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A small sample code to trigger a haptic feedback on recent MacBook trackpad.
//
// MTActuatorTest.m
// MTActuatorTest
//
// Created by Yoshimasa Niwa on 12/2/17.
// Copyright © 2017 Yoshimasa Niwa. All rights reserved.
//
/*
MTActuatorTest
==============
This is a small sample code to trigger a haptic feedback on recent MacBook trackpad.
To build binary, use next command.
$ clang -g -fmodules -fobjc-arc -F "$(xcrun --show-sdk-platform-path)/Developer/SDKs/MacOSX.sdk/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks" -framework MultitouchSupport MTActuatorTest.m
License
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Copyright (c) 2017 Yoshimasa Niwa
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*/
@import Foundation;
@import IOKit;
CF_EXPORT CFTypeRef MTActuatorCreateFromDeviceID(UInt64 deviceID);
CF_EXPORT IOReturn MTActuatorOpen(CFTypeRef actuatorRef);
CF_EXPORT IOReturn MTActuatorClose(CFTypeRef actuatorRef);
// NOTE: There are unknown arguments.
// unknown1, unknown2, and unknown 3 are used to calcutate waveform.
// unknown1 looks like a 32bit bit fields and passed to 4th arguments of MTActuationCalculateWaveform().
// Give 0 or 0.0 for these arguments should be okay.
CF_EXPORT IOReturn MTActuatorActuate(CFTypeRef actuatorRef, SInt32 actuationID, UInt32 unknown1, Float32 unknown2, Float32 unknown3);
CF_EXPORT bool MTActuatorIsOpen(CFTypeRef actuatorRef);
static void release(CFTypeRef *typeRefRef) {
CFTypeRef typeRef = *typeRefRef;
if (typeRef) {
CFRelease(typeRef);
}
}
int main(int argc, const char * argv[]) {
@autoreleasepool {
// By using IORegistoryExploere, which is in Additional Tools for Xcode,
// Find `AppleMultitouchDevice` which has `Multitouch ID`.
// Probably this is a fixed value.
CFTypeRef actuatorRef __attribute__((cleanup(release))) = MTActuatorCreateFromDeviceID(0x200000001000000);
if (!actuatorRef) {
NSLog(@"MTActuatorCreateFromDeviceID failed.");
return 1;
}
IOReturn error;
error = MTActuatorOpen(actuatorRef);
if (error != kIOReturnSuccess) {
NSLog(@"MTActuatorOpen failed: 0x%04x", error);
return 1;
}
// To find predefiend actuation ID, run next command.
// $ otool -s __TEXT __tpad_act_plist /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/MultitouchSupport.framework/Versions/Current/MultitouchSupport|tail -n +3|awk -F'\t' '{print $2}'|xxd -r -p
// This show a embeded property list file in MultitouchSupport framework.
// There are default 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 15, and 16 actuation IDs.
error = MTActuatorActuate(actuatorRef, 6, 0, 0.0, 0.0);
if (error != kIOReturnSuccess) {
NSLog(@"MTActuatorActuate failed: 0x%04x", error);
return 1;
}
error = MTActuatorClose(actuatorRef);
if (error != kIOReturnSuccess) {
NSLog(@"MTActuatorClose failed: 0x%04x", error);
return 1;
}
}
return 0;
}
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