Samsung Galaxy Book discussion thread

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  1. Azzart

    Azzart Late night illustrator Senior Member

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    Sorry, I know it’s cross posting, but since I did this on the Galaxy Book 12 I thought it was correct to post this here too...


    I just made this 10 minutes video where I talk about the S-pen and (mainly) the Staedtler Noris on the Galaxy Book 12 with Clip Studio. Plus some other tips.
    As usual I apologize to all English speakers out there for brutalizing your language this way: that’s what comes when you try to do a video with no previous script and no time for editing it.
    And it’s 2:00am. :rolleyes:



    I’m fairly certain I forgot to talk about several things en course. -.-


    An addendum: today I tried Photoshop CC2017.
    It works fine generally, even if it seems to me less performing than Clip Studio.
    Tilt doesn’t work at all.
    Pressure sensitivity is rather off instead: it just ignores completely the lower part of the curve. I had to use Lazy Nezumy to modify the pressure curve and be able to do lightweight strokes.
    I hope Samsung translates its update to the Book Settings app as soon as possible, because the pressure curve of the pen is definitely off out of the box and being unable to customize it at all could be a problem for some.
     
  2. Azzart

    Azzart Late night illustrator Senior Member

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    You can’t use the Cintiq/Intuos pen on this machine, it won’t work.



    As far as I can tell, it works fairly well. I did set it to load on startup and it never crashed once yet, unless I’m doing something exactly when it’s loading.
    I was also able to use a touch and hold button provided I activated the button before putting down the pen.
    I have to see which version I’m using since I’m certain it’s not the last one.
     
  3. anergos13

    anergos13 Pen Pal - Newbie

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    and finally the GB10 arrived...

    but sos sos!!!

    I have one problem ....air command doesn't open by pressing s pen...

    is there a solution?

    Thanks
     
  4. Kumabjorn

    Kumabjorn ***** is back Senior Member

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    Don't you need to hold the button pressed while tapping or double tapping the screen? That is how it is done on their Android devices.
     
  5. anergos13

    anergos13 Pen Pal - Newbie

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    If you see here...at 0:52 that's the way to open the air command...





    in my s pen I can't do it...

    and I dont know why?????
     
  6. shinkamui

    shinkamui Pen Pal - Newbie

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    I might have tweaked mine with teh book settings, but Air command should activate when you hover the pen over the screen and see the cursor, then press and release the button in this range. You can change the settings in the book settings option to windows ink, and then tell windows ink to launch air command. i've surprisingly found that to be more reliable. Still looking for a way to decouple smart select from air command, thats the only functionality from AC i even want. Hope this is helpful.
     
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  7. Kumabjorn

    Kumabjorn ***** is back Senior Member

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    Does the pen button work in other applications? If not you may have a faulty pen.

    Sent from my SC-01F using Tapatalk
     
  8. anergos13

    anergos13 Pen Pal - Newbie

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    what can I do in other applications by press pen button?

    to make a test
     
  9. Kritter

    Kritter Pen Pal - Newbie

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    Hello everyone. How does the GB10.6 128GB compare to a SP4 M3 128GB purely on a hardware perspective? Would it be a downgrade as I've seen in the first posts that it doesn't have an SSD but a emmc instead? I would love the kickstand feature of the SP4 and Winhello but as an avid notetaker I just cannot stand the pen tech of the SP4 that I'd be willing to not have that feature especially since I write flat on my tablet. I have a separate venue pro 8 with wacom AES and I feel that it has a more natural feel and it registers quick cursive strokes a lot better than the SP pen and stays truer to my paper handwriting. How close or better is wacom EMR to AES?
     
  10. shinkamui

    shinkamui Pen Pal - Newbie

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    In most art apps, the pen button toggles the erase mode. Try holding the pen and scribbling over lines you've already drawn. I think sketchable is definitely one such app. I think freshpaint and paint 3d also operate in this manner.

    Also, double check your samsung book settings app and make sure pen button isn't set to do nothing. ;)
     
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