DS touch screen tablet?

Discussion in 'NDS - ROM Hacking and Translations' started by cmonster, Dec 7, 2006.

  1. cmonster
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    Do you guys think that a PC tablet that uses the DS touch screen is possible? Kind of like pictochat and the DS joypad put together to control things on the PC monitor.
     
  2. juggernaut911

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    possible... >.
     
  3. FAST6191

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    If I understand you want to use the DS touch screen as a control device for your PC, in that case you are in luck: http://ds2key.1emulation.com/
     
  4. cmonster
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    I was thinking more in the lines of a graphic tablet like Wacom.

    My idea was that you'd be able to open up a canvas on Photoshop, Fireworks, etc. and draw on it using the DS touch screen and the stylus. Added features would be like assigning shortcut keys to DS buttons, etc.

    I can only dream, right? :|
     
  5. Psyfira

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    In other words: you want the DS to control the mouse. Which I think DS2key might be able to do, although the project has really crap online documentation (read: none whatsoever) so it's hard to work out what the program actually does without running it. Try it and see [​IMG]

    It'd be kinda cool if it works, but don't think of the DS as a long-term replacement for a graphics tablet; the touchscreen's far too small to work with in the long run, and there'd be no pressure sensitivity control.
     
  6. cmonster
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    Yea, you're right. I do have a graphic tablet but I was going to use it for small stuff like the Oekaki boards.

    And yea, I tried DS2Key but I have no idea how to use it. I installed the software on my computer with the drivers and loaded up the NDS but it seems so confusing.