> While talking about UI ideas, how about keyboard-mouse chording?

> Wild idea:
> Banging on the spacebar with varying frequencey while moving a drawing
> tool with the mouse would be similar to varying the pressure if you
> had a pressure-sensitive pen. Each press on the spacebar would
> temporarily increase the "pressure", which would then slowly decay.
> Or, the arrow keys could be used to finetune the "pressure" and "tilt"
> while moving the mouse.
> Some other keys could be used to modulate the colour, opacity,
> whatnot.
> I'm sure we could brainstorm more similar stuff. Has any program used
> an UI like this? Does it sound like a good or just goofy idea?

The PalmWac application - an application that turns a PalmOS  PDA into a
"tablet" that can be used with wacom drivers - uses the PDAs hardware keys to
adjust pressure. 


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