pen tip, and is the
preferred method of double-clicking with
a pen.
DRAGGING
Dragging is used to select and move objects on the monitor screen.
First point to an object. Then press the
pen tip to the tablet and slide it across the
tablet surface. The selected object will
move across the display screen.
To select text within a document, move
the screen cursor to the beginning of a
text line, then drag the pen across the
tablet to highlight the text.
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USING THE SIDE SWITCH
The side switch on the Intuos4 Grip Pen has two programmable functions that can be selected by rocking
the switch in either direction. You can use the switch whenever the pen tip is within 10 mm (0.39 inch) of
the tablet active area. You do not have to touch the pen tip to the tablet in order to use the switch.
The default switch positions are:
Upper:
DOUBLE CLICK
Lower:
RIGHT CLICK
Tip: Press the upper side switch to double-click. This is easier
than tapping twice with the pen tip.
Press the lower pen switch to right-click
and bring up application-specific or
icon-specific menus.
Setting a switch function to PAN/SCROLL
lets you position a document or image in
any direction within the active window
simply by pressing the pen button and
moving the pen tip across the tablet’s
active area. As you move the pen tip, the
document or image is repositioned to
follow the direction of pen movement on
the tablet. Release the pen button or lift
the pen tip from the tablet surface when
you are done.
In some application windows the
document will precisely follow the screen
cursor as you move the pen tip, while in
others it will simply move in the same
general direction as the screen cursor.
To assign new switch functions, see customizing tool buttons.
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DRAWING WITH PRESSURE SENSITIVITY
The pen responds to your hand movements, enabling you to create natural-looking pen and brush strokes.
Many graphics applications have drawing tools that respond to the pressure you place on the pen.
For example, sliders are used in some applications to vary line characteristics (width, color, and opacity).
These characteristics can be controlled much better by the pen’s pressure sensitivity. You can vary line
width, blend colors, and change opacity with the pressure you exert upon the pen. The digital ink tools in
Microsoft Windows 7, Vista, and Office 2007 or later also respond to the pressure you place on the pen.
To draw, write, or ink with pressure
sensitivity, move the pen along the
surface of the tablet while applying
various amounts of pressure downward
on the tip of the pen. Press hard for thick
lines or dense color. Press gently for thin
lines or softer color. Note that some
applications require you first select a
pressure-sensitive tool from the
application’s tool palette.
To adjust the tip feel, see adjusting tip feel
and double-click.
Visit our web site for a list of applications
that support pressure. See product
information.
DRAWING WITH TILT
The tablet recognizes when you tilt the pen from vertical to inclined positions. In some drawing
applications, tilt can be used to control line shape and thickness. This is like working with an airbrush
where tilt can be used to make a line thin when the tool is vertical, or wide when the tool is tilted. In other
applications, you can adjust tilt to define brush characteristics such as width, color, and opacity.
To test tilt, draw a curve in a graphics
application (such as Corel® PainterTM)
that supports tilt. Be sure the tilt function
in your application is active, then change
the tilt of the pen as you draw to vary the
shape and thickness of the brush stroke.
You can adjust the brush characteristics
within your application to create different
effects.
To adjust the amount of pen tilt required
to produce a desired tilt effect in your
application, see customizing tilt
sensitivity.
Visit our web site for a list of applications
that support tilt. See product information.
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ERASING
The Intuos4 pen eraser works like the eraser on a pencil.
You can erase intuitively and naturally in
graphics applications that support the
pen eraser. When you use the pen
eraser, the application will automatically
switch to the eraser tool.
In applications that support pressure
sensitivity, you can select pressuresensitive tools in the application’s tool
palette to vary the width and depth of
your erasures as you change the amount
of pressure you exert upon the pen.
See adjusting eraser feel for more
information.
Use the pen eraser in Microsoft
Windows 7, Vista, and Office 2007 or
later to erase notes or sketches made
with digital ink, and to select and delete
text or spreadsheet cells within an
application.
Visit our web site for a list of applications that support the eraser (see product information). If the eraser is
not supported in an application, you can still use the eraser for positioning, drawing, or annotation.
EYE-HAND COORDINATION EXERCISE
This exercise is designed to retrain your eye-hand coordination for using the pen:
1. Open any graphics application. Use the line tool to draw a rectangular grid with line spacings of about
20-25 mm (3/4 to 1 inch). You can use your standard mouse to do this.
2. Choose a free-hand tool in your application and use the pen to draw a dot at each grid intersection.
3. Draw an X at each grid intersection.
4. Clear your screen and make a simple drawing of your own. The more you use your pen, the easier
drawing, writing, and navigation will become.
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WORKING WITH THE TABLET
The middle section of the tablet is the working, or active, area for the pen or mouse. Wherever you place
your pen on the tablet active area, the screen cursor will appear at a corresponding point on the screen.
See using the Grip Pen and using the Intuos4 Mouse for more information.
Active area
ExpressKeys
Press the customizable ExpressKeys
to perform frequently used functions
or keystrokes, or to emulate button
clicks or modifier keys.
Touch Ring
Slide your finger around the ring to
zoom, scroll, or perform other
custom actions.
Press the toggle (center) button to
toggle between four customizable
states. As you toggle between
settings, a corresponding status LED
illuminates.
ExpressKeys display
Shows the current ExpressKey
settings. See optimizing the
ExpressKeys display.
See battery and power management for detailed information about tablet power management.
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USING THE EXPRESSKEYS
Press individual keys to perform frequently used functions or keystrokes. ExpressKeys can also be used to
modify your pen or other input tool properties as you work. The ExpressKeys can also be operated in
combination with one another. For example, if you program one key to simulate the CTRL key and another
to simulate an ALT keystroke, when you press both keys at the same time a CTRL+ALT is simulated.
ExpressKeys configuration when
positioned on the left side of the
tablet (EXPRESSKEYS LEFT).
ExpressKeys configuration when
positioned on the right side of the
tablet (EXPRESSKEYS RIGHT).
ExpressKey default settings:
SHOW SETTINGS
RADIAL MENU
PRECISION MODE
DISPLAY TOGGLE
SHIFT modifier key
CTRL/CMD modifier key
ALT/OPT modifier key
PAN/SCROLL
The ExpressKeys display automatically
updates to show the current ExpressKey
settings for the active application. If an
ExpressKey has been disabled, there
will be no display for that key.
See optimizing the ExpressKeys display
and customizing the ExpressKeys.
Important: Some applications can override and control the ExpressKey functions. For details, see using
applications integrated for tablet control.
Tip: In Adobe Photoshop and many other graphics applications, the ALT, CTRL, and SHIFT keys can be used
to modify a tool (or switch to an alternative tool) while the key is pressed.
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USING THE TOUCH RING
Slide your finger around the ring to zoom in or out, scroll up or down, or to issue the assigned keystroke
functions.
Example of zooming in
Move your finger clockwise along
the ring to zoom in or scroll down in
most applications.
Example of zooming out
Move your finger counter-clockwise
to zoom out or scroll up.
Touch Ring default settings:
Setting 1: AUTO SCROLL/ZOOM. Sets the ring
to zoom in most graphics applications and
scroll in most other applications.
Page scrolling is not supported.
Some applications may interpret zoom events
as scroll events, or may completely ignore
zooming. Likewise, scroll events may be
interpreted as zoom events, or ignored
completely.
Press the toggle button to switch
between four customizable states.
As you toggle between settings, a
corresponding status LED
illuminates. Any disabled settings
are skipped in the toggle sequence.
To resume operations after the
tablet has entered auto sleep
mode, press the toggle button.
Setting 2: KEYSTROKE... CYCLE LAYERS.
Enables you to cycle up or down through a
stack of layers when working in Adobe
Photoshop. Move your finger clockwise along
the ring to cycle up through layers.
Setting 3: KEYSTROKE... BRUSH SIZE. Sets the
ring to increase or decrease the brush size of
your drawing tool when working in Adobe
Photoshop.
Setting 4: KEYSTROKE... CANVAS ROTATION.
Enables you to rotate or flip an entire image
when working in Adobe Photoshop.
(Requires Adobe Photoshop CS4 or later.)
Important: Some applications can override and control
the Touch Ring functions. For details, see using
applications integrated for tablet control.
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CUSTOMIZING INTUOS4
After you master the basics of using Intuos4, you may want to customize the way the tablet or input tools
work. This chapter describes how to adjust your tablet and tool settings. Included is information about
each control panel tab and some of the more difficult concepts. Many of the sections also contain useful
customizing tips.
Advanced users can learn how to further optimize Intuos4 by creating application-specific settings.
Opening the control panel
Control panel overview
Working with tablet properties
Customizing the pen
Customizing the optional mouse
Customizing the tablet functions
Tablet to screen mapping
Button functions
Using and customizing the Radial Menu
Working with Display Toggle
Working with multiple tools
Application-specific settings
OPENING THE CONTROL PANEL
To open the Wacom Tablet control panel, use the Intuos4 tool you wish to customize on the tablet:
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Windows. Click on the Windows START button and choose ALL PROGRAMS. Then select WACOM TABLET
and choose the WACOM TABLET PROPERTIES option.
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Macintosh. Open SYSTEM PREFERENCES from either the Dock, the Apple menu, or from the APPLICATIONS
folder. Then click on the WACOM TABLET icon.
After opening the control panel, you can begin customizing Intuos4.
Note: User-specific preferences are supported. After logging in, each user can customize their personal
settings in the Wacom Tablet control panel. Switching to another user will automatically load the
settings for that user.
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CONTROL PANEL OVERVIEW
Use the Wacom Tablet control panel to customize your Intuos4 tablet or input tools.
The upper portion of the control panel displays icons
representing your TABLET, TOOL, and APPLICATION settings.
TOOL settings
Choose FUNCTIONS to
customize your
ExpressKeys, Touch
Ring, and Radial
Menu settings.
Choose GRIP PEN
to customize your
Intuos4 pen settings.
If you have an optional
Intuos4 Mouse,
choose MOUSE to
customize the mouse
settings.
Tabs display
customizable settings
for the selected TOOL.
Displays tablet and
software information,
including an option to
access the DIAGNOSTICS
dialog box.
Returns the selected
tab to its default
settings.
Displays advanced options.
Displays help options.
Experiment with different settings to find what works best for you. Any changes you make will take effect
immediately. Click DEFAULT to return a tab to the factory settings.
Tool Tips are available for most control panel items. Position the screen cursor over an item and let it rest
there; in a few moments the Tool Tip will pop up.
Your keyboard tab and arrow keys can be used to navigate the control panel.
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Control panel lists and tabs: The control panel TABLET, TOOL, and APPLICATION lists allow you to select the
tablet, tool, or application for which to change settings.
To change tool settings, open the control panel using the tool you wish to customize. The tool will be
automatically selected in the TOOL list, and the appropriate tabs will be displayed. If the tool is not
automatically selected, choose it from TOOL list.
To customize settings for a different tool, click on its icon within the TOOL list (the appropriate tabs will be
displayed). See customizing the pen, customizing the optional mouse, and customizing the tablet
functions for more information.
The TABLET list displays an icon for any
supported tablet that has been installed on
your system and is currently connected.
All settings shown below this list apply to
the selected tablet.
• The control panel will not launch
unless a supported tablet is connected
to the computer.
• Settings can only be viewed or
changed for an attached tablet.
• A tablet cannot be deleted from the
control panel list unless it is attached
to the computer.
See also working with tablet properties.
Your current selections are highlighted.
The TOOL list displays an icon for the tablet
FUNCTIONS, and for the different tools that
have been used on the tablet. See also
working with multiple tools.
The APPLICATION list lets you define tool
settings that apply only to a specific
application. See application-specific
settings.
See also installing multiple tablets and
changing the tablet mode options.
Note: The APPLICATION list is for advanced users; it is not necessary to select or add applications in order
to customize your Intuos4 tool(s).
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WORKING WITH TABLET PROPERTIES
The Wacom Tablet control panel provides you with direct feedback about the power status of your tablet.
Each icon within the TABLET list shows the
percentage of battery charge remaining for the
connected tablet.
• A status bar indicates tablet is in use, and
shows an approximation of the remaining
battery charge.
• A warning symbol within the status bar
indicates tablet is in use, and the battery
charge is nearly empty.
• A lightning bolt within the status bar (which
now resembles a battery) indicates the
tablet is running on external power via the
USB cable or an external power adapter,
and the tablet battery is charging.
• A power plug within the status bar (which
resembles a battery) indicates battery is fully
charged, and the tablet is running on
external power.
The above points describe only the basic
feedback elements of the TABLET icon. You may
see variations of these descriptions, depending
on the actual status of your tablet and operating
system.
A Wacom icon is also displayed in the system task bar (Windows) or menu bar (Macintosh).
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Hover the screen cursor over the icon to learn specific details.
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Click on the icon to access various options for working with your tablet.
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For Windows, the icon is located in the notification area of the task bar.
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For Macintosh, the icon is located on the menu bar.
See also power saving features and changing the tablet mode options.
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CUSTOMIZING THE PEN
Use the pen to open the Wacom Tablet control panel. The pen will be selected in the TOOL list and the
appropriate tabs will be displayed. If the pen is not automatically selected, choose it from TOOL list.
Select a tab and choose from the available options.
Adjusting eraser feel
Customizing tilt sensitivity
Tablet to screen mapping
Customizing tool buttons
Adjusting tip feel and double-click
Application-specific settings
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ADJUSTING TIP FEEL AND DOUBLE-CLICK
Select the PEN tab.
Customizes the amount of pressure
needed to click, draw, or ink.
Displays the tip FEEL DETAILS dialog
box where you can further
customize the tip sensitivity.
Press the pen tip on the tablet to
test the TIP FEEL setting. Adjust the
TIP FEEL so that you can
comfortably reach full pressure.
Adjusts the size of the double-click
area. Drag the slider to OFF to
disable double-click assist.
Tips:
Use a soft TIP FEEL to reach the full pressure range with a lighter touch. In some applications a soft pressure setting
can make the pen overreact – any small press on the pen is magnified on the screen. If you experience this, try a
firmer TIP FEEL setting.
To make double-clicking easier, expand the tap area that accepts a double-click (the double-click distance).
A large double-click distance may cause a delay at the beginning of brush strokes in some drawing applications.
This may also cause a delay at the beginning of a drag action or inking stroke. If you notice such effects, try setting
a smaller double-click distance or using the side switch to double-click (see using the side switch). You can also set
an ExpressKey to double-click.
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ADJUSTING ERASER FEEL
Select the ERASER tab.
Select the function to perform when using the eraser.
Customizes the amount of pressure
needed to erase.
Displays the eraser FEEL DETAILS
dialog box where you can further
customize the eraser sensitivity.
With your screen cursor positioned
over an empty area of your
desktop, press the pen’s eraser on
the tablet to test the ERASER FEEL
setting. Adjust the ERASER FEEL so
that you can comfortably reach full
pressure.
ADVANCED TIP AND ERASER PRESSURE SETTINGS
To further customize tip or eraser pressure settings, from the PEN or ERASER tab click on the DETAILS...
button. The options within the FEEL DETAILS dialog box enable you to change the tip or eraser pressure
sensitivity and click threshold settings independently.
Important: In the PEN and ERASER tabs, these settings are adjusted simultaneously with the TIP FEEL or
ERASER FEEL slider, which override the detailed pressure settings.
Drag the slider to select a
pressure sensitivity setting.
If you have a soft touch, choose
a softer setting.
Graphically displays the
selected pressure SENSITIVITY
curve and CLICK THRESHOLD
settings.
A curve that increases quickly
makes the pen feel more
sensitive.
Drag the slider to adjust the
click threshold level.
This setting determines the
amount of force required to
generate a tip click.
Using your pen tip or eraser,
make several strokes within the
box to test the results of your
changes.
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CUSTOMIZING TOOL BUTTONS
Select the PEN tab.
Select the function to perform
when pressing the upper or lower
side switch.
When you bring the pen tip within
10 mm (0.39 inch) of the tablet
surface without touching the tablet
and press the upper or lower side
switch, the selected function
occurs.
Tip: To make double-clicking
easier, set the side switch to
double-click automatically by
selecting DOUBLE CLICK.
Double-click here to change the function assigned to the
pen tip.
• At least one tool button should be set to the CLICK
function.
• The tip must be set to CLICK in order to draw in most
graphics applications.
Note: You can change how the side switch operates for right clicks or other click functions. See advanced
options for details.
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CUSTOMIZING TILT SENSITIVITY
Select the PEN tab.
Tilt sensitivity determines how far you must tilt the tool to produce the maximum tilt effect; you need to tilt the pen
less at high sensitivity than at low sensitivity.
Drag the slider to increase or
decrease TILT SENSITIVITY. Then test
the new setting in an application
that supports tilt. The tilt setting
applies to both the tip and eraser of
your tool.
Note: Tilt is direction-sensitive and
can be used in some
applications to control brush
orientation or other
characteristics.
