my drawing tablet's pen has two end - one works as a pen and the other one as eraser. thing is, Blender can't do anything with Eraser end - i've read it is supposed to work as Erase Alpha, but it does nothing but displaying red circle and a dotted line around it while attempting to draw. it also doesn't change anything about the brush settings.

so, is there a way to either prevent Blender from changing Eraser end's mode or select what mode will be used?

drawing with the "normal" drawing end: enter image description here

drawing with the "eraser" end: enter image description here

both screenshots were taken while pen was pressing on tablet

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    $\begingroup$ You could show some screenshots of what happens when you draw, but " displaying red circle and a dotted line around it while attempting to draw" reminds me of Smooth Stroke enabled, blender.stackexchange.com/questions/22886/…. $\endgroup$
    – Mr Zak
    Dec 17 '17 at 15:37
  • $\begingroup$ @Zak added screenshots. it looks a bit different and there's no white line behind the cursor $\endgroup$ Dec 17 '17 at 21:50
  • $\begingroup$ I think it's the grease-pencil eraser. You might need software to remap the tablet eraser as keyboard input, then assign a shortcut in Blender to whatever keypress you decide upon. $\endgroup$ Dec 17 '17 at 22:46
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    $\begingroup$ If you are painting into a solid color in an image that is not transparent, I recommend setting your second color there instead of black to the solid color your canvas is - that way, toggle X to shift from paint color to canvas color as 'eraser'. Using erase Alpha in the image you show would leave transparent areas that would then need to be painted in. Using Erase Alpha also pairs with Add Alpha, enabling you to reintroduce paint that was lost when you used Erase Alpha. $\endgroup$ Dec 18 '17 at 0:30

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