Writing and annotating with a Wacom tablet

ACT has a limited number of these tablets. Let your department chair know if you wish to use it to annotate and write during live and recorded video lectures.

This document features steps on how to use your Wacom Graphics Tablet and some recommendations for different applications it can be used with. It may take you a while to get the hang of using your Wacom so be prepared to practice with it before using it for a lecture. Here’s a link for further instructions from Wacom: https://www.wacom.com/en-us/getting-started/one-by-wacom

Before using your Wacom, here’s some things you need to know about it.

Step 1: Plug your Wacom into your computer using the USB plug-in and download the Wacom driver. The link for the driver can be found in this link: https://www.wacom.com/en-us/support/product-support/drivers

Follow the set up instructions for the driver.

Step 2: Download a graphics application that is compatible with Wacom. Here’s a list of recommended applications that work well with your Wacom:

Step 3: Start creating! At this point, your Wacom should be ready to start using.