It is a known bug that GIMP completely fail to detect a tablet that does in
fact exist during its startup process (and there is no way to make GIMP
re-check its input devices besides closing GIMP and restarting). To check if
this is the case with you, try running your pen across the tablet for a second
or two before you actually start GIMP (or access your GIMP shortcut via tablet
It may not be the problem, but if this step works then you have a pretty easy
workaround at your disposal.
Numbers may not lie, but neither do they tell the whole truth.
> Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2012 14:47:35 +0200
> From: for...@gimpusers.com
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> CC: t...@gimpusers.com
> Subject: [Gimp-user] Wacom Tablet not working with GIMP
> Is their a way to get the pressure sensitivity of my Wacom Bamboo Capture
> tablet working with GIMP. Is tablets pressure sensitivity still unavailable
> to GIMP 2.8.2 Mac OS X?
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