Visit Wacom’s web site for a list of applications that currently support tilt. See product information.
CUSTOMIZING THE OPTIONAL MOUSE
Use the Intuos4 Mouse to open the Wacom Tablet control panel. The MOUSE tool will be selected in the
TOOL list and the appropriate tabs will be displayed. If the mouse is not automatically selected, choose it
from TOOL list. Select a tab and choose from the available options. The mouse is an optional accessory,
and product configurations may vary.
Mouse mode settings
Customizing the mouse buttons
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CUSTOMIZING THE MOUSE BUTTONS
Use your Intuos4 Mouse to open the Wacom Tablet control panel. Select the MOUSE tab.
Select the function to perform
when pressing a button.
WHEEL options (SCROLL, KEYSTROKE, or DISABLED) control the fingerwheel function. The default setting is SCROLL.
SCROLL
When selecting SCROLL, the tab displays custom scroll options. Choose a SCROLLING SPEED to use
for each notch of wheel movement.
When you select one or more COMBINE WITH: modifier key options, the selected option(s) will be
sent to the application along with each scroll event. For example, you can create custom zooming
or other actions within an application.
Macintosh: The available options are OPTION, COMMAND (Apple key), CONTROL, and SHIFT.
KEYSTROKE
Select the KEYSTROKE option to assign custom functions to the fingerwheel. This is useful when
working with repetitive functions. Keystroke(s) that you define are sent once for each notch of
wheel movement.
Tip: To double the speed of a keystroke action, enter the keystroke sequence twice within the
DEFINE KEYSTROKE dialog box.
DISABLED
Disables the wheel function.
The mouse buttons are chordable; you can press two or more buttons simultaneously. For example, if you
program one button to simulate the CTRL key and another to simulate an ALT keystroke, when you press
both buttons a CTRL+ALT is simulated.
Note: To configure the Intuos4 Mouse for left-handed use, simply reassign the button functions as needed.
You can also open the Wacom Tablet control panel, click on OPTIONS... and select LEFT in the MOUSE
HANDEDNESS group.
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CUSTOMIZING THE TABLET FUNCTIONS
To customize the ExpressKeys, Touch Ring, and other tablet features, open the Wacom Tablet control panel
and select the FUNCTIONS icon in the TOOL list. Select a tab to customize, and change settings using the
available options.
Customizing the ExpressKeys
Customizing the Touch Ring
Application-specific settings
Using and customizing the Radial Menu
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CUSTOMIZING THE EXPRESSKEYS
When you open the EXPRESSKEYS tab, the current functions are shown in the corresponding pull-down
menus. As an additional reference, the tablet ExpressKeys display provides a visual indication of the
ExpressKey settings.
When using Intuos4, the ExpressKeys display automatically updates to show the key settings for the
application that is currently in the foreground. If an ExpressKey has been disabled, there will be no display
for that key.
Note: To set the brightness of the Touch Ring status LEDs and ExpressKeys display, select the OPTIONS...
button located at the bottom of the control panel. In the OPTIONS dialog box adjust the EXPRESSKEY
DISPLAY BRIGHTNESS slider as needed.
Use the pull-down menus to choose
a function that will be performed
when the key is pressed. Your choice
is displayed either within the pulldown menu or beneath the menu.
The default settings are described in
using the ExpressKeys.
ExpressKey functions can be defined
for use with specific applications.
ExpressKeys tab, shown for right-handed use
The ExpressKeys will be rotated 180
degrees when the tablet orientation is
set to EXPRESSKEYS RIGHT.
ExpressKeys tab, shown for left-handed use
Important: Some applications can override and control the ExpressKey functions. For details, see using
applications integrated for tablet control.
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CUSTOMIZING THE TOUCH RING
When you select the tablet TOUCH RING tab, the currently set Touch Ring functions are displayed. You can
customize the Touch Ring to issue zooming, scrolling, or custom keystroke actions.
Touch Ring functions can be defined for use with specific applications. Any changes you make on this tab
apply to the currently selected icon in the control panel’s APPLICATION list.
The below control panel tab depicts a tablet configured for right-handed (EXPRESSKEYS LEFT) use.
The SPEED setting can be
customized for each function.
This controls the rate at which
zooming and scrolling occurs, or
the speed at which keystroke
events are sent to an application.
Tip: To zoom images around the
current position of the screen
cursor when working in Adobe
Photoshop CS3 or later, open the
Adobe Photoshop general
preferences pane, check the ZOOM
WITH SCROLL WHEEL option, and
click OK.
Choose a function to perform when the ring is in use. Default settings are:
AUTO SCROLL/ZOOM
Sets the Touch Ring to zoom in most graphics applications and scroll in most
other applications. Page scrolling is not supported.
Move your finger clockwise along the ring to zoom in or scroll down.
Move your finger counter-clockwise to zoom out or scroll up.
Some applications may interpret zoom events as scroll events, or may
completely ignore zooming. Likewise, scroll events may be interpreted as
zoom events, or ignored completely.
KEYSTROKE... CYCLE LAYERS
Sets the ring to cycle up or down through a stack of layers.
KEYSTROKE... BRUSH SIZE
Sets the ring to increase or decrease the brush size of your drawing tool.
KEYSTROKE... CANVAS ROTATION
Enables you to rotate or flip an entire image in Adobe Photoshop CS4 or later.
To customize the ring for other actions, select the KEYSTROKE... option. You can then define a custom keystroke
function. To learn which keystroke shortcuts are supported by a particular application, see the documentation that
came with the application.
Choose SKIP to set the Touch Ring toggle button to skip a function state in the toggle sequence.
See using the Touch Ring for more information.
Important: Some applications can override and control the Touch Ring functions. For details, see using
applications integrated for tablet control.
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TABLET TO SCREEN MAPPING
Select the MAPPING tab to define the relationship between tool movement on the tablet surface and cursor
movement on the monitor screen.
By default the entire active area of the tablet maps to the entire monitor. If more than one monitor is in use
the tablet will map to all monitors. See working with multiple monitors.
MODE options control how the screen cursor moves. Select PEN MODE to set
the cursor so that its movement corresponds with the position of your
Intuos4 tool on the tablet. Wherever you place your tool on the tablet, the
cursor will appear at a corresponding point on the screen. This is known as
absolute positing and is the default setting for the pen.
Select the ORIENTATION of your
tablet. This setting is tablet
specific, and applies to all tools
and applications. Other MAPPING
tab settings can be customized for
a specific tool and application.
Select a monitor SCREEN AREA for
tablet to screen mapping.
When FORCE PROPORTIONS is
checked, forces a proportional
tablet to screen mapping
relationship.
Select a TABLET AREA for tablet to
screen mapping.
The tablet-to-screen image
dynamically updates to illustrate
the selected mapping relationship.
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When MOUSE MODE is selected, you can decide how you would like the mouse to track. (MOUSE TRACKING options
apply only to the Intuos4 Mouse.)
• When USE TABLET ORIENTATION is selected, moving the mouse toward the top of the tablet moves the screen
cursor up. In this mode the entire active area of the tablet is available for mouse tracking.
• When USE MOUSE ORIENTATION is selected, moving the mouse forward moves the screen cursor up. In this
mode a reduced inset portion of the active area is available for mouse tracking. This is the default setting for all
Intuos4 tablets.
Select MOUSE MODE to move the
screen cursor with a “pick up and
slide” motion similar to using a
traditional mouse.
Sets the screen cursor acceleration.
Select a slower or faster screen
cursor tracking speed.
Notes:
You can switch between PEN MODE and MOUSE MODE by using the screen Radial Menu.
If you frequently switch between PEN MODE and MOUSE MODE, you also can assign the MODE
TOGGLE... function to one of your tool buttons.
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ORIENTATION
From the MAPPING tab, you can choose a different tablet ORIENTATION and then physically rotate your tablet
to match the selection you have made. This feature allows you to set up the tablet controls for left- or righthanded use, or to configure your tablet to work with a tall monitor. See configuring the tablet orientation.
EXPRESSKEYS LEFT
EXPRESSKEYS TOP
EXPRESSKEYS RIGHT
EXPRESSKEYS BOTTOM
Tablet orientation is horizontal, with Touch Ring and ExpressKeys located to
the left. This is the orientation for right-handed users.
Tablet is rotated 90 degrees clockwise, with Touch Ring and ExpressKeys
oriented toward the top.
Tablet orientation is horizontal, with Touch Ring and ExpressKeys located to
the right. When this option is selected, the tablet operation and the Wacom
Tablet control panel options are automatically configured for correct lefthanded use.
If you have an Intuos4 Mouse, click the control panel OPTIONS button to set the
device for right- or left-handed use. See advanced options.
Tablet is rotated 90 degrees counter-clockwise, with Touch Ring and
ExpressKeys oriented toward the bottom.
After making changes, verify you have correctly set the orientation by moving your pen “up” on the tablet –
the screen cursor should move up as well. The selected orientation is a global tablet setting and applies to
all applications.
Note: At the log-in and user switching screens, the tablet orientation will use the default orientation that
was selected when the driver was installed. If you want to change the default orientation, you must
reinstall the driver using the Intuos installation CD. See configuring the tablet orientation.
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SCREEN AREA
Use the MAPPING tab SCREEN AREA options to define the portion of the display screen to which your tablet
will map.
FULL
MONITOR
PORTION...
Maps the entire monitor(s) area. This is the default setting. See also working
with multiple monitors.
Maps the entire area of a single monitor that you choose. If more than one
monitor is connected to your system, an option will be available for each
detected monitor.
Selecting PORTION... brings up the PORTION OF SCREEN dialog box.
Choose a method for defining a
portion of the display:
• Drag corners of the foreground
graphic to select the screen area.
• Select the CLICK TO DEFINE SCREEN
AREA button and move the screen
cursor to select the screen area.
Be sure to follow any MESSAGE
prompts.
• Enter coordinate values.
After defining a portion of the screen,
you may need to use a different input
device to access other portions of the
screen area.
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FORCE PROPORTIONS
In the MAPPING tab, check or uncheck the FORCE PROPORTIONS box to determine the tablet to screen
mapping relationship.
When FORCE PROPORTIONS is unchecked, the correct scale or proportions
are not maintained. The selected tablet area is mapped to the selected
display area. Drawing a circle on the tablet may create an ellipse on the
display screen. This is the default setting for all tools.
When FORCE PROPORTIONS is checked, the correct vertical and horizontal
proportions are maintained. Drawing a circle on the tablet results in a circle
on the display screen. Depending on your settings, some portions of the
tablet active area may no longer be usable when this option is selected.
Note: Although Intuos4 is optimized for use with 16 : 10 aspect ratio displays, the default settings
automatically adjust for use with other aspect ratio displays.
TABLET AREA
In the MAPPING tab, use the TABLET AREA options to define the tablet area that will be mapped to the
screen area:
FULL
PORTION...
The entire active area of the tablet is mapped. This is the default setting.
Selecting PORTION... brings up the PORTION OF TABLET dialog box.
Choose a method for defining a portion of
the tablet:
• Drag corners of the foreground graphic
to select the tablet area that will be
mapped to your selected screen area.
• Select the CLICK TO DEFINE TABLET AREA
button and use your tool on the tablet
to select the tablet area. Be sure to
follow any MESSAGE prompts.
• Enter coordinate values.
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BUTTON FUNCTIONS
The following options are available for tool and tablet settings. Not all
options are available for all controls.
FUNCTION NAME
DESCRIPTION
CLICKS
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CLICK
Simulates a primary mouse button click. Be sure at least one button performs this
function so you can always navigate and click.
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RIGHT CLICK
Simulates a right mouse button click, which displays a context menu.
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MIDDLE CLICK
Simulates a middle mouse button click.
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DOUBLE CLICK
Simulates a double-click. For easier double-clicking, use this function instead of
tapping twice with the pen tip.
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CLICK LOCK
Simulates holding down the primary mouse button. Press the tool button once to
initiate click lock. Press the button again to release click lock. Click lock is useful
for dragging objects or selecting blocks of text.
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4TH CLICK
Simulates a 4th mouse button click.
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5TH CLICK
Simulates a 5th mouse button click.
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FUNCTION NAME
DESCRIPTION
KEYSTROKE...
Enables you to simulate keystrokes. Select this option to display the DEFINE
KEYSTROKE dialog box.
Enter a keystroke or keystroke combination in the KEYS entry box.
Keystroke combinations can include letters, numbers, function keys (such as F3)
and modifier keys (such as SHIFT, ALT, or CTRL for Windows, or SHIFT, OPTION,
COMMAND, and CONTROL for Macintosh).
You can also select special keystrokes or keystroke combinations from the ADD
SPECIAL drop-down menu.
After defining a keystroke sequence, click OK.
Important: Because the ENTER (Windows) and RETURN (Macintosh) keys can be
selected as a defined keystroke, they cannot be used to select OK. You must use
your Intuos4 tool to click on the OK button.
If prompted, enter a name for the keystroke definition. The name will be displayed
with the respective control or in the Radial Menu, as applicable.
You can create different keystroke functions for different applications.
See application-specific settings.
Deletes only the last entry
in the keystroke entry box.
Clears the keystroke entry box.
When defining keystrokes for the
Touch Ring or mouse fingerwheel,
the dialog box provides two KEYS
entry boxes.
Assign keystroke functions as
described above for clockwise and
counter-clockwise movement on the
ring, or front and back movement of
the mouse fingerwheel.
Enter a NAME for the defined
keystrokes pair and click OK.
To learn which keystroke shortcuts are supported by a particular application, see
the documentation that came with the application.
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FUNCTION NAME
DESCRIPTION
MODIFIER...
Enables you to simulate modifier key(s) (such as SHIFT, ALT, or CTRL for Windows,
or SHIFT, OPTION, COMMAND, and CONTROL for Macintosh). Many applications use
modifier keys to constrain the size or placement of objects.
Choose one or more modifier key options.
Select the CLICK box if you want a mouse
click to occur whenever you press the tool
button.
RADIAL MENU
Displays a Radial Menu on your screen. Each level of the hierarchical menu
consists of eight menu slices which may contain various features and options to
choose from.
BACK
Simulates the BACK command in browser applications.
FORWARD
Simulates the FORWARD command in browser applications.
PAN/SCROLL
Enables you to position a document or image in any direction within the active
pane by pressing a tablet or pen button set for PAN/SCROLL and then dragging with
the pen tip across the tablet’s active area.
When you select PAN/SCROLL, the PEN
SCROLL SPEED dialog box prompts you to
set a scrolling speed for use in
applications that do not support grabber
hand (pixel-level) panning within a
document or image.
A slower setting reduces the scroll rate
and is useful for close-up and detail work
where you need precise control of the
image.
As you move the pen tip, the document or
image is repositioned to follow the
direction of pen movement on the tablet.
Release the button or lift the pen tip from
the tablet surface when you are done.
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FUNCTION NAME
DESCRIPTION
AUTO SCROLL/ZOOM
Sets the Touch Ring to zoom in most graphics applications and scroll in most
other applications.
SCROLL
Sets the Touch Ring for scrolling only action.
ZOOM
Sets the Touch Ring for zooming only action.
SHOW DESKTOP
Minimizes all open windows to display a clean desktop.
SWITCH APPLICATION
Brings up the application switching dialog with focus on the next open application.
On Windows 7 and Vista systems running Aero, Flip 3D will be activated with focus
on the next open applications.
OPEN/RUN...
Opens a dialog box where you can select a specific application, file, or script to
launch.
Click BROWSE... to locate an application,
file, or script to launch. The selection
you make appears in the APPLICATION TO
RUN box. Click OK to accept the
selection.
The dialog box will close and the OPEN/RUN... option you have selected will be
assigned as your tool button option. Simply press the tool button to launch the
assigned option.
If your selection is for the Radial Menu, it will be displayed in the Radial Menu.
INK TOGGLE
(Macintosh.) Toggles the “ink in any application” function of Ink on and off.
Ink automatically recognizes and converts your handwriting into text and inserts it
into a document. Handwriting recognition must be turned on for this function to
work. See your Macintosh help for information on working with Ink.
EXPOSÉ
(Macintosh.) Tiles all open windows. To access this option, first choose
KEYSTROKE... and then click on the ADD SPECIAL menu within the dialog box.
PRESSURE HOLD
Locks the pressure at the current pressure level until the button is released.
For example, you can paint with pressure sensitivity until you reach the brush size
that you like. You can then press the button and continue painting with the same
size brush until the button is released.
PRECISION MODE
Changes the mapping around the current pen tip position such that you must
move the pen twice as far for the screen cursor to cover the same distance on the
display screen. To activate, press and hold the tool button to which this function is
assigned. Releasing the button returns to normal mapping.
When your tool is in MOUSE MODE, screen cursor movement is adjusted to act as if
acceleration were off and speed set to slow.
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FUNCTION NAME
DESCRIPTION
DISPLAY TOGGLE
For multiple monitor systems. Enables you to toggle the current tablet mapping
and screen cursor between different displays when you press an ExpressKey that
has been assigned this function. See working with Display Toggle.
