Posted 18 December 2006 - 03:54 AM
So now I got the NuLOOQ that I ordered from the US. It seems very neat and a quality product, but I don't think it is as useful as I hoped for, especially for Illustrator use. Might actually be more useful in other applications, like for web browsing.
I'll put it to the test now, anyways!
Posted 19 December 2006 - 03:13 AM
Posted 19 December 2006 - 01:27 PM
Ben, note that this is not a mouse - it is a navigational device you use in your other hand. The software/driver is very flexible and lets you remap all the buttons and functionality on the device - but for Illy, I think I prefer to have the hand on the keyboard...
Just going off on a tangent here... what about one of those 15-20 key game controllers for your left hand? I read a review of one some time ago, can't remember whether I got the link here or on Slashdot, but it seemed to be ultra-configurable.
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Posted 19 December 2006 - 05:10 PM
I am very interested in your review of the NuLOOQ as it pretains to AI and cartography. I am about to buy one myself - but am on the fence. I was thinking it would work (in addition to the mouse) for my right hand and sit adjacent to it - freeing up my left for keyboard work. I thought it would be an easier way to access menus, submenus and other context sensitive commands.
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Posted 20 December 2006 - 03:45 AM
Hans, I was thinking the same thing - I posted about that in the other thread - the one that started with the 3d navigation device.
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