IOHIDElement defines a parsed item contained within a Human Interface Device (HID) object. It is used to obtain properties of the parsed. It can also be used to set properties such as calibration settings. IOHIDElement is a CFType object and as such conforms to all the conventions expected such object.
This documentation assumes that you have a basic understanding of the material contained in Accessing Hardware From Applications For definitions of I/O Kit terms used in this documentation, such as matching dictionary, family, and driver, see the overview of I/O Kit terms and concepts in the "Device Access and the I/O Kit" chapter of Accessing Hardware From Applications. This documentation also assumes you have read Human Interface Device & Force Feedback. Please review documentation before using this reference.
All of the information described in this document is contained in the header file
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