[ILUG] Slightly OT - Graphics tablet / drawing table
blf at utvinternet.ie
Fri Aug 24 10:25:45 IST 2007
| From: <ollie at eillo.org>
| Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2007 9:13:00 +0100
|[ ... ]
| As i mentioned it will be used as a mouse replacement - im not a graphic
| designer - the tablets are supposed to be easier on the wrist which is
| giving me trouble.
based strictly on my own experiences >10 years ago,
wrist trouble indicates improper support at the
_keyboard_, not the mouse. it was (for me) the
mousing arm's elbow that gave problems, presumably
due to the mousing. both wrists may not be a
problem concurrently, so issues with just the
mousing arm's wrist do not necessarily indicate
for me, wrist problems were solved by being careful
about support (for the heel of hand). it's not too
clear what solved the elbow problem, with a mixture
of position, posture, and a different mouse model
it took multiple months for things to clear up,
which is one reason I'm not sure what (if any)
changes helped the elbow. the good news is, once
it did clear up, I've not had any problems since.
I'm not a doctor, the above is not medical advice,
it's based strictly on my own experiences, everyone
is different, and so on ....
I've also never used a table, but at first glance,
find it hard to believe they'd be less of a strain?
OTOH, the movements seem different so perhaps it'd
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