MODE TOGGLE...
Toggles between PEN MODE and MOUSE MODE. When first setting a tool button to
MODE TOGGLE..., the MOUSE MODE dialog box is displayed where you can adjust
the mouse acceleration and speed.
Sets the screen cursor tracking
speed when in MOUSE MODE.
Sets the screen cursor acceleration
when in MOUSE MODE.
MOUSE MODE settings can be accessed from a number of different locations within
the control panel. However, for each input tool and application that you are
customizing, only one MOUSE ACCELERATION and SPEED setting can be made.
The MOUSE MODE acceleration and speed settings are independent of system
settings. Changes you make to these settings in the Wacom Tablet control panel
do not affect similar system settings. However, changes made to similar system
settings may affect your Intuos4 tablet settings.
ERASE
Default setting for the eraser. See erasing for information on using the eraser.
SHOW SETTINGS
Displays a diagram (on your display screen) of the tablet ExpressKeys and Touch
Ring, showing the current function settings for each control.
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DESCRIPTION
TABLET PC
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TABLET PC INPUT PANEL
(Tablet PCs, and Windows 7 and Vista systems that support the Tablet PC Input
Panel.) Opens the Tablet PC Input Panel when you press a tool button set to this
function.
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JOURNAL
(Windows 7, Vista, and Tablet PC systems that include Microsoft Journal.)
Opens Microsoft Journal.
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TABLET PC DEFINED
(Tablet PCs, and Windows 7 and Vista systems that support the Tablet PC Input
Panel.) Sets the button function according to settings found in the:
• Windows 7 and Vista TABLET PC SETTINGS and PEN AND INPUT DEVICES control
panels.
• Windows XP Tablet Edition TABLET AND PEN SETTINGS control panel.
DISABLED
Disables the control function.
APPLICATION DEFINED
Reports only the button number to the application. This is for applications, such
as CAD programs, that have built-in support for the Intuos4 Mouse.
This function may also be used by some highly integrated applications for direct
control of the pen tablet ExpressKeys and Touch Ring.
SKIP
Sets the Touch Ring toggle button to skip a function state that has been assigned
this option in the toggle sequence.
DEFAULT
Returns a control to its default setting.
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USING AND CUSTOMIZING THE RADIAL MENU
The Radial Menu is a circular pop-up menu that provides quick access to editing, navigation, media control
functions, and more.
•
To display the Radial Menu, set a tool button
or ExpressKey to the RADIAL MENU function.
Whenever you press that button, the Radial
Menu is displayed centered at the screen
cursor position.
•
The hierarchical Radial Menu appears in
circular format, extending over the entire
desktop. Each level of the menu consists of
eight control slices which may contain
various features and options to choose from.
•
Select an option by clicking on it within the
Radial Menu. Some selections may display a
submenu where you can then choose from
the available options.
Top menu
Holding down the button that opens the
Radial Menu allows you to click on a menu
item without closing the Radial Menu.
•
The menu closes after you make a selection.
To close the Radial Menu without making a
selection, click on the ‘X’ located at the
center of the menu or on a control slice that
has no function assigned to it. You can also
again press the button used to display the
menu.
Submenu
Use the RADIAL MENU tab to customize the available functions on the Radial Menu:
1. Select a menu or submenu to
customize.
2. Select a control slice for which
to customize settings.
3. Choose the FUNCTION(s) to
perform.
Note: Press the ENTER (RETURN)
key to add multiple lines of
text.
Contents
Returns the currently
displayed Radial Menu
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WORKING WITH DISPLAY TOGGLE
DISPLAY TOGGLE is available only on multiple monitor systems. This feature allows you to work with your
tablet on all displays or on one display at a time. (See working with multiple monitors.)
After setting an ExpressKey to DISPLAY TOGGLE, you can then press that button to sequentially toggle the
current tablet mapping between a base mapping (the current setting from the MAPPING tab) and other
monitors. For example:
1. The entire display area of a multi-monitor system
is set up for extended mode and assigned to the
active area of the Intuos4 tablet.
2. Pressing a tool button to which the DISPLAY
TOGGLE function has been assigned toggles the
tablet mapping to the next display in sequence
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In the Wacom Tablet control panel, the DISPLAY TOGGLE tab is automatically available when the Intuos4
tablet is installed on a multi-monitor system. This tab lets you set which monitor(s) will be included in the
toggle sequence.
On the DISPLAY TOGGLE tab all
monitors are selected in the toggle
sequence by default. Uncheck any
monitor you want removed from the
toggle sequence.
• The base mapping is the tablet
and display mapping that is
defined in the MAPPING tab.
By default, this would include
all monitors unless you have
defined a specific monitor as
your primary monitor in the
MAPPING tab.
• As you toggle to the next
monitor, each tool’s active
tablet area is mapped to that
monitor (in PEN MODE).
• Toggling one more time after
the last checked monitor
returns the system to the base
mapping.
Important: When using application-specific settings with DISPLAY
TOGGLE, be sure that each customized application in the
APPLICATION list (including ALL OTHER) has a tool button assigned to
DISPLAY TOGGLE. The easiest way to do this is to assign DISPLAY
TOGGLE to an ExpressKey prior to creating any application-specific
settings.
Note that any of the following actions will return the toggle sequence to the base mapping:
• Launching a graphics application that supports pressure sensitivity.
• Logging out of or rebooting the system.
• Switching users (Fast User Switching).
• Placing the system in sleep mode.
• Changing the MAPPING or DISPLAY TOGGLE tab settings.
• Changing the resolution or number of displays on your system.
• Using the MODE TOGGLE... function.
• Selecting PEN MODE or MOUSE MODE from the Radial Menu.
Tip: To toggle between monitors without including the ‘full display’ option, disable the first display on the DISPLAY
TOGGLE tab. Then go to the MAPPING tab and set the current SCREEN AREA to the first display.
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WORKING WITH MULTIPLE TOOLS
The Wacom Tablet control panel is designed to help you customize and keep track of the settings for your
Intuos4 tools. The tool you use to open the control panel is automatically selected, and the appropriate
tabs for that tool are displayed.
Select a tool to change its settings.
The TOOL list displays an
icon for the tablet
FUNCTIONS and the different
tools that have been used
on the tablet.
If application-specific
settings have not been
added, the ALL icon is
displayed and the tool
settings apply to all
applications.
Tab settings apply only to the
selected tool and application.
Removes the
selected tool.
The button is
inactive when there
is only one item in
the list.
The FUNCTIONS
icon cannot be
deleted.
To add a different tool to the control panel’s TOOL list, simply use the tool on your Intuos4 tablet.
•
When you select a tool that has been added to the TOOL list, the appropriate tab settings for that tool
are displayed. Any changes you make to the tab settings will then apply to that tool. Your changes
take effect immediately.
•
Identical tools will use the same settings.
To remove a selected tool from the TOOL list, click on the TOOL list’s [ – ] button. In the dialog box that
appears, click DELETE to confirm your selection. The selected tool is removed from the list, along with any
custom settings you may have created for it. (A removed tool can be added back to the TOOL list by placing
it back onto the tablet.)
All Intuos4 pens have a unique Tool ID. In supporting applications, such as Corel Painter, you can assign
different tools to different pens and then change between them by switching the pen in your hand.
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APPLICATION-SPECIFIC SETTINGS
You can customize your Intuos4 tools for use with a particular application. For example, you may prefer a
firm pen tip pressure setting in one application and a soft pressure setting in another. The APPLICATION list
enables you to add an individual application to the list and then customize your tool settings for that
application.
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When no application-specific settings have been created and a tool is selected from the TOOL list, the
APPLICATION list displays the ALL icon which contains tool settings that apply to all of your applications.
In the example below, no application-specific settings have been added for the GRIP PEN. The ALL icon
is displayed and the GRIP PEN will have the same settings in all applications.
•
When application-specific settings are added to the APPLICATION list, the ALL icon changes to ALL
OTHER, and an application icon is displayed for the newly added application(s).
In the above example, application-specific settings have been added for the GRIP PEN. If you select the
ALL OTHER icon and make changes to the tab settings, your changes will apply to the GRIP PEN in all
applications except those which you have added to the APPLICATION list. If you select an application
icon and make changes to the tab settings, your changes will apply to the GRIP PEN only while you are
using that application.
When you create application-specific settings, you are creating a separate group of settings for the
selected tool and application. See the following sections for more details:
Creating an application-specific setting
Changing application-specific settings
Removing application-specific settings
Tip: To review the ExpressKeys or Touch Ring function settings for the current front-most application, set
an ExpressKey to SHOW SETTINGS and press the key at any time.
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CREATING AN APPLICATION-SPECIFIC SETTING
First choose the tablet and tool for which you want to create an application-specific setting. Then click on
the APPLICATION list’s [ + ] button to display the ADD APPLICATION FOR CUSTOM SETTINGS dialog box.
Choose from one of two methods to select an
application:
• Open the application for which you want to create
custom settings, and then select that application
from the CURRENTLY OPEN APPLICATIONS box.
• BROWSE to select the executable file of any
application installed on your computer.
Your selection is added to the SELECTED APPLICATION box
where the name of the selected application is displayed.
Click OK to complete the process.
Note: If two programs have the same executable file
name, they will share the same customized
settings.
After adding an application, its icon appears in the APPLICATION list whenever the respective tool is selected
in the TOOL list. Select the application and then customize the control panel tab settings for your tool and
the selected application.
Once you have created application-specific settings, applications that have not been customized in this
manner will use the tool settings for ALL OTHER.
Tip: First customize settings for one application. When you feel comfortable with the process, you can
create more application-specific settings.
CHANGING APPLICATION-SPECIFIC SETTINGS
To change tool settings for a specific application, select the tool and the application and then customize
the control panel tab settings.
REMOVING APPLICATION-SPECIFIC SETTINGS
To remove an application-specific setting:
1. In the TOOL list, select the tool from which you want to remove the application-specific setting. Then, in
the APPLICATION list select the application you want to remove.
2. Click on the APPLICATION list’s [ – ] button. In the dialog box that appears, click DELETE to confirm your
selection. The selected application is removed from the list, along with any custom tool settings that
you may have created for it.
Tip: To quickly remove all application-specific settings from a tool, remove the tool from the TOOL list.
Then place the tool back on the tablet. The tool will be added back to the TOOL list using the default
settings.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
Most of the time your tablet will work flawlessly. But if you are having trouble, Wacom recommends you do
the following:
1. If the Wacom tablet driver failed to load properly, first perform the recommended action in any error
message that may appear on your screen. If that does not solve the problem, review the
troubleshooting procedures in this chapter.
2. Look in the troubleshooting tables. Your problem may be described there and you can try the solution
offered.
3. Open the Wacom tablet Read Me file for any information updates.
4. Test your tablet and input tools. See testing your tablet and testing your tools.
5. If you are having a compatibility conflict between Intuos4 and a new hardware or software
product, see obtaining driver downloads for information on downloading an updated software driver.
Wacom periodically updates the software driver to maintain compatibility with new products.
6. Check the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) on the Wacom web site for your region.
7. If you have tried the suggestions in this manual and still cannot resolve the problem, then contact
Wacom for Technical Support. See technical support options and the Read Me file for information on
where to obtain support for your region.
Testing your tablet
Testing your tools
Troubleshooting tables
Technical support options
Obtaining driver downloads
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TESTING YOUR TABLET
Turn on your computer and wait until the system has fully loaded. Ensure that your computer has a
working Bluetooth connection, either through built-in Bluetooth support or a USB-to-Bluetooth adapter
(dongle).
1. Check the tablet connection in USB mode. A tablet status LED will light whenever the tablet is properly
connected via the USB cable and your computer has registered it as a USB device. If an LED does not
glow, then:
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Verify that the tablet power switch is in the on position.
•
Make sure the USB cable is securely connected to the tablet and to an active USB port on your
computer. Intuos4 requires that you connect to a primary USB port (located directly on your
computer) or to a powered USB hub.
•
If you are connecting the tablet to a powered USB hub, be sure the USB hub is properly connected
to your computer and is active.
•
Connect the tablet to a different powered USB port or try connecting to the powered USB port on
another computer.
•
If a status LED does not illuminate after your computer is on and has finished booting up, your USB
port may be disabled. Verify that you have connected the tablet to an active USB port.
•
For best results when troubleshooting no power to the tablet (a status LED does not light), plug the
tablet directly into the system USB port located on your computer. Temporarily eliminate any
external hubs in use until you determine that the system recognizes the tablet and that it is
functional. When the tablet is working properly, it is usually okay to then move the tablet to a
powered USB hub.
2. Check the tablet connection in wireless mode. A tablet status LED will light whenever the tablet is
properly connected and your computer has registered it as a Bluetooth enabled device. If an LED does
not glow, then:
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Verify that the tablet power switch is in the on position.
•
Check the battery power. If the battery status light glows green the battery is charged, if it glows
red the battery charge is low. If your battery charge is low, plug in the USB cable. With the USB
cable properly connected, the battery status light will glow yellow when charging, and a steady
green when fully charged.
•
If the tablet wireless connection light glows a steady blue, your Bluetooth connection is working.
Otherwise, it is not. Open the Bluetooth control panel and make sure the tablet was not
disconnected. If not disconnected, see step 3, following.
•
Switch the tablet power off, then back on.
•
Reset the tablet by disconnecting both the battery and the USB cable (if in use) for at least 10
seconds. Then reconnect the tablet battery and try again.
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3. If necessary, troubleshoot the Bluetooth connection as follows:
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Move the tablet closer to the antenna. Make sure there are no metal or other high density
obstructions in the line of sight between the tablet and Bluetooth antenna.
•
If you are using a computer with a built-in Bluetooth module, ensure it is enabled and working.
If using a USB-to-Bluetooth adapter (dongle), be sure it is plugged into an active USB port on your
computer and working.
•
Verify your Bluetooth support is working properly. Test the functionality with a different Bluetooth
enabled device or check the documentation that came with your Bluetooth support to be sure it is
working correctly.
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Be sure that your Bluetooth configuration supports Bluetooth and the HID profile.
•
Make another attempt to pair the tablet to your system. See establishing a Bluetooth connection.
4. Check the Grip Pen.
•
Move your pen across the tablet active area; the screen cursor should move in the corresponding
direction on your monitor or display screen.
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Press the pen tip against the surface of the tablet. A status LED should brighten.
•
Next, without applying pressure to the pen tip, hold the pen tip within approximately 10 mm
(0.39 inch) of the tablet surface and press the side switch. The LED should again brighten.
•
Turn the pen over and press the eraser against the surface of the tablet; the LED should brighten.
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See testing your tools for detailed information.
5. Check the Touch Ring. See testing your tools.
6. Check the ExpressKeys. See testing your tools.
7. Check any other tool(s), such as the optional Intuos4 Mouse. See testing your tools.
8. If these tests fail, you may have a defective input tool or tablet. See technical support options.
9. After testing, use the Wacom Tablet control panel to reconfigure your tablet and tools for any custom
settings you may originally have been using.
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TESTING YOUR TOOLS
If an input tool does not work as you expect, first open the Wacom Tablet control panel and check the
assigned functions or reset the tool to its default condition.
To quickly return a tool to the default settings, remove it from the TOOL list by clicking on the control panel
list’s [ – ] button. After the tool has been removed, place it back onto the tablet. The tool will be added
back to the TOOL list with its default settings.
To test your input tools:
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In the Wacom Tablet control panel, click on the ABOUT button. In the dialog box that appears, click on
the DIAGNOSE... button. The DIAGNOSTICS dialog box displays to show dynamic information about the
tablet hardware and pointing devices, including the battery status of the currently selected tablet.
•
If you have more than one tablet connected to your system, in the TABLET INFO column select the tablet
for which you are testing your tool.
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Use the information presented in the DIAGNOSTICS dialog box when testing your tablet and tools.
Note: When testing your tool buttons, if a button is set to RADIAL MENU or OPEN/RUN..., that function will
occur when the button is pressed. In this case you may want to change that button function before
testing.
Testing a pen
Testing the Touch Ring
Testing the ExpressKeys
Testing the optional mouse
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TESTING A PEN
1. While observing the POINTING DEVICE INFO column, bring your Intuos4 tool within 10 mm (0.39 inch) of
the tablet active area. A value for PROXIMITY, the DEVICE NAME, DEVICE TYPE, and a DEVICE S/N (serial
number) should be displayed. If you have more than one tablet connected to your system, be sure you
have selected the TABLET for which you are testing your tools from the TABLET INFO column.
2. Move your tool along the tablet surface. The X and Y DATA values should change to reflect the tool
position.
3. Test your Intuos4 pen switches. A tablet status LED should brighten each time you click with the tool
tip, press the side switch, or press the tool’s eraser to the tablet.
•
Click on the tablet surface with the tool tip – the SWITCHES state and PRESSURE value should change.
