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Get all available field names from ROS or ROS 2 point cloud message structure

Since R2021a


names = rosReadAllFieldNames(pcloud) returns all the fields that are stored in the ROS or ROS 2 'sensor_msgs/PointCloud2' message structure, pcloud, and returns them in names.

Input Arguments

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Point cloud, specified as a message structure for ROS or ROS 2 'sensor_msgs/PointCloud2' message.

Output Arguments

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List of field names in 'sensor_msgs/PointCloud2' message, returned as a cell array of character vectors. If no fields exist in the message, fieldname returns an empty cell array.

Extended Capabilities

Version History

Introduced in R2021a