PHOTOSHOP CS6 - Pen pressure problems with Monoprice tablet (need driver update to fix driver bug)

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my pen pressure is not working for photoshop cs6
Here's what i know

It was working not too long ago for a while
Pen pressure works for other programs
the brushes do use pen pressure
its a monoprice tablet
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Noah Delano

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Posted 3 years ago

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Chris Cox

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Contact your tablet maker for driver updates. The knockoff tablet makers don't have a great track record with drivers....
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its updated, i made sure of that. like i said before, this was working before. just all of a sudden it stopped working
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I see the same issue and same response multiple times from Adobe. It worked before, now it doesn't and Adobe says check with manufacturer.

The manufacturer didn't change anything. 

This feels like a dodge. The pressure sensitivity works in all the other apps.

Do the manufacturers need to pay Adobe for their devices to work in their app? 

Feels the same as no support for android tablets but ipads are just fine.
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The version number of Photoshop changed, and for some reason some of the knockoff tablet makers have code specific to each version of Photoshop (and we don't know why). After a new Photoshop release, they eventually update their drivers to work with the new Photoshop version.

Pressure also works in Photoshop from all tablets with working drivers - because all Photoshop needs are the pressure events sent according to the platform standard pressure APIs.

But for some reason, your tablet is not following the platform standard pressure APIs, and thus not working.

This is not a problem that Adobe can solve. This is just a bug in the drivers for your tablet, or drivers that need to be updated.  And the drivers can only be updated by the tablet makers.