(PRESSURE should change from approximately 0% with no pressure applied to approximately 100%
when full pressure is applied.)
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Press the side switch without pressing the tip to the tablet – the SWITCHES state should change.
(For the Intuos4 pen, do this for both positions of the side switch.)
Pen
Tip = 1
Side switch (lower position) = 2
Side switch (upper position) = 3
Eraser = 1
Airbrush
Tip = 1
Side Switch = 2
Eraser = 1
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Press the tool’s eraser to the tablet – the SWITCHES state and PRESSURE value should change.
(Pressure should change from approximately 0% with no pressure applied to approximately 100%
when full pressure is applied.)
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For the Airbrush, move the fingerwheel forward – the WHEEL value should decrease to a value of
approximately 0 when the fingerwheel is all the way forward. Move the fingerwheel backward – the
WHEEL value should increase to approximately 1000 when the fingerwheel is all the way back.
4. Test tilt for the x-axis by moving the pen from a vertical position toward the right; the X TILT value should
change from approximately 0 to +60. Now move the tool to the left of vertical; the X TILT value should
change from approximately 0 to -60.
5. Test tilt for the y-axis by moving the pen from a vertical position toward the bottom of the tablet; the Y
TILT value should change from approximately 0 to +60. Now move the tool toward the top of the tablet;
the Y TILT value should change from approximately 0 to -60.
6. If you are testing an Art Pen, test pen rotation by holding the pen vertically and twisting it around its
axis. The displayed ROTATION value should change.
7. When you are done, click on the CLOSE button to exit the dialog box.
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TESTING THE TOUCH RING
1. With the DIAGNOSTICS dialog box open, observe the TABLET INFO column as you test the tablet Touch
Ring. If you have more than one tablet connected to your system, be sure you have selected the tablet
you are testing from the TABLET INFO column.
2. Slide your finger around the entire circumference of the Touch Ring. As you touch and move your finger
along the Touch Ring, a LEFT TOUCH number will indicate your current finger position on the Touch Ring.
3. Press the Touch Ring toggle button to toggle between the four customizable states. As you cycle
between settings, a corresponding LED should illuminate. Within the DIAGNOSTICS dialog box, the
button state is also shown as LEFT BUTTONS.
If any of the functions are set to SKIP, the corresponding LED will be skipped in the toggle sequence.
4. When you are done, click on the CLOSE button to exit the dialog box.
Important: Remember that some applications can override and control the Touch Ring functions.
Consider closing any open applications except the Wacom Tablet control panel when testing the Touch
Ring. For details, see using applications integrated for tablet control.
TESTING THE EXPRESSKEYS
1. With the DIAGNOSTICS dialog box open, observe the TABLET INFO column as you test each ExpressKey.
If more than one tablet is connected to your system, be sure you have selected the tablet you are
testing from the TABLET INFO column.
2. Test the keys on your tablet by clicking them one at a time. Each time you press a key, its number will
be displayed next to the LEFT KEYS category.
3. On the tablet itself, verify also that a tablet ExpressKeys icon is visible for each corresponding
ExpressKey.
4. When you are done, click on the CLOSE button to exit the dialog box.
Important: Remember that some applications can override and control the ExpressKey functions.
Consider closing any open applications except the Wacom Tablet control panel when testing the
ExpressKeys. For details, see using applications integrated for tablet control.
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TESTING THE OPTIONAL MOUSE
1. With the DIAGNOSTICS dialog box open, place the Intuos4 Mouse on the tablet’s active area and test by
clicking each mouse button. A tablet status LED should brighten, and the SWITCHES state should
change for each button you click.
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2. When the DIAGNOSTICS dialog box is first opened the WHEEL status should be 0. Move the fingerwheel
backward. The WHEEL status should change from 0 to +1.
3. Move the fingerwheel forward. The WHEEL status should change to -1.
4. When you are done, click on the CLOSE button to exit the dialog box.
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TROUBLESHOOTING TABLES
If you encounter problems with your Intuos4 tools or tablet, refer to the following tables. Your problem may
be described here, and you can try the solution offered. Be sure to check the Read Me file for the latest
information updates.
For additional information, visit Wacom’s web site at http://www.wacom.com/productsupport.
Connection problems
General problems
Windows-specific problems
Mac-specific problems
CONNECTION PROBLEMS
The computer does not have
built-in Bluetooth support.
After moving the power switch
to the on position, the wireless
connection light glows
steadily for 2 to 5 seconds and
then turns off.
After moving the power switch
to the on position, the wireless
connection light flashes blue.
You will need to install a USB-to-Bluetooth adapter (dongle) in order to
add wireless connectivity to your computer. The adapter should
support Bluetooth with Human Interface Device (HID) profile.
If the tablet was previously working on your computer but works no
longer, check the configuration of your Bluetooth connection:
•
If you are using a computer with a built-in Bluetooth module, ensure
that it is enabled and working. If you are using a USB-to-Bluetooth
adapter (dongle), make sure it is plugged in and working.
•
Test your computer’s Bluetooth support with another Bluetooth
enabled device, such as a mouse or keyboard.
•
Open the Bluetooth control panel and make sure the tablet was not
disconnected.
•
Move the tablet closer to the antenna and make sure there are no
metal or other high density obstructions in the line of sight between
the tablet and Bluetooth antenna.
Repeat the process of establishing a Bluetooth connection with your
computer.
The tablet has not been paired to a computer, or the connection has
been broken either by pressing the tablet’s pairing button or by deleting
the pairing from the Bluetooth control panel.
Pair the tablet to your computer as described in establishing a
Bluetooth connection.
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The battery status light does
not come on after moving the
power switch to the on
position.
When pairing the tablet, the
tablet does not appear in the
list of available devices to pair.
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Try again. If the light does not come on after repeated attempts, your
battery charge may be too low.
Connect the USB cable directly to a powered USB port on your
computer or powered USB hub. If the battery status light does not
glow when the power switch is in the on position the battery may be
defective.
• The tablet should appear in the pairing list with a mouse icon
named WACOM TABLET.
•
If the wireless connection light is not flashing, press the pairing
button on the side of the tablet to make the tablet discoverable.
The tablet will be in discoverable mode for 3 minutes and the
wireless connection light will flash blue.
•
Verify that your Bluetooth configuration supports Bluetooth with
Human Interface Device (HID) profile.
•
A pairing unsuccessful
message is displayed when
attempting to link the tablet to
the computer.
Pairing was successful, but
the wireless tablet does not
seem to work correctly.
The tablet works fine when the
USB cable is connected to a
primary USB port (located
directly on your computer) or
to a powered USB hub, but
switches off as soon as the
cable is disconnected.
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Make sure the tablet is not too far away from the antenna, and that
there are no metal obstructions between the Bluetooth antenna and
the tablet.
Check for possible interference from other wireless devices, such as
from a cordless telephone or microwave oven. If you suspect
interference, turn off the interfering device or move it farther away from
your computer.
Try again linking the wireless tablet to the computer.
Be sure that you have correctly installed the Wacom tablet driver
software.
See also optimizing the Bluetooth connection.
• Open the battery compartment and verify that the battery is
properly installed.
•
Check the battery appearance to ensure there is no leakage or
other indication of damage.
•
Charge the battery overnight and try again. If the problem
persists, the battery may be completely discharged or damaged
and can no longer hold a charge. You will have to purchase a
replacement battery from Wacom. See ordering parts and
accessories.
•
Confirm the tablet is paired to your system.
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After switching on the tablet,
the battery status light
remains on but the screen
cursor cannot be moved with
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•
Review Using the Grip Pen to be sure you are using the tool
correctly.
•
Switch the tablet power off, then back on.
•
If your battery charge is low, plug in the USB cable to a primary
USB port (located directly on your computer) or to a powered USB
hub.
•
Reset the tablet by disconnecting both the battery and the USB
cable for at least 10 seconds. Then reconnect the tablet battery
and try again.
GENERAL PROBLEMS
The battery status light does
not illuminate when the USB
cable is plugged in.
Check that the cable is properly plugged into the tablet, and that it is
plugged directly into a powered USB port on your computer or a
powered USB hub.
Try connecting the tablet to a different powered USB port.
While using the tablet, the
tablet battery status light
flashes red.
You want to connect the tablet
using the provided USB data
cable but the computer does
not have an available USB
port.
The tablet status LEDs are off.
An LED does not illuminate
when using the pen, mouse, or
Touch Ring toggle button.
After plugging in the tablet
with a USB connection, a
message appears indicating
that the USB device needs
more power than is available.
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The battery may need replacement.
The battery is nearly empty. Plug in the USB cable to continue
working, or power down the tablet.
Check if there is an available USB port on a powered USB hub. If not
available you will need to add a powered USB hub or USB card.
Be sure the tablet is turned on.
If your connection is wireless, verify that the battery status light is on
and that the Bluetooth wireless connection is active.
If your tablet is connected using the provided USB data cable, verify
that the USB cable is properly connected to the tablet and to an active
USB port. Be sure the tablet USB cable is plugged into a primary USB
port (directly into your computer) or into a powered USB hub.
If connecting to a powered USB hub device, make sure the hub is
connected to an active USB port and that the hub is active. Try also
connecting to another USB port or using another USB cable.
Make sure the tablet is plugged into a primary USB port on your
computer or into a powered USB hub attached to your computer.
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The tablet charging process
seems to stop whenever the
computer enters sleep mode.
When using the pen to operate
the Touch Ring, the Touch
Ring does not work well.
The pen works only in MOUSE
MODE, and does not draw or
ink with pressure sensitivity.
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As required, adjust your system power or energy saver settings so that
the computer does not enter sleep mode while the tablet is charging.
The Touch Ring is designed to be used with your finger, and does not
work with the pen tip.
The tablet driver software was not installed or did not load properly.
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Make sure the tablet driver software is installed and functioning.
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The pen does not draw or ink
with pressure sensitivity.
Clicking is difficult.
Double-clicking is difficult.
Insert the Intuos installation CD into your computer and install the
driver software for the tablet.
Some applications require that you turn on the pressure capabilities
within the application or the selected tool before the pen will respond
as a pressure-sensitive tool.
Some applications do not support pressure. If you are unsure whether
pressure is supported, see the documentation that came with your
application(s).
Try using a lighter TIP FEEL. See adjusting tip feel and double-click.
• Use the side switch to double-click. Review the technique in
clicking.
•
Be sure you are quickly tapping the tablet twice in the same place
on the tablet’s active area.
•
Try increasing the TIP DOUBLE CLICK DISTANCE. See adjusting tip feel
and double-click.
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Try using a lighter TIP FEEL. See adjusting tip feel and double-click.
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Set an ExpressKey to DOUBLE CLICK and use it to issue doubleclicks.
Windows: Try setting your system to launch programs with a single
click. See clicking.
Open the Wacom Tablet control panel and go to the PEN tab. Move the
TIP FEEL slider toward FIRM, or select DETAILS... and increase the CLICK
THRESHOLD setting. If this does not help, see testing your tools.
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The pen selects everything,
will not stop selecting.
The eraser selects everything
or will not stop erasing.
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The pen nib may be worn. See replacing the pen tip.
Open the Wacom Tablet control panel and go to the ERASER tab.
Move the ERASER FEEL slider toward FIRM, or select DETAILS... and
increase the CLICK THRESHOLD setting. If this does not help, see testing
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You notice a screen delay at
the beginning of pen or inking
strokes.
You have to press hard with
the pen when clicking,
drawing, or writing.
The pen tip does not function.
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Open the Wacom Tablet control panel and go to the PEN tab.
Try decreasing the TIP DOUBLE CLICK DISTANCE (see adjusting tip feel
and double-click). If that does not work, try dragging the TIP DOUBLE
CLICK DISTANCE slider to the OFF position in order to turn off doubleclick assist.
Try turning off the operating system inking features.
Open the Wacom Tablet control panel and go to the PEN tab. Move the
TIP FEEL slider toward SOFT, or select DETAILS... and decrease the
SENSITIVITY and CLICK THRESHOLD settings.
Be sure you are using the pen that originally came with Intuos4.
Other pens may not function properly on the tablet.
Check the control panel’s PEN tab and verify that a CLICK function is
assigned to the tip.
Try the pen eraser to see if that portion of the pen is functional.
Changing the function settings
of an input tool has no effect.
The pen side switch does not
work.
A tablet status LED should brighten when the tip or eraser is pressed.
If not, you may have defective hardware. See testing your tools.
Make sure you are changing the settings for the tool and application
that you are using. See working with multiple tools and applicationspecific settings.
Be sure you are using the pen that originally came with Intuos4 or an
Intuos4 accessory pen. Other pens may not function properly on the
tablet.
Be sure to press the side switch when the pen tip is within 10 mm
(0.39 inch) of the tablet’s active area. Do this without pressing down on
the pen tip.
In the Wacom Tablet control panel, verify that the side switch is set to
the function you are expecting to occur for the application and tool you
are using.
Check also the SIDE SWITCH MODE. If CLICK & TAP is selected, you will
need to first press the side switch while touching the pen tip to the
tablet surface in order to perform a click function. See customizing tool
buttons.
A tablet status LED should brighten when you press the side switch.
If not, you may have defective hardware. See testing your tools.
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The screen cursor “jumps”
back.
Cannot move the cursor
(pointer) where you want to on
the screen, or the line you are
drawing does not line up with
the location of the cursor in
paint applications.
The computer does not go to
sleep.
When using the tablet the
screen cursor is very erratic or
“jumps” around.
When using the tablet, the
screen cursor or pen strokes
seem to lag or skip in some
applications.
When using Intuos4 on a
multiple monitor system, you
cannot use the pen tip to
control the other monitor(s).
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Do not place an Intuos4 tool on the tablet when it is not in use, or when
you are using another pointing device. Leaving your tool on the tablet
may interfere with screen cursor positioning when using other input
devices.
Open the Wacom Tablet control panel and go to the MAPPING tab.
Verify that PEN MODE is selected and that the SCREEN AREA is set to
FULL for the selected tool and application. If this does not help, click on
the DEFAULT button to reestablish tablet to screen mapping. If you are
still having difficulty, remove the tablet preferences.
Confirm whether the pen does (or does not) function. See testing your
tools.
When you are not using your Intuos4 input tool(s), remove them from
the tablet surface or the tablet will continue to send data, keeping the
computer awake.
On rare occasions the tablet may receive interfering radio frequencies
from a computer monitor or nearby AM radio station. If you notice
interference from a monitor, try moving the tablet at least 6 inches away
from the monitor, or change the monitor refresh rate or monitor
resolution.
If the screen cursor lags or “jumps”, try optimizing the Bluetooth
connection.
See optimizing the Bluetooth connection for tips on improving the
Bluetooth connection.
Determine if an ExpressKey has been set to DISPLAY TOGGLE and if it
may have been activated accidentally. See working with Display
Toggle.
Verify that the SCREEN AREA in the MAPPING tab is set to FULL.
You can also use your pen to control the other monitors in MOUSE
MODE. To use MOUSE MODE, first set a pen button to MODE TOGGLE....
Then use the button to toggle between PEN MODE and MOUSE MODE.
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When working in some
applications, the ExpressKeys
or Touch Ring perform a
different function than what is
set in the Wacom Tablet
control panel.
The tablet is set to
EXPRESSKEYS RIGHT (or
EXPRESSKEYS LEFT), but at the
log-in screen the tablet seems
to work upside down.
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Some applications can override and control the ExpressKey and Touch
Ring functions.
•
When an ExpressKey is overridden by an application, the
ExpressKeys display will automatically update to show either the
new function name or “Application Defined”.
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See using applications integrated for tablet control.
If you use application-specific settings, be sure you have updated the
settings for the correct application.
Begin by uninstalling the software for the existing tablet driver.
Restart your computer. Then reinstall the tablet driver from the Intuos
installation CD and change the default orientation of the tablet.
See configuring the tablet orientation for details.
WINDOWS-SPECIFIC PROBLEMS
You suspect the tablet
preferences may be
corrupted, or want to make
certain that all settings are at
their factory defaults.
Use the Wacom Tablet Preference File Utility to work with your
preferences. Close any open applications. Click the START icon and
select ALL PROGRAMS. Then select WACOM TABLET and WACOM TABLET
PREFERENCE FILE UTILITY.
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It is a good idea to first back up your tablet preferences. In the
TABLET PREFERENCE FILE UTILITY dialog box, click BACKUP... and
follow the prompts.
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Then, delete the tablet preferences as follows:
Single user. In the TABLET PREFERENCE FILE UTILITY dialog box, click
the REMOVE button under MY PREFERENCES to delete the
preferences for the current user.
Multiple users. Click the REMOVE button under ALL USER
PREFERENCES to delete preferences for multiple users. Note that
administrator rights are required to delete preferences for all users.
Relaunch any currently open tablet-aware applications that you
may be running.
After changing right- and lefthanded settings in the
computer’s mouse control
panel, the pen tip no longer
functions properly and the
Intuos4 Mouse tool button
functions are reversed.
