Instance Method


Returns the type of information that the element contains.


virtual IOHIDElementType getType(void);

Return Value

One of the IOHIDElementType constants that describes the type of information in the element.

See Also

Managing the Element Hierarchy

- getCollectionType

Returns the type of information that a collection element contains.

- getChildElements

Returns the array of child elements, if any.

- getParentElement

Returns the parent element, if any.


The types of HID elements that you can examine.


Constants that indicate the types of relationships that exist between two or more elements.