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ELAN, FocalTech and Synaptics (Smart Touchpad) Driver (Mac OS X)

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14 minutes ago, Andrey1970 said:

EFI/Clover/Kexts/Other - for Clover

or

EFI/OC/Kexts - for OpenCore

 

@Andrey1970 Thanks for your fast reply. I did it but it is not working. I am using Clover. Do I have to delete any other kext? My keyboard works but trackpad not. I am using VoodooPS2Controller.kext by @RehabMan

 

I tried with the SmartTouchpad Version v4.7 beta 5

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20 hours ago, Limaho said:

I am confuse about which one is my trackpad, I dont know if is ElAN or Logitech 🤔

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04F3 is a USB id for Elan.

 

Also he will probably never release an updated version of the source code so you might want to contribute to voodoo instead.

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41 minutes ago, dragonm246 said:

04F3 is a USB id for Elan.

 

Also he will probably never release an updated version of the source code so you might want to contribute to voodoo instead.

 

Thanks @dragonm246 for your reply. I found this https://github.com/alexandred/VoodooI2C/blob/master/Documentation/Installation.md but  I am looking some tutorials to see how to patch DSDT, I am new on this. To be honest, I just want the basic gestures and movements for the trackpad.

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I've found something interesting for settings via PrefPane

 

So, who has an empty prefPane when you installed a fresh copy of modern system 10.12+ and you want to make some settings in it. Like to enable Clicking.

By default PrefPane saves it's settings in plist file located at 

~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.AppleMultitouchTrackpad.plist

and by default sometimes earlier you can enable Clicking via Terminal:

defaults write com.apple.AppleMultitouchTrackpad Clicking -bool true

but something went wrong (AAPL cheers) and a Key 'Clicking' has a wrong value format. It should be bool but has an integer. So we have to fix this issue

integer --> bool

Open this file with your editor.app (PlistEdit for ex) and fix this:

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to this

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and then reboot or reenter account. 

Voila! Your prefPane will work properly.

 

EDIT:  Also I tried to revert this value format to the wrong one (integer --> 0) and reentered acc.  PrefPane worked after all. Setting 'Tap to click' was enabled but no clicking was physically. Then I tried two commands:

defaults write com.apple.AppleMultitouchTrackpad Clicking -integer 1

defaults write com.apple.AppleMultitouchTrackpad Clicking -int 1

without success. Then  unchecked 'Tap to click' and prefPane automatically fixed in it's plist integer (0) --> bool (false). Checked it once more to enable Clicking and voila: plist file has bool (true) and everything is working fine.

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Hey.
I installed Mojave 10.14.5 on my Skylake laptop.
I tried to add kext ApplePS2SmartTouchPad.kext to the folder /CLOVER/kexts/Other, reboot, but the touchpad is that there is very limited without multigetto. I tried to throw this text in the Kext Utility, but after rebooting the result was the same.
Does anyone know how to make my Synaptics touchpad work on mac OS 10.14.5?

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