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You can quickly restore tablet preferences that have been backed up
by clicking RESTORE... under MY PREFERENCES.
Restart Windows for your Wacom tool settings to be correctly
recognized.
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MAC-SPECIFIC PROBLEMS
At startup, a dialog box
appears telling you that either
the driver failed to load or the
tablet preferences have not
yet been created.
The tablet was not detected at startup.
If you are using a wireless connection, make sure the Bluetooth
wireless connection to your tablet is active. Check also that the tablet
wireless connection light and a tablet status LED are illuminated. From
the GO menu, select the UTILITIES folder and launch the SYSTEM
PROFILER. Select BLUETOOTH from the HARDWARE section of the
CONTENTS list. A Wacom Bluetooth tablet model should be listed. If a
tablet model is not listed, check the Bluetooth wireless connection.
If you have connected the tablet with the provided USB data cable,
make sure the USB interface cable is securely connected to the tablet
and to an active USB port on your computer. Check also that a tablet
status LED is illuminated. If your tablet is plugged into a powered USB
hub, make sure the hub is connected and active. From the GO menu,
select the UTILITIES folder and launch the SYSTEM PROFILER. Select USB
from the HARDWARE section of the CONTENTS list. A Wacom USB tablet
model should be listed. If a tablet model is not listed, check the USB
cable connection or try plugging the tablet into a different USB port.
If you are still having difficulties, uninstall then reinstall the tablet driver
software.
Cannot switch off Intuos4 after
closing the lid on an Apple
laptop computer.
If this does not help, contact Wacom for Technical Support.
See technical support options.
Switch off the tablet before closing the lid on your Apple laptop.
Do not worry. The tablet will automatically switch off 5 minutes after
you close the lid on your Apple laptop.
Alternatively, if you prevent Bluetooth enabled devices from waking
your computer, the tablet will immediately switch off when your
computer goes to sleep or when you close the lid of your Apple laptop.
To prevent Bluetooth enabled devices from waking your computer:
1. From the Apple menu, choose SYSTEM PREFERENCES....
2. Click on the BLUETOOTH icon located in the HARDWARE section of the
System Preferences pane.
3. In the BLUETOOTH control panel, click on the ADVANCED... button.
4. Make sure that the ALLOW BLUETOOTH DEVICES TO WAKE THIS
COMPUTER option is unchecked.
Exit the Bluetooth control panel and quit System Preferences.
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preferences may be
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Use the Wacom Tablet Utility to work with your preferences. Close any
open applications. Open the main APPLICATIONS folder. Then open the
WACOM TABLET folder and run the WACOM TABLET UTILITY.
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It is a good idea to first back up your tablet preferences. In the
WACOM TABLET UTILITY dialog box, select CURRENT USER or ALL
USERS. Then click BACKUP... and follow the prompts.
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Then, delete the tablet preferences as follows:
Single user. When the utility starts, select CURRENT USER and click
on the REMOVE button. Log out, then log back in. When the tablet
driver loads it will create a new preferences file with the factory
defaults.
Multiple users. When the utility starts, select ALL USERS and click
on the REMOVE button. Log out, then log back in. When the tablet
driver loads it will create new preferences files with the factory
defaults.
You can quickly restore tablet preferences that have been backed up
for the CURRENT USER or ALL USERS by clicking on the RESTORE... button
within the utility.
Ink does not work correctly
with Intuos4.
Note: Do not manually remove the WACOM TABLET.PREFPANE file from
the main LIBRARY PREFERENCEPANES folder. This file is only to be
removed when uninstalling the tablet software driver, and then
only when using the WACOM TABLET UTILITY.
There may be a problem with the Ink preferences. Remove the
damaged preference files as follows. They will be re-created when you
enable handwriting recognition.
1. Open the SYSTEM PREFERENCES pane, choose SHOW ALL and select
INK. Then turn off handwriting recognition.
2. From the GO menu, choose your HOME. Open the LIBRARY and
PREFERENCES folders. Remove the following preferences:
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COM.APPLE.INK.FRAMEWORK.PLIST
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COM.APPLE.INK.INKPAD.PLIST
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COM.APPLE.INK.INKPAD.SKETCH
3. Go back to SYSTEM PREFERENCES and INK, and then enable
handwriting recognition.
4. Test the Ink function using your Wacom tablet and pen.
5. If this procedure does not resolve your problem with Ink, contact
Apple Support for further assistance. Wacom is not the software
manufacturer for Ink and we are limited in our abilities to support a
third-party software application.
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TECHNICAL SUPPORT OPTIONS
If you have a problem with your Wacom tablet, first check the tablet installation guide to be sure the unit is
installed correctly. Then review the troubleshooting procedures.
If you cannot find the answer in this manual, you may find updated information about your problem in the
appropriate Read Me file for your platform (located on the Intuos installation CD). You can also check the
product FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) on the Wacom web site for your region.
If you have an Internet connection you can download the latest software drivers from the Wacom web site
for your region. See obtaining driver downloads.
If you cannot solve the problem and you think your Wacom tablet is not working properly, contact the
Wacom support staff for the area where your product was purchased. See the Wacom tablet Read Me file,
located on the Intuos installation CD, for contact information.
When you call, you should be at your computer with the following information available:
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This manual.
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Tablet serial and model number. (Look on the bottom of the tablet.)
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Driver version number. (See the Intuos installation CD or click on the Wacom Tablet control panel
ABOUT button.)
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The make and model of your computer, and operating system version number.
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A list of peripheral devices attached to your computer.
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The software application and version you were using when the problem occurred.
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The exact wording of any error message that appeared on your screen.
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What happened and what you were doing when the problem occurred.
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How you tried to solve the problem.
You can also contact the Wacom Customer Care Center using our Email Inquiry form at:
http://www.wacom.com/productsupport/email.cfm
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OBTAINING DRIVER DOWNLOADS
Wacom periodically updates the tablet software driver to maintain compatibility with new products. If you
are having a compatibility problem between Intuos4 and a new hardware or software product, it may be
helpful to download a new Wacom tablet software driver (when available) from the Internet.
USA, Canada, Central and South America
Worldwide Web:
http://www.wacom.com/productsupport
Software updates.
Europe, Middle East and Africa
Worldwide Web:
http://www.wacom.eu/downloads
Software updates.
http://tablet.wacom.co.jp/download
Software updates. (Japanese)
http://www.wacom-asia.com
Software updates. (English)
http://www.wacom.com.cn
Software updates.
(Simplified Chinese)
http://www.wacomkorea.com
Software updates. (Korean)
http://www.wacom.com.tw
Software updates.
(Traditional Chinese)
Japan
Worldwide Web:
Asia Pacific (English)
Worldwide Web:
China
Worldwide Web:
Korea
Worldwide Web:
Taiwan
Worldwide Web:
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APPENDIX
This section contains a variety of information: tips on caring for your tablet and tools, instructions on how to
uninstall the tablet software, your license and warranty, and more.
Tablet installation
Battery life information
Replacing the tablet battery
Caring for your tablet and tools
Replacing the pen tip
Uninstalling the software
Managing your tablet preferences
Changing the tablet mode options
Installing multiple tablets
Advanced options
Optimizing the ExpressKeys display
Using applications integrated for tablet control
Using the optional Intuos4 Mouse
Using the optional Airbrush and Art Pen
Pen and digital ink capabilities in Windows
About the Windows Tablet PC Input Panel
Product specifications
Product information
Ordering parts and accessories
Available parts and accessories
Radio and television interference
Precautions
License and Warranties (Worldwide, Except for Europe, Africa and Middle East)
Licence warranty conditions (Europe, Africa and Middle East)
TABLET INSTALLATION
For detailed instructions, please review the Quick Start Guide that came with your tablet. See also
establishing a Bluetooth connection.
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BATTERY LIFE INFORMATION
All batteries age over time and gradually lose their ability to hold a charge. The typical life span of a Li-Ion
battery is two to three years, whether it is used or not.
You will need to purchase a new tablet battery when it is no longer capable of holding an adequate charge.
For information on ordering a replacement battery, see ordering parts and accessories. Batteries can also
be purchased at various retail outlets.
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The life and performance of Li-Ion batteries is not improved by cycling (discharging and recharging) the
batteries.
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Cool storage and keeping the battery in a partially (not fully) charged state when not in use can slow the
aging process.
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Always charge your tablet battery whenever the low battery warning appears on your display screen, or
at the latest when the tablet battery status light begins to flash red. To reduce the power consumption
of an empty battery, the tablet will enter an auto shut-down state whenever the battery level is very low.
In this state the tablet will continue to draw a small amount of power. The power switch must be turned
off and the battery must be recharged.
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The tablet will draw current from the battery whenever the power switch is in the on position. A small
current is drawn even in auto sleep and tablet auto shut-down modes, and will slowly discharge the
battery. It is a good idea to charge the battery and move the tablet power switch to the off position
before leaving the tablet unused for a number of days.
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If the battery charge is low and the battery remains in the tablet for a long period of time (a week or
longer) with the power switch in the on position, the small trickle of current used by the tablet is likely to
discharge the battery so far that an internal protection circuit within the battery is activated. If this
occurs you will no longer be able to charge the battery. To preserve your battery, be sure to move the
tablet power switch to the off position before leaving the tablet unused for a week or longer.
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For extended storage (a month or longer), Wacom recommends that the battery be at least half full
before you move the power switch to the off position. You do not need to remove the battery because
the power switch disconnects the battery from the tablet circuit when in the off position.
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An internal protection circuit within the battery prevents any charging once the voltage has fallen below
a minimum safety level. Once a Li-Ion battery has been over-discharged it cannot be recharged.
Warning: See the safety precautions for Lithium-Ion batteries.
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REPLACING THE TABLET BATTERY
If your tablet battery has exceeded its life span and can no longer be charged or no longer holds a charge,
it will need to be replaced. Be sure to use only the rechargeable Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery designed for
your tablet. For information on ordering a replacement battery, see ordering parts and accessories.
Batteries can also be purchased at various retail outlets.
Important: Only use a Wacom battery specified for your tablet.
To replace the tablet battery:
1. Turn the wireless tablet upside down and open the battery cover. Use your fingernail to press inward on
the latch bar and flip the cover outward to open.
2. Carefully remove the old tablet battery.
3. Align the battery terminals of the new battery with the spring-loaded tablet contacts, and press the
battery into the compartment as shown. To avoid damaging your tablet, first insert the terminal end of
the battery.
4. Close the battery cover.
Important: When replacing the tablet battery,
be careful not to drop it on hard surfaces.
The battery can be damaged internally when
dropped, and should be replaced even if
there is no obvious damage. This will help
prevent any future damage that could occur
to the tablet if the battery has been dropped,
is installed in the tablet, and then later
develops a short or leak while in the tablet.
Warning: See the safety precautions for
Lithium-Ion batteries.
Many communities offer voluntary or mandatory recycling programs for batteries. Properly recycle the old
battery by following all applicable laws, and in accordance with the safety precautions for Lithium-Ion
batteries. Keep batteries out of the reach of children, and promptly recycle old batteries.
CARING FOR YOUR TABLET AND TOOLS
Keep your Intuos4 tools and tablet surface clean. Dust and dirt particles can stick to your tools and cause
excessive wear to the tablet surface. Regular cleaning with a soft, damp cloth will help to prolong the life of
your tablet surface and tools; you can also dampen the cloth using a very mild soap diluted with water.
Do not use volatile liquids, such as paint thinner or benzene, because they may damage the plastic case.
Keep your tablet and tools in a clean, dry place and avoid extremes in temperature. Room temperature is
best. Also, your tools and tablet are not made to come apart. Twisting the pen case can break the pen.
Taking apart the product will void your warranty.
Important: Take care to never spill liquids onto the tablet or input tools. Be especially careful of getting the
tablet or tool buttons (including the pen tip and eraser) wet – they contain sensitive electronic parts that will
fail if liquids enter them.
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REPLACING THE PEN TIP
The pen tip (nib) will wear with normal use. Excessive pressure will cause it to wear sooner. Replace the
nib when it gets too short (less than 1 mm (0.04 inch)) or develops a flat point.
1. Unscrew the pen stand base to access the nib extraction tool and replacement nibs.
Nib extractor
Replacement nibs
• 5 standard nibs, black
• 1 flex nib, white and black
• 1 stroke nib, white
• 3 hard felt nibs, gray
2. Clasp the old nib with the nib extraction tool, pair of tweezers, needle-nosed pliers, or similar
instrument and pull it straight out of the pen.
3. Slide the end of the new nib straight into the barrel of the pen. Firmly push the nib until it stops.
Pen nib
1 mm (0.04 inch) or less.
Note: Stroke nibs are spring-loaded, providing additional tactile feedback when you are working with the
Intuos4 pen or Airbrush. They are installed in the same manner as a standard pen nib.
Warning: Choking hazard. Prevent children from swallowing the pen nib or side switch. The pen nib
or side switch may accidentally be pulled out if children are biting on them.
To order replacement parts, see available parts and accessories.
Important: When the pen is not in use, place it in the pen stand or lay it flat on your desk. When the
optional Airbrush is not in use, lay it flat on your desk. Leaving the pen on the tablet can prevent the tablet
from switching off and cause the battery to discharge.
To maintain the sensitivity of your input tools, do not store them in a container where they will rest on their
tip or eraser.
If you find it inconvenient to use the desktop pen stand, you can also attach the pen holder to the tablet
and place the pen in the holder loop for safe-keeping.
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UNINSTALLING THE SOFTWARE
Follow the appropriate procedure below to remove the Wacom tablet driver software from your system.
Important: When you remove the Wacom tablet software from your system, your Wacom tablet will no
longer operate with full tablet functionality but will continue to function as a mouse device.
Windows 7 and Vista: Click on the Windows START button and choose CONTROL PANEL. In the CONTROL
PANEL window, click on UNINSTALL A PROGRAM. In the dialog box that appears, choose WACOM TABLET.
Click UNINSTALL and follow the prompts to remove the tablet driver. (If prompted, enter your administrator
login name and password.) Be sure to restart your computer after uninstalling the software.
Windows XP or XP x64: Click START. In the start menu, select CONTROL PANEL. Then select ADD OR REMOVE
PROGRAMS. In the ADD OR REMOVE PROGRAMS window, choose WACOM TABLET and click on the REMOVE
button. Follow the prompts to remove the tablet driver. Be sure to restart your computer after uninstalling
the software.
Macintosh: From the GO menu, choose APPLICATIONS and open the WACOM TABLET folder.
Double-click on the WACOM TABLET UTILITY icon and select the TABLET SOFTWARE: REMOVE button.
Enter your administrator login name and password. After the removal is completed, click OK. Be sure to
restart your computer after uninstalling the software.
Note: To fully remove the Intuos4 Wireless tablet from your computer, you will need to delete the paired
connection from the Bluetooth devices control panel for your operating system.
MANAGING YOUR TABLET PREFERENCES
Use the Wacom tablet preferences utility to manage your tablet preferences for a single or multiple users.
For Windows, first close any open applications. Then open the utility by clicking the START icon and
selecting ALL PROGRAMS. Select WACOM TABLET and WACOM TABLET PREFERENCE FILE UTILITY.
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To remove preferences for the current user, click on the REMOVE button under MY PREFERENCES.
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To delete preferences for multiple users, click on the REMOVE button under ALL USER PREFERENCES.
Administrator rights are required to delete preferences for all users. Relaunch any currently open
tablet-aware applications that you may be running.
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To back up your preferences, click on the BACKUP... button under MY PREFERENCES.
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To restore preferences that you had previously backed up, click on the RESTORE... button under MY
PREFERENCES.
Be sure to carefully follow any prompts that may appear.
For Macintosh, open the main APPLICATIONS folder. Then open the WACOM TABLET folder and run the
WACOM TABLET UTILITY.
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To remove preferences, select CURRENT USER or ALL USERS. Then click on the REMOVE button.
Log out, then log back in. When the tablet driver loads it will create a new preferences file with the
factory defaults.
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To back up your preferences, select CURRENT USER or ALL USERS. Then click on the BACKUP... button.
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To restore preferences that you had previously backed up, select CURRENT USER or ALL USERS.
Then click on the RESTORE... button.
Be sure to carefully follow any prompts that may appear.
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CHANGING THE TABLET MODE OPTIONS
Within the control panel’s TABLET list, double-click on the tablet icon to display the TABLET dialog box.
The TABLET mode settings apply to all tools and applications.
If desired, enter a new name to
be used for the tablet icon.
STANDARD MODE is recommended for graphics
applications, and is the default condition.
Choose RECOGNITION MODE for the maximum data
rate. Required by some handwriting recognition
software. Supported only on Bluetooth
Specification v2.0 or later connections that support
the EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) protocol.
INSTALLING MULTIPLE TABLETS
The TABLET list displays an icon for any supported tablet that has been detected on your system, and allows
you to select the tablet for which your changes will apply.
