nononono, bearing doesn't include the rotation info at all, it's the direction of body of stilus away from the tip; painter is capturing it from default grip pen since intuos 2 and mostly using it for spray airbrush/flat/palette knives brushes;
Originally Posted by toad1971
you have a separate option for rotation starting with painter IX.5 that has been later added into photoshop (with cs4 or something), and that one is using the actual art pen rotation data.
on the fourth day of glitchmas my painter™ gave to me
four random crashes, three broken brushes, two system hangups & one corrupted workspace