Fixing Express Keys Not Working on Wacom Cintiq with Photoshop in Windows 10
by Jeffrey Sward
 
 
Sometimes the express keys on a Wacom Cintiq stop working. This may happen particularly when changing Wacom devices and/or Wacom drivers.
 
First make sure that the Cintiq has focus when testing the express key. Focus is established by either clicking a regular mouse or the pen somewhere on the Cintiq.
 
Otherwise, the following procedure is likely to work:
 
  • Turn off power Wacom Cintiq
  • Open Tablet Preference File Utility and remove My Preferences and All User Preferences
  • Delete wacom drivers in programs and features
  • Restart PC when prompted
  • Download latest Wacom Cintiq driver
  • Power on Wacom Cintiq
  • Install Wacom Cintiq driver * touch pen to screen and calibrate screen
  • Open the Tablet Preference File Utility and remove My Preferences and All User Preferences
  • In wacom tablet properties, assign new Express Key function
  • Test in Photoshop after establishing focus on the Cintiq monitor
 

All written content of this web site is solely the editorial opinion of Jeffrey Sward. All images, graphics, and written content of this web site, including the html files, are creative products covered by copyright law. All content copyright Jeffrey Sward 1975-2017. All rights reserved. No portion of this web site or its constituent elements may be reproduced in any form, by any means, without prior written permission. So there.