Select a tablet icon for which to
customize tool and application settings.
• The control panel will not launch
unless a supported tablet is
connected to the computer.
• Settings can only be viewed or
changed for an attached tablet.
To add a new tablet, connect it to your computer. The system will automatically find the tablet and initialize
it. An icon for the tablet will then appear in the control panel.
Important: When installing additional tablets on Windows systems, please note that the eraser function
may not work in some applications when using the additional tablet(s). The eraser function will continue to
work correctly using the first tablet that was added to the control panel.
To remove one of multiple tablets from the driver, in the Wacom Tablet control panel select the tablet to be
removed and click on the [ – ] button next to the TABLET list.
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A tablet cannot be deleted from the control panel list unless it is attached to the computer.
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Note that you will need to restart your computer before you can again add the tablet to the driver.
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ADVANCED OPTIONS
Click on the Wacom Tablet control panel OPTIONS... button to access the advanced OPTIONS dialog box.
SIDE SWITCH MODE changes the
way you use the pen when
making right clicks or other click
functions. Select:
• HOVER CLICK to perform click
functions without touching
the pen tip to the tablet
surface.
Hover click
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CLICK & TAP to enable the
precise placement of click
functions. When selected,
you must first press the side
switch then touch the pen
tip to the tablet surface in
order to perform the click
function.
Click tap
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MOUSE HANDEDNESS options change the button orientation on the Intuos4 Mouse for right- or left-handed use.
Use the EXPRESSKEY DISPLAY BRIGHTNESS options to set the brightness of the Touch Ring status LEDs and
ExpressKeys display on all connected Intuos4 tablets. When the slider is in the left-most position, the Touch
Ring status LED brightness is set to low, and the ExpressKeys display is off. See also optimizing the
ExpressKeys display.
The pen tablet power saving mode will automatically change the brightness of the Touch Ring status LEDs and
ExpressKeys display as follows:
1 minute no user input:
Low brightness
2.5 minutes no user input:
No illumination, ExpressKeys display
Low brightness, Touch Ring status LEDs
Active user input:
Returns brightness to set level
The PRESSURE COMPATIBILITY check box should be checked if you are using graphics applications that only
support a maximum of 1024 levels of pressure (such as Adobe CS3, Corel Painter 9, and other older
applications). If not checked, the pen will feel overly sensitive when using these older applications.
By default the SHOW WIRELESS TABLET BATTERY STATUS check box is set to display the Wacom icon in your system
task bar (Windows) or menu bar (Macintosh). Uncheck this box to remove the icon.
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OPTIMIZING THE EXPRESSKEYS DISPLAY
The pen tablet ExpressKeys display uses Organic Light-Emitting Diodes (OLEDs). Although the display has
been designed to provide reliable performance for many years, you may eventually notice a decrease in
luminosity for pixels that are lit over extended periods of time. To minimize the appearance of different
pixel brightnesses due to this effect, adjust the EXPRESSKEY DISPLAY BRIGHTNESS option to the lowest
comfortable light level. See advanced options for details.
Note: The power saving feature of the pen tablet will automatically dim the ExpressKeys display if there
has been no user input for 1 minute, and it will turn off the ExpressKeys display if the pen tablet has
been idle for 2.5 minutes.
USING APPLICATIONS INTEGRATED FOR TABLET CONTROL
Some software applications may be designed to directly control the pen tablet ExpressKeys or Touch Ring
function(s). When working in an application that has been integrated in this manner, the ExpressKeys or
Touch Ring may perform a different function than what is currently set in the Wacom Tablet control panel.
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When an ExpressKey is overridden by an application, the ExpressKeys display will automatically
update to show either the new function name or “Application Defined”. Some or all of the ExpressKeys
may be overridden, depending on the application.
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When an application overrides the Touch Ring, all Touch Ring functions are affected. If an application
overrides only one, two, or three of the available Touch Ring functions, the remaining function(s) are set
to SKIP.
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An integrated application will control the ExpressKeys or Touch Ring only when that application is
active and in the foreground. When you close that application (or select a new application pane to work
in), your Wacom Tablet control panel settings are returned to their previous state.
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To review the ExpressKeys or Touch Ring function settings for the current front-most application, set an
ExpressKey to SHOW SETTINGS and press the key at any time.
Applications that have been integrated in this manner will typically provide you with the opportunity to optout or disable this functionality when first using your Wacom tablet with the application. See the
documentation provided with your application for any specific details on functionality and how to
customize or disable this feature.
If an automatic prompt or the application’s documentation does not describe how to disable this behavior,
you can use the Wacom Tablet control panel to create application-specific settings which will override the
behavior of the integrated application.
Important: If an application-specific setting has been created for an integrated application, setting an
ExpressKey or Touch Ring function to APPLICATION DEFINED will allow the integrated application to control
the function.
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USING THE OPTIONAL INTUOS4 MOUSE
The Intuos4 Mouse is cordless, battery free, and works on any Intuos4 tablet. The mouse is an optional
accessory, and product configurations may vary.
Fingerwheel
Can be rolled, or pressed for an additional button function.
• Roll the fingerwheel to scroll in most windows and applications.
Move the wheel forward to scroll up, and back to scroll down.
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Press down on the wheel to perform a MIDDLE CLICK.
Tip: For Microsoft Office applications that support a
wheel mouse, press the CTRL key and move the
fingerwheel to zoom in and out.
Right button
Displays a context menu when pressed.
Left button
This is the primary button used to CLICK and select.
The programmable mouse buttons can be
customized. The default button options are:
Left:
CLICK
Right:
RIGHT CLICK
Middle:
MIDDLE CLICK
Front:
FORWARD
Rear:
BACK
Front and rear buttons
These are set for FORWARD and
BACK functionality within your
Internet browser.
Important: When the Intuos4 Mouse is not in use, place it on your desk. Leaving an Intuos4 tool on the
tablet may interfere with screen cursor positioning when using other pointing devices, or may prevent your
computer from going to sleep.
See also customizing the mouse.
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USING THE OPTIONAL AIRBRUSH AND ART PEN
The optional Intuos4 Airbrush works like the Grip Pen, but also includes a fingerwheel for an additional
degree of control. With proper software support, you can simulate realistic airbrushing. For example,
tilting the Airbrush can cause the spray pattern to elongate and feather out. Rolling the fingerwheel adjusts
the spray intensity, and pressure on the tip controls the brush size.
Hold the Airbrush with your thumb and middle finger. The fingerwheel should be in a convenient location
for you to roll it with your index finger. Tilt the Airbrush to find a comfortable position that allows you to
paint and draw with pressure sensitivity.
Eraser
Side switch
The default settings are:
Windows:
RIGHT CLICK
Macintosh:
DOUBLE CLICK
Fingerwheel
Roll the fingerwheel backwards to increase ink
flow or brush size, and forward to reduce it.
Your index finger should operate the wheel
independently of the pressure you apply to the tip.
Replaceable nib
The optional Intuos4 Art Pen responds to the pressure, tilt, and rotation you apply to the pen.
Eraser
Does not support rotation.
Side switches
The default settings are:
Upper:
DOUBLE CLICK
Lower:
RIGHT CLICK
The Art Pen supports 360 degrees of rotation around the
pen axis. As you draw within an application that
supports rotation sensitivity, simply twist the Art Pen to
create lines that narrow or broaden.
For example, while painting you can vary the rotation of a
non-circular brush to change the stroke thickness.
Depending on the brush shape characteristics you have
selected in your application, you can simulate calligraphy
pens, broad felt tip markers, and any other non-circular
brushes or tools.
Replaceable nib
Important: When the Airbrush or Art Pen is not in use, lay it flat on your desk. To maintain the sensitivity of
your tool, do not store it in a container where it will rest on its tip or eraser. Leaving an Intuos4 tool on the
tablet may interfere with screen cursor positioning when using other pointing devices.
See product information to learn more about which applications currently support the Airbrush fingerwheel
or Art Pen rotation. See ordering parts and accessories for information on where to purchase an Intuos4
Airbrush or Art Pen.
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PEN AND DIGITAL INK CAPABILITIES IN WINDOWS
Microsoft Windows 7 and Vista provide extensive support for pen* and touch input. When using the
professional pen tablet with a computer running Windows 7 or Vista, your experience is enhanced by
powerful note taking, handwriting recognition, fast navigation, and other digital inking options designed to
give you quick, intuitive results with the Intuos4 pen.
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Note taking. Use your Intuos4 pen to jot notes and capture quick sketches in Microsoft Journal.
Journal simulates a physical notebook, but with the advantages of digital note taking – you can choose
from a variety of pen, marker, and highlighter tools, plus an eraser that is easily activated by the eraser
of your Intuos4 pen. Journal also includes a powerful search engine that can even locate your
handwritten content.
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Handwriting recognition. Because Windows 7 and Vista include powerful handwriting recognition
capabilities, you can use your Intuos4 pen to quickly enter handwritten information anywhere the
computer accepts typed input. You can convert your handwritten content to typed text at any time.
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Gestures. Use your Intuos4 pen to make simple gestural movements on the tablet to trigger
customizable actions for navigation, editing, and other functions. To customize your gestures, select
the FLICKS tab in the PEN AND INPUT DEVICES control panel.
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Digital Ink in Microsoft Office 2007. Use your Intuos4 pen to full advantage with the enhanced digital
mark-up and inking tools available in Microsoft Office 2007 or later applications running on Windows 7
or Vista. Found on the REVIEW tab within applicable applications, these tools provide a consistent set of
inking options. For quick access, you can add specific inking tools to the Quick Access Toolbar located
at the top of each application.
To make the most of the pen in Microsoft Windows, be sure to study the documentation that came with
your system, including the Windows training tools and Tablet PC tutorial. You can access the Tablet PC
Pen Training from the START menu by choosing ALL PROGRAMS, TABLET PC, and TABLET PC PEN TRAINING.
Note: The following workarounds in the Wacom tablet driver improve drawing performance in Windows 7
and Vista:
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The Pen Flicks and ‘press-and-hold-to-right-click’ features are disabled in graphics applications using
the Wintab API.
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There is no pressure sensitivity in Journal and other Ink features when both the Flicks and ‘press-andhold-to-right-click’ features are disabled in the Vista PEN AND INPUT DEVICES control panel.
* Pen features supported in all versions of Windows 7 and Vista except Windows 7 Starter and Home Basic, and
Windows Vista Home Basic.
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ABOUT THE WINDOWS TABLET PC INPUT PANEL
The Windows 7 or Vista Input Panel enables you to use handwriting or an on-screen keyboard to directly
enter text with your Intuos4 pen. There are different ways to launch the Input Panel:
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Click on the Input Panel icon which appears when you move the screen cursor into a text entry area.
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Click on the Input Panel tab, located by default on the left edge of the display screen.
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Click on the Tablet PC Input Panel icon located on the Windows task bar. If the icon is not visible,
right-click on the task bar, select TOOLBARS, and TABLET PC INPUT PANEL.
To customize the Input Panel:
1. First open the Input Panel and then click on TOOLS in the menu bar.
2. Select OPTIONS to open the Input Panel Options dialog box.
3. Customize the Input Panel settings for the way you like to work.
To learn more about using your Intuos4 pen in Microsoft Windows and Office 2007 or later, study the
documentation that came with your system and Microsoft Office applications. Be sure to take advantage
of the Windows training tools, including the Tablet PC tutorial, available from Microsoft.
You can also visit our web site at www.wacom.com/vista for more information on working with your Intuos4
pen in Windows.
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PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS
INTUOS4 WIRELESS TABLET (MODEL PTK-540WL)
Technology
Electro-magnetic resonance
Function display
128 x 64 dot (x2), white
Active area (W x D)
203.2 x 127 mm (8.0 x 5.0 in)
Physical size (W x D x H)
363 x 253 x 15 mm (14.3 x 10.0 x 0.6 in), approximately
Weight
900 g (2 lb), approximately (with battery)
Aspect ratio
16 : 10
Coordinate resolution
200 lpmm (5080 lpi)
Accuracy, pen
+/- 0.25 mm (0.010 in)
Accuracy, mouse
+/- 0.5 mm (0.020 in)
Tilt range (all pens)
+/- 60 degrees
Reading height
10 mm (0.39 in)
Maximum report rate
200 points per second, supported only on Bluetooth Specification v2.0 or
later connections that support the EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) protocol.
ExpressKeys stroke
0.25 mm (0.01 in), approximately
Communication interfaces
Bluetooth wireless technology (Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR)
USB
Connector
USB Type A to USB mini-B
USB cable length
2.5 m (8.2 ft)
Power requirements
DC 5V, less than 500 mA, from primary USB port or powered USB hub
Battery
Li-Ion battery pack, 3.7V, 1800 mAh
Connectivity
Bluetooth wireless technology using HID protocol
Operating temperature
5 to 40 degrees C (41 to 104 degrees F)
Battery charging temperature
5 to 35 degrees C (41 to 140 degrees F)
Storage temperature
-20 to +60 degrees C (-4 to 140 degrees F)
Operating relative humidity
30% to 80% non-condensing
Storage relative humidity
30% to 85% non-condensing
Certification and compliance
FCC15B Class B, FCC 15C, CE, VCCI Class B, ICES-003, RSS-210,
NCC, BSMI, C-Tick, SRRC, KCC, FAC, GOST-R, Japan Radio Law, RoHS,
Chinese RoHS, Korean RoHS
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INTUOS4 GRIP PEN (MODEL KP-501E-01)
Pen tip travel
1.0 mm (0.04 in) or less
Pressure levels
2048 levels
Eraser tip travel
2.0 mm (0.08 in), approximately
Physical size (L x D)
156.5 x 14.9 mm (6.17 x 0.59 in)
Weight
17 g (0.60 oz), approximately
INTUOS4 MOUSE (MODEL KC-100)
Physical size (L x D x H)
102.9 x 61.8 x 38.6 mm (4.05 x 2.43 x 1.52 in)
Weight
83 g (2.9 oz), approximately
Button stroke
Less than 1.3 mm (0.05 in), approximately
Fingerwheel type
Rotation, 24 steps per revolution
The mouse is an optional accessory, and product configurations may vary.
INTUOS4 AIRBRUSH (MODEL KP-400E-01)
Pen tip travel
0.2 mm (0.008 in) or less
Fingerwheel travel
10 mm (0.39 in)
Fingerwheel resolution
1024 levels, approximately
Pressure levels
2048 levels
Eraser tip travel
1.5 mm (0.06 in), approximately
Physical size (L x W x D)
162.5 x 17.5 x 32.5 mm (6.40 x 0.69 x 1.28 in)
Weight
23.0 g (0.81 oz), approximately
The Airbrush is an optional accessory.
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INTUOS4 INKING PEN (MODEL KP-130-01)
Pen tip travel
0.2 mm (0.008 in) or less
Pressure levels
2048 levels
Physical size (L x D)
151.5 x 12.5 mm (5.97 x 0.49 in)
Weight
12 g (0.42 oz), approximately
The Inking Pen is an optional accessory.
INTUOS4 ART PEN (MODEL KP-701E-01)
Pen tip travel
1.0 mm (0.04 in) or less
Pressure levels
2048 levels
Eraser tip travel
2.0 mm (0.08 in), approximately
Barrel rotation
360 degrees
Physical size (L x D)
156.3 x 15.9 mm (6.16 x 0.63 in)
Weight
20 g (0.7 oz), approximately
The Art Pen is an optional accessory.
INTUOS4 CLASSIC PEN (MODEL KP-300E-01)
Pen tip travel
1.0 mm (0.04 in) or less
Pressure levels
2048 levels
Eraser tip travel
2.0 mm (0.08 in), approximately
Physical size (L x D)
150.7 x 12.2 mm (5.94 x 0.48 in)
Weight
12 g (0.42 oz), approximately
The Classic Pen is an optional accessory.
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PRODUCT INFORMATION
To learn more about Intuos4, and about which software applications are currently tablet enhanced to
support the pressure sensitivity, tilt sensitivity, eraser, and other special functionality of your professional
pen tablet and tools, visit the Wacom web site for your region:
USA, Canada, Central and South America
http://www.wacom.com/productinfo
Europe, Middle East and Africa
http://www.wacom.eu
Japan
http://tablet.wacom.co.jp
Asia Pacific (English)
http://www.wacom-asia.com
China (Simplified Chinese)
http://www.wacom.com.cn
Korea
http://www.wacomkorea.com
Taiwan
http://www.wacom.com.tw
Thailand
http://www.wacom-thai.com
ORDERING PARTS AND ACCESSORIES
Your Intuos4 professional pen tablet is the ultimate master tool for creative professionals. The tablet,
combined with your Intuos4 Grip Pen and other available Intuos4 tools, enables you to paint more
intuitively, illustrate better, and edit imagery faster than ever before.
To expand the feature set of your Intuos4 product, look over the available parts and accessories described
on the following pages. Please note that not all parts and accessories are available in all regions.
