Rotating a drawing tablet

For various reasons you may want to rotate your tablet to use it in a different orientation.

Most drawing tablets support these rotations:

  • Some support all four orientations

  • Some only support two orientations

  • Some support only a single orientation

Summary of steps

  • Configure the driver app to perform the rotation

  • If you have a pen display

    • ensure you are extending the desktop to the pen display, not duplicating it

    • In the system's display settings, rotate the the the desktop on the pen display

  • Physically rotate the tablet

  • You can perform these steps in any order.

  • Here is a demonstration of how to rotate a pen display:

Rotating in the Driver


Note that not all Wacom tablets have an Orientation option.

XP-Pen driver

Rotating in the operating system

Last updated