In AI CS5 using a pen tablet, I'm trying to draw some lines with the paintbrush tool with pressure to vary the line thickness.
I can do this in AI CS4 without a problem but CS5 is a bit different and it's brush tool refuses to react to pressure sensitivity.
Here are the steps I took:
* Make new layer and set to active (clicked on dot on right of layer name)
* Select Paintbrush tool
* Brush definition = 3pt round
* Variable width profile = Width profile 1
* Draw with pen tablet (vary pressure)
The result is a 3pt line with no change in thickness.
Not sure if this is your issue, but in the past I've had tablets lose functionality when updating software because of driver issues.
Maybe the manufacturer has an update that is CS5 compatible?
Also, I noticed you're using an ADM Athlon 2000. It's probably an SSE processor (as opposed to an SSE2). If it is, you shouldn't have updated past CS2 - for AI and PS anyway. I can't remember what you lose in IA, but in PS you lose some Render filters, for instance.
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