To purchase parts and accessories, refer to the tablet Read Me file and see who to call for your region.
You can also do the following:
•
To purchase parts and accessories in the USA or Canada, call 1.888.884.1870 (toll-free) or visit
Wacom’s web site at http://www.WacomDirect.com (USA only).
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To purchase parts and accessories in Europe, call +49 (0)180.500.03.75 or send an email to
spareparts@wacom.eu. Or, visit http://shop.wacom.eu. You can also contact your local dealer,
distributor, or technical support using the appropriate number for your region.
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To purchase parts and accessories in Australia, Singapore, Taiwan and Korea, please visit:
www.BuyWacom.com.au, www.BuyWacom.com.sg, www.BuyWacom.com.tw and
www.BuyWacom.co.kr, respectively.
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To purchase parts and accessories in other countries, please contact your local dealer or distributor.
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AVAILABLE PARTS AND ACCESSORIES
Intuos4 Grip Pen (KP-501E-01). Sensitive to pressure and tilt, the Grip Pen is an all-purpose
tool for drawing, erasing, and mouse operations. The easy-to-use DuoSwitch gives you two
programmable switch functions. The pressure-sensitive pen has an ergonomically waisted
grip area, optimum weight and balance, and superior tip sensitivity, making it the most
natural freehand tool. Includes the following accessories: Pen stand, standard nib (qty 1),
stroke nib (qty 1), hard felt nib (qty 1), and flex nib (qty 1).
Intuos4 Mouse (KC-100). Cordless and battery free, the five button mouse is an ideal tool for
performing any task you may have done previously with a standard mouse. It includes an
integrated middle button and rolling fingerwheel that can be used for up and down scrolling,
or the button can be programmed for a variety of other actions.
Intuos4 Airbrush (KP-400E-01). A true digital airbrush, the pressure-sensitive Intuos4
Airbrush incorporates a pressure-sensitive tip and eraser, tilt sensitivity, and a fingerwheel
that provides an additional degree of control over the application of digital paint. Includes
the following accessories: Pen stand, standard nib (qty 1), stroke nib (qty 1), hard felt nib
(qty 1), and flex nib (qty 1).
Intuos4 Inking Pen (KP-130-01). This pressure- and tilt-sensitive drawing pen was created to
provide immediate feedback at your pen tip on the drawing as well as on your computer
screen. The pressure-sensitive Inking Pen comes with inking cartridges and two polyacetal
tips for inkless drawing. It has a pressure-sensitive tip, but no eraser and no side switches.
Includes the following accessories: Pen stand, standard nibs (qty 2), inking nibs (qty 3).
Note: When you purchase an Inking Pen, it comes with a polyacetal nib in the pen. Use the
nib extractor (silver ring) to gently remove the polyacetal nib from the pen. Then insert
one of the silver-colored cartridges that come with the Inking Pen. The cartridge tip
has a waxy coating that you will need to rub off before you can begin inking.
Intuos4 Art Pen (KP-701E-01). This specialty pen provides 360 degrees of barrel rotation
and, like the Intuos4 Grip Pen, is pressure and tilt sensitive. Combining these features with a
unique chisel-shaped nib makes the Intuos4 Art Pen the most realistic tool for emulating
brushes, markers, and calligraphic pens. Includes the following accessories: Pen stand,
chisel tipped nibs (qty 2), chisel tipped felt nibs (qty 2), bullet tipped nibs (qty 3), and bullet
tipped felt nibs (qty 3).
Intuos4 Classic Pen (KP-300E-01). This pen has the same feature set as the Intuos4 Grip
Pen, but with a slimmer profile that does not include a rubberized grip. Includes the
following accessories: Pen stand, standard nib (qty 1), stroke nib (qty 1), hard felt nib (qty 1),
and flex nib (qty 1).
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Replacement nibs for Grip Pen, Airbrush, or Classic Pen
Standard nib – firm, plastic nib, black, qty 5
ACK-20001
Stroke nib – spring loaded nib, more of a “brush-like” feel, qty 5
ACK-20002
Felt nib – softer nib for a “pencil or marker on paper” feel, qty 5
ACK-20003
Flex nib – a flexible, elastomeric nib, that provides a “higher
friction” feel, qty 5
ACK-20004
Felt nib, chisel tip, qty 5
ACK-20005
Nib set, for Art Pen
ACK-20006
Pen grip, standard for pen use without side switch
ACK-30003
Pen grip, thick bodied grip for pen use without side switch.
ACK-30002
Intuos4 Grip Pen accessory kit.
ACK-40001
Tablet battery (Li-Ion)
ACK-40203
Personalization rings, for Grip Pen
FUZ-A157
Tablet surface sheet replacements
Medium, standard
ACK-10221
Medium, clear
ACK-10222
For order information, see ordering parts and accessories.
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RADIO AND TELEVISION INTERFERENCE
The equipment described in this manual generates, uses, and can radiate radio-frequency energy. If it is not installed
and used properly—that is, in strict accordance with Wacom instructions—it may cause interference with radio and
television reception.
FCC NOTICE
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this
device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including
interference that may cause undesired operation.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15
of FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential
installation.
This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance
with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that
interference will not occur in a particular installation.
You can determine whether the equipment is causing interference by disconnecting it from your computer. If the
interference stops, it was probably caused by the equipment.
If the equipment does cause interference to radio or television reception, you may be able to correct the interference
by using one or more of the following measures:
• Rotate the television or radio antenna until the interference stops.
• Move the equipment farther away from the television or radio.
• Plug the equipment and computer into an outlet that is on a different circuit from the television or radio.
If necessary, consult your Wacom dealer or an experienced radio/television technician for help.
Changes or modifications to this product not authorized by Wacom could void the FCC Certification and negate your
authority to operate the product.
FCC RF Radiation Exposure Statement:
This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. End users
must follow the specific operating instructions for satisfying RF exposure compliance. This equipment must not be
co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.
See also Industry Canada (Canada only) and CE declaration.
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INDUSTRY CANADA (CANADA ONLY)
Industry Canada, Class B
“This Class (B) digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003”
“Cet appareil numérique de la classe (B) est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.”
CE DECLARATION
The Intuos® 4 Wireless digitizing tablet, model PTK-540WL, has been tested and found to comply with the following
harmonized European Norms:
• EN 55022: 2006/A1:2007
• EN61000-3-2: 2006
• EN61000-3-3: 1995/A1:2001/A2:2005
• EN55024: 1998/A1:2001/A2:2003
- EN 61000-4-2:1995/A1:1998/A2:2001
- EN61000-4-3:2006
- EN61000-4-4:2004
- EN61000-4-5:2006
- EN61000-4-6:2007
- EN61000-4-8:1993/A1:2001
- EN61000-4-11:2004
• EN 60950-1: :2006
• EN 300 328 :V1.7.1
• EN 301 489-1:V1.8.1,-17:V2.1.1
Based on the results of these tests, Wacom declares that the above mentioned devices conform to Article 10.1 of the
European Council EMC Directive 2004/108/EC, LVD Directive 2006/95/EC and to the R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC and
indicates this conformity by the CE-sign on each device.
The device must be installed and operated always in strict accordance with the instructions given in this handbook.
Any changes or modifications to this product that were not specifically authorized by Wacom will invalidate this
declaration.
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PRECAUTIONS
Warnings
Safety precautions for Lithium-Ion batteries
Cautions
WARNINGS
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Do not place or leave the pen tablet or input tool(s) within reach of children. If your product is used improperly
there is a potential for accident or human injury. Prevent children from swallowing the pen nib or side switch.
The pen nib, side switch, or other movable parts may accidentally be pulled out if children are biting on them.
Small parts, such as the pen nib or nib refills, pen side switch, or tablet pen stand, can be removed and
accidentally swallowed by children.
Do not use the pen tablet in a facility control system that requires extremely high reliability. It may cause other
electronic devices to malfunction, or other devices may cause the pen tablet to malfunction.
Power off your pen tablet in locations where/when electronic devices are not allowed. Because the pen tablet
may cause other electronic devices to malfunction in some locations where/when the use of electronic devices is
not allowed, such as within an airplane, be sure to turn off the pen tablet by moving the power switch to the off
position. For added security, turn off Bluetooth.
Do not disassemble the pen tablet or input tool(s). Do not disassemble or otherwise modify the pen tablet or input
tool(s). Such action may cause heat generation, ignition, electrical shock, or other damage, including human
injury. Disassembly of the product will void your warranty.
Take note of damaged cabling. If you notice that your pen tablet cabling is torn or otherwise damaged, there is a
potential for product malfunction, electrical shock, or fire. Stop using the product and contact your local
distributor or the Wacom customer support center for your region.
Do not expose this product to water or other liquids. Take care to never spill liquids onto the pen tablet or input
tool(s). Exposing this product to water or other liquids may cause product malfunction or electrical shock. If the
product is exposed to water or other liquids, turn tablet off by moving the power switch to the off position. If your
product is equipped with a power cord, unplug the cord from the wall outlet. When the tablet is connected using
the supplied USB data cable, unplug the USB connector. Power down your computer. Then disconnect any
other cables that may remain between the pen tablet and your computer. Remove the tablet battery. Stop using
the product and contact your local distributor or the Wacom customer support center for your region.
Do not insert foreign material into the USB port or any other opening of this product. If a metal object or foreign
material is inserted into a port or other opening of this product, it may cause the product to malfunction or burn
out, or cause electrical shock.
See also safety precautions for Lithium-Ion batteries and cautions.
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SAFETY PRECAUTIONS FOR LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES
Always follow proper use and handling of the tablet battery:
• Do not abuse the battery in any manner. Puncturing, crushing, heating, exposure to water or fire, disassembly,
shorting the terminals, or other types of abuse may cause the battery to explode or ignite, and potentially cause a
fire or personal injury.
• Use only the correct battery provided by Wacom and be careful not to drop it on hard surfaces. The battery can
be damaged internally when dropped, and should be replaced even if there is no obvious damage. This will help
prevent any future damage that could occur to the tablet if the battery has been dropped, is installed in the tablet,
and then later develops a short or leak while in the tablet.
• Do not use a battery that is visibly deformed in any manner. A deformed battery has the potential to rupture, or
generate heat, smoke, or fire.
• Do not attempt to install the battery backwards or reverse the polarity. If you do so, you may damage the tablet,
cause a fire, or personal injury may result.
• Only use a Wacom battery specified for your tablet. NEVER attempt to use or charge other battery types in your
tablet. Doing so may damage the tablet, cause a fire, or personal injury may result. Doing so will also void your
warranty.
• Do NOT attempt to charge the tablet battery with any power adapter that does not meet the specifications
required for your Intuos4 tablet. Doing so may damage the tablet, cause a fire, or personal injury may result.
Doing so will also void your warranty. You can charge the tablet by connecting it (using the provided USB cable)
to any powered USB port.
• Do not overcharge the tablet battery. Doing so may damage the tablet, cause a fire, or personal injury may result.
• If you will be traveling with your wireless tablet, be sure to check with the appropriate regulatory authority for any
air or travel restrictions that may apply to Lithium-Ion batteries.
• If the tablet becomes excessively warm or emits an unusual smell while the battery is charging, immediately
disconnect the USB cable (if in use) and shut down the tablet. The same applies if the tablet is connected to an
after-market power adapter. Contact Wacom Technical Support for assistance (see technical support options).
• If a Li-Ion battery is discharged below a certain minimum charge, it cannot be recharged. An internal protection
circuit within the battery prevents any charging once the voltage has fallen below a minimum safety level.
• Properly recycle the old battery in accordance with the battery manufacturer recommendations, and follow any
applicable warnings.
• Keep batteries out of the reach of children, and promptly recycle old batteries.
• When recycling the Li-Ion battery, do not carry it loosely in your pocket or in any container that may contain metal
objects. If transported improperly and metal objects come in contact with the battery terminals, the battery could
short, causing personal injury or fire. It is recommended that you cover the terminals with adhesive tape to
insulate them from possible contact with metal objects.
• If the battery should leak, do not get the fluid in your eye. If battery fluid does enter the eye, do not rub the eye.
Immediately rinse the affected eye with water and seek medical attention.
See also warnings and cautions.
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CAUTIONS
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Do not place or use this product on an unstable surface or workspace. Do not place this product on a shaky,
inclined, or vibrating surface. It may drop or fall off, causing damage to the product or human injury.
When cleaning your pen tablet, power off the unit by moving the power switch to the off position and unplugging
the USB connector from between the pen tablet and your computer. Electrical shock may occur if you attempt to
clean this product when it is connected to your computer or to an after-market power adapter.
Do not apply heavy stress to the pen tip, eraser, or side switch. It may shorten pen tip life or may cause the pen
to malfunction.
If a distorted or bent pen nib is used, the pen tool may operate improperly. Therefore, do not apply excessive
force when using the pen.
Using a pen nib other than one specifically designed by Wacom for your pen input tool may cause product
malfunction.
Do not place metal objects on this product when it is in use. Metal objects placed on the pen tablet during use
may cause interference, improper operation, or product malfunction.
See also warnings and safety precautions for Lithium-Ion batteries.
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LICENSE AND WARRANTIES
(WORLDWIDE, EXCEPT FOR EUROPE, AFRICA AND MIDDLE EAST)
SOFTWARE LICENSE
This legal document is an agreement between you, the end-user, and Wacom Technology Corporation (Wacom).
1. Grant of License. The enclosed product includes computer programs embedded in firmware and accompanying
diskette or CD-ROM (the “Software”). The Software is licensed, not sold, to you for use only with Wacom products
upon the terms of this license, and Wacom reserves any rights not expressly granted to you. Wacom grants to you a
non-exclusive right to use this copy of the Software in conjunction with a Wacom product at a single location.
2. Ownership of Software. Although you may own the product in which the Software is originally recorded, Wacom
retains ownership of the Software itself. You acknowledge that the Software is Wacom’s property, and contains
valuable confidential, unpublished information developed or acquired by Wacom at great expense, including data
processing algorithms, innovations and concepts. The Software is protected by copyright and other federal and state
laws. You agree to use your reasonable best efforts to protect the Software from unauthorized reproduction,
distribution, disclosure, use, or publication.
3. Copy Restrictions. Unauthorized copying of the Software is expressly forbidden.
4. Use Restrictions. You may not decompile, reverse assemble, disassemble or reverse engineer the Software.
5. Termination. This License is effective until terminated. This License will terminate automatically without notice from
Wacom if you fail to comply with any provisions of the License.
6. Miscellaneous. This License is governed by the laws of the United States of America and the state of Washington
except in Asia Pacific and by the laws of Japan for Asia Pacific.
LIMITED WARRANTY
Wacom warrants the product, to the original consumer purchaser, except for the Software and consumable items
such as the battery and pen nibs, to be free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use and service
for a period of two (2) years, from the date of original retail purchase, as evidenced by a copy of the receipt and
registration with Wacom within 30 days of purchase.
The Software is licensed “as is.” Wacom makes no warranty with respect to its quality or performance. Wacom
cannot guarantee you uninterrupted service or the correction of any errors.
Upon discovery of a defect in the product, except in the Software, within the Warranty Period, you should contact
Wacom Technical Support via telephone, email, or fax to obtain an RMA (Return Merchandise Authorization) number
and instructions for shipping the product to a service location designated by Wacom. You should send the product,
shipping charges prepaid, to the designated service location, accompanied by the return authorization number, your
name, address and telephone number, proof of purchase date, and a description of the defect. Wacom will pay for
return shipping by United Parcel Service or by an equivalent service as chosen by Wacom.
Wacom’s sole obligation and entire liability under this warranty shall be, at Wacom’s option, either the repair or
replacement of the defective product or parts thereof of which Wacom is notified during the Warranty Period;
provided, however, that you are responsible for (i) the cost of transportation of the product to the designated service
location and (ii) any loss or damage to the product resulting from such transportation.
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Wacom shall have no responsibility to repair or replace the product if the failure of the product has resulted from
accident, abuse, misuse, negligence, or unauthorized modification or repair, or if it has been handled or stored other
than in accordance with Wacom’s storage instructions.
Any descriptions, drawings, specifications, samples, models, bulletins, or similar material, used in connection with the
sale of the product, shall not be construed as an express warranty that the product will conform or comply with your
requirements.
EXCEPT FOR THE LIMITED WARRANTY DESCRIBED ABOVE, THERE ARE NO OTHER WARRANTIES MADE BY
WACOM ON THIS PRODUCT. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION OR ADVICE GIVEN BY WACOM, ITS
DEALERS, DISTRIBUTORS, AGENTS, OR EMPLOYEES SHALL CREATE A WARRANTY OR IN ANY WAY INCREASE
THE SCOPE OF THIS WARRANTY, AND YOU MAY NOT RELY ON ANY SUCH INFORMATION OR ADVICE. THIS
WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY
FROM STATE TO STATE.
WACOM LIMITS THE DURATION OF ANY LEGALLY IMPLIED WARRANTIES INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TO THE DURATION OF WACOM’S EXPRESS
WARRANTY. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO
THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
NEITHER WACOM NOR ANYONE ELSE WHO HAS BEEN INVOLVED IN THE CREATION, PRODUCTION, OR
DELIVERY OF THIS PRODUCT SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL
DAMAGES (INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF
BUSINESS INFORMATION AND THE LIKE) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE SUCH PRODUCT,
EVEN IF WACOM HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME STATES DO NOT
ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE
LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
In the event that any of the above limitations are held unenforceable, Wacom’s liability for any damages to you or any
party shall not exceed the purchase price you paid, regardless of the form of any claim.
This Limited Warranty is governed by the laws of the United States of America and the state of Washington.
This Limited Warranty is valid for and only applies to products purchased and used inside the United States (and its
territories or possessions) and Canada.
WARRANTY SERVICE IN THE U.S.A. AND CANADA
To obtain Warranty service within the U.S. or Canada contact:
Wacom Customer Care Center
Phone: 1.360.896.9833
Email Inquiry form: http://www.wacom.com/productsupport/email.cfm
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WARRANTY ON SALES OUTSIDE OF THE U.S.A. AND CANADA
For products purchased or used outside of the United States and Canada, the warranty period is one (1) year from the
date of original retail purchase. Upon discovery of a defect in the product, except in the Software, within the Warranty
Period you should contact your local dealer or distributor. In all other respects the terms of the warranty as set forth
above apply to such sales.
Wacom Technical Support in Asia Pacific (except Japan and China)
Detailed Asia Pacific Limited Warranty policy and product registration may be found online at
http://www.wacom-asia.com
To obtain technical support or Warranty service within Southeast Asia, Oceania and Taiwan, please contact the
Wacom Customer Support Service.
Phone numbers can be found here: http://www.wacom-asia.com/support/contact
Should you have any questions about this Agreement, or if you desire to contact Wacom for any reason, please
contact in writing:
IN NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA CONTACT:
IN JAPAN CONTACT:
Wacom Technology Corporation
Wacom Co., Ltd.
1311 SE Cardinal Court
2-510-1 Toyonodai
Vancouver, Washington 98683
Otone-Machi, Kitasaitama-Gun
U.S.A.
Saitama, 349-1148
Japan
IN ASIA PACIFIC CONTACT:
IN MAINLAND CHINA
(EXCEPT HONG KONG) CONTACT:
Wacom Co., Ltd.
Wacom China Corporation
Harmony Tower 18F, 1-32-2 Hon-Cho,
Unit 2807, 28th Floor, SK Tower,
Nakano-Ku, Tokyo 164-0012
No 6 Jia, Jianguomenwai Avenue,
Japan
Beijing, 100022, China
E-mail: support@wacom.com.cn
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LICENCE WARRANTY CONDITIONS
(EUROPE, AFRICA AND MIDDLE EAST)
SOFTWARE LICENCE AGREEMENT
Important customer information
The scope of delivery of this product covers copyright-protected computer programs ("software"), which are the
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established for the case. Furthermore, WACOM is authorised to file a lawsuit against the headquarters of the
customer.
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provisions of these licence conditions be or become void, the validity of the other provisions shall not be affected, in
full or in part. Should a provision be invalid, the legally permissible regulation most closely resembling the invalid
regulation shall apply in its place.
LIMITED WARRANTY
WACOM guarantees to you, as the initial purchaser, that the product hardware, when used as intended, will remain
free from material defects and processing errors for a warranty period of TWO (2) YEARS and Cintiq products shall be
guaranteed for a warranty period of THREE (3) YEARS, commencing from the purchase date and provided that the
product was unused at the time of purchase. Defects in wear parts (e.g. pen tips) resulting from normal wear and tear
are exempt from the warranty. Furthermore, WACOM guarantees that the data carriers delivered with the product are
free from material defects and processing errors for a period of SIX (6) MONTHS from the date of purchase.
If the product-excluding any software-is discovered to be faulty it must be returned immediately to the place of
purchase in its original packaging within the warranty period together with your name, address and telephone number,
a description of the problem and a copy of the original receipt. The customer shall be liable for any possible damage
or loss of the product during transit for this purpose. Under the provisions of this warranty, WACOM only undertakes
to repair or replace the faulty product or parts at its own discretion, in cases where defects are proven and the
product is sent within the warranty period.
WACOM is not obligated to repair or replace the product if: (a) the damage to the product results from any accident,
misuse, improper use, negligence or unauthorised alteration or repair; (b) the product was not handled or stored
according to the instructions provided by WACOM; (c) the damage resulted from normal wear and tear; or d) the serial
number affixed by WACOM has been removed or rendered unintelligible.
If, when a claim made under this warranty is checked, it emerges that it is outside the permitted time period or is not
covered by the warranty or that the product is not faulty, the costs of any checks or repairs must be borne by the
customer.
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Any descriptions, drawings, specifications, samples, models, notifications or similar material provided in connection
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the customer's requirements.
If this product is faulty, the purchaser shall be entitled to assert legal claims against the vendor for liability due to
defects. These legal rights against the vendor are not limited by the existing warranty. The warranty grants the
customer many additional rights under the conditions stipulated in this text.
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Switzerland, Russia, Ukraine, Croatia, Serbia, Tunisia, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel, Egypt, United Arab
Emirates, Iran or South Africa.
The granting of this limited warranty is subject to the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany. However, the
applicability of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods is explicitly excluded.
Krefeld is the sole place of jurisdiction for all claims arising from this contractual relationship and all disputes between
the parties resulting from the formation, handling or termination of the contractual relationship, provided that the
customer is a trader, a legal entity under public law or a special fund under public law.
The jurisdiction agreement shall also apply for customers who do not have a general place of jurisdiction in Germany.
The jurisdiction agreement shall not apply if, due to legal provisions, a different sole place of jurisdiction must be
established for the case. Furthermore, WACOM is authorised to file a lawsuit against the headquarters of the
customer.
Should one of the provisions of these limited warranty conditions be or become void, the validity of the other
provisions shall not be affected, in full or in part. Should a provision be invalid, the legally permissible regulation most
closely resembling the invalid regulation shall apply in its place.
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GLOSSARY
Active area. The drawing area of the tablet where your Intuos4 tools are detected.
Application-specific settings. Intuos4 tool and tablet settings that have been customized for individual
applications. The Wacom Tablet control panel enables you to customize a tool to behave uniquely in
different applications. Application-specific settings are in effect whenever you use the application.
Aspect. The ratio between the vertical and horizontal dimension of the tablet or display.
Bluetooth. A standardized wireless technology and Specification. Manufacturers build Bluetooth wireless
technology into their products in order to create Bluetooth enabled devices, providing seamless voice and
data connections between a variety of wireless devices operating at short range to one another.
Click force. The amount of force you must apply to the pen tip for a click to occur.
Digital Ink. A broad category that typically describes handwritten content which as been created using
pen-based input on a computer. This handwritten content takes the form of sketches, ink mark-up, or
handwriting. The handwriting can optionally be converted to typewritten text or simply left alone for use in
its original format. Depending on your system and applications settings, the handwritten text you make
with digital ink can be converted on-the-fly or at another time.
Discoverable mode. An operational state in which a Bluetooth enabled device is available for discovery by
another Bluetooth enabled device.
Display Toggle. An Intuos4 feature that allows you to work with your tablet on all displays or on one display
at a time. Available only on multiple monitor systems. See working with Display Toggle for more
information.
Double-click assist. A function of the Wacom Tablet control panel that makes it easier to double-click by
setting the size of the double-click distance.
Double-click distance. The maximum distance (in screen pixels) that the cursor can move between clicks
and still be accepted as a double-click. Increasing the double-click distance makes double-clicking easier,
but may cause a delay in brush strokes in some graphics applications.
Double-click speed. The maximum time that can pass between clicks and still be accepted as a
double-click.
Eraser-aware application. A software application that has built-in support for the Intuos4 eraser.
These applications take advantage of the eraser in different ways, depending on what makes sense for the
application.
ExpressKeys. The customizable control keys located on your professional pen tablet.
ExpressKeys Left. A tablet ORIENTATION setting where the Touch Ring and ExpressKeys are oriented to the
left of the tablet.
ExpressKeys Right. A tablet ORIENTATION setting where the Touch Ring and ExpressKeys are oriented to
the right of the tablet.
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Fingerwheel. The control wheel on the Intuos4 Mouse and optional Airbrush.
Journal. A Microsoft Windows application that electronically simulates a physical journal pad, but with the
advantages of digital note taking. For example, you can create quick sketches and jot handwritten notes
that can be converted to text and sent on to colleagues for digital mark-up. Journal includes a variety of
pen, marker, and highlighter tools, plus an eraser that is easily activated by the eraser of your Intuos4 pen.
Additionally, your handwritten content is searchable within Journal.
Mapping. The relationship between your Intuos4 tool position on the tablet and the cursor position on the
monitor screen.
Modifier. Modifier keys include SHIFT, ALT, and CTRL for Windows, or SHIFT, CONTROL, COMMAND, and OPTION
for Macintosh. You can customize your Intuos4 tool to simulate a modifier key.
Mouse acceleration. A setting that allows you to adjust the screen cursor acceleration when your Intuos4
tool is in MOUSE MODE.
Mouse mode. A method for positioning the screen cursor. When you place an Intuos4 tool on the tablet,
you can move the screen cursor with a “pick up and slide” motion similar to using a traditional mouse.
This is known as relative positioning, and is the default setting for the Intuos4 Mouse. See also pen mode.
Mouse speed. A setting that allows you to adjust the speed at which your screen cursor moves when your
Intuos4 tool is in MOUSE MODE.
Nib. The replaceable pen tip.
OLED. Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLEDs) are made up of semi-conductor polymers. OLEDs do not
need a background lighting to function, and thus have a lower power consumption and can be much
thinner than LCD panels.
Pairing. A method of creating a virtual cable link between two Bluetooth enabled devices. Pairing is the
process whereby Intuos4 and the computer discover one another for the “first” time.
Pen mode. A method of positioning the screen cursor. Wherever you place your Intuos4 tool on the tablet,
the screen cursor will appear at the corresponding point on the screen. This is known as absolute
positioning, and is the default setting for all Intuos4 pen tools. Also, PEN MODE allows you to quickly
position the screen cursor without having to first find it and then move it across the desktop. See also
mouse mode.
Pixel. The smallest unit of measure on your monitor screen.
Pressure sensitive. A quality of the Intuos4 pen tip and eraser that senses the amount of pressure being
applied. This is used to create natural-looking pen, brush, and eraser strokes in applications that are
pressure sensitive.
Pressure-sensitive application. Any application that supports pressure-sensitive input.
Proximity. The height above the tablet’s active area where the Intuos4 tools are detected.
See also positioning.
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Radial Menu. A hierarchical menu (in radial format). Each level of the menu consists of eight menu slices
which may contain various features and options to choose from. You can customize the buttons of your
Intuos4 tools or tablet to display this menu.
Screen cursor. The pointer on the display screen. Screen cursors come in different shapes (such as an
I-beam, arrow, or box), depending on which application you are running.
Tablet PC Input Panel (TIP). The Microsoft Windows Tablet PC Input Panel enables you to use your Intuos4
pen to create handwritten notes or work with an on-screen keyboard. The Input Panel dynamically
converts your handwriting to text. Information you create can then be inserted into other documents,
spreadsheets, or illustrations. See pen and digital ink capabilities in Windows.
Tilt sensitive. A quality of the Intuos4 pen tip and eraser that senses the amount of tilt between the
tool and tablet. This is used to create natural-looking pen, brush, and eraser strokes in applications that
are tilt sensitive.
Tool ID. A unique serial number in each Intuos4 tool. Some graphics applications, such as Corel Painter,
recognize Tool IDs and allow you to assign different settings and brushes to every Intuos4 tool (e.g., two
Grip Pens). Switching between the settings and brushes then becomes as easy as switching between the
two pens.
Touch Ring. The customizable control ring located on your professional pen tablet.
Transceiver. A radio device capable of both transmitting and receiving information.
USB. Universal Serial Bus. A hardware interface standard for connecting computer peripheral devices.
USB ports support hot-plugging, which allows you to disconnect a USB device without turning off your
computer.
Wintab. An interface standard used by Windows applications for receiving tablet information.
Intuos4 supports all Wintab-compatible applications under Windows.
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INDEX
About the manual
Accessories and parts
available
ordering
Active area, understanding
Adding a new tool
Airbrush
holding
replacing the tip
using
applications, using integrated
Application-specific settings
changing
creating
removing
Art Pen, using
Battery
activation
charging
life, information
management
replacing
status light
warnings
Bluetooth connection, optimizing
Button functions
Care, for tools and tablet
Cautions
CE declaration
Clicking, how to
Connecting wirelessly
Connection
optimizing
problems, troubleshooting
USB
Connection light
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96
21
60
90
84
90
88
61
62
62
62
90
11
11
82
10
83
14
102
18
51
83
103
100
26
15
18
70
18
14
Index
Control panel
features
lists
opening
tabs
Customizing
double-click
eraser feel
advanced
ExpressKeys
mouse
buttons
fingerwheel
pen
Radial Menu
tablet
ExpressKeys
Touch Ring
tablet to screen mapping
tilt sensitivity
tip feel
advanced
tool buttons
Touch Ring
Diagnostics
Display Toggle, working with
Double-click, customizing
Double-clicking, how to
Dragging, with pen
Drawing
with pressure sensitivity
with tilt
Driver downloads, obtaining
Environmental conditions
Eraser feel
advanced
customizing
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35
33
35
38
39
39
44
41
42
42
37
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58
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26
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Erasing
29
Ergonomics
19
ExpressKeys
customizing
44
display optimization
88
testing
68
using
31
Eye-hand coordination exercise
29
FCC notice
99
Features
control panel
34
pen
10
power saving
13
tablet
8
Fingerwheel, mouse, using
89
Force proportions
50
Functions, button
51
General problems, troubleshooting
72
Holding
Airbrush
90
pen
24
Industry Canada notice
100
Information, product
96
Installing
multiple tablets
86
tablet
81
Linking, to computer
16
Macintosh-specific problems, troubleshooting 77
Mapping to multiple monitors
22
Mouse
buttons, customizing
42
customizing
41
fingerwheel
customizing
42
using
89
testing
69
using
89
Mouse Mode
47
Multiple
monitors, working with
22
tablets, installing
86
New tool, adding
60
Nib, replacing
84
Options, advanced
87
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Ordering parts and accessories
Orientation, tablet
physical configuration
Parts and accessories
available
ordering
Pen
clicking with
customizing
double-clicking with
dragging with
drawing
with pressure sensitivity
with tilt
erasing with
features
holding
pointing with
positioning with
replacing the tip
side switch
testing
tip, replacing
using
Pen Mode
Pointing, with pen
Positioning, with pen
power management
Precautions
battery warnings
Cautions
Warnings
Preferences, managing tablet
Pressure sensitivity, drawing with
Product information
Proximity
Radial Menu
customizing
using
Removing application-specific settings
Screen area
Settings
changing application specific
creating application specific
removing application specific
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96
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37
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29
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27
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102
103
101
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25
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Side switch, using
Software
driver downloads
uninstalling
Specifications, product
Airbrush
Art Pen
Classic Pen
Grip Pen
Inking Pen
Intuos4 Wireless tablet
mouse
Tablet
area
battery activation
battery and power management
battery status light
charging the battery
connecting to your computer
customizing
ExpressKeys
customizing
testing
using
features
installation
mode options, changing
orientation
physical configuration
power saving features
preferences, managing
properties, working with
replacing battery
storing
testing
Touch Ring
customizing
testing
using
wireless connection light
working with
Tablet to screen mapping, customizing
Technical Support, contacting
Testing
ExpressKeys
mouse
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pen
tablets
tools
Touch Ring
27
80
85
93
94
95
95
94
95
93
94
50
11
10
14
11
16
43
44
68
31
8
81
86
48
20
13
85
36
83
83
64
45
68
32
14
30
46
79
67
64
66
68
Tilt
drawing with
sensitivity, customizing
Tip feel
advanced
customizing
Tool buttons, customizing
Tools
testing
working with multiple
Touch Ring
customizing
testing
using
Troubleshooting
connection problems
general problems
Macintosh-specific problems
tables
Windows-specific problems
Uninstalling software
USB connection
Using
Airbrush
applications integrated for tablet control
Art Pen
ExpressKeys
mouse
pen
Radial Menu
Touch Ring
Wacom international offices
Warnings
Warnings, battery
Windows-specific problems, troubleshooting
Wireless connection
establishing
Wireless connection light
Work area, setting up
Working with Intuos4
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41
39
38
40
66
60
45
68
32
70
72
77
70
76
85
18
90
88
90
31
89
23
57
32
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101
102
76
15
16
14
19
23
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