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has

Check if ROS parameter name exists

Description

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exists = has(ptree,paramname) checks if the parameter with name paramname exists in the parameter tree, ptree.

Examples

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Connect to a ROS network. Create a parameter tree and check for the 'MyParam' parameter.

rosinit
Launching ROS Core...
.............................................Done in 1.1755 seconds.
Initializing ROS master on http://192.168.0.10:58878.
Initializing global node /matlab_global_node_41521 with NodeURI http://bat1002911glnxa64:34887/
ptree = rosparam;
has(ptree,'MyParam')
ans = logical
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Set the 'MyParam' parameter and verify it exists. Disconnect from ROS network.

set(ptree,'MyParam','test')
has(ptree,'MyParam')
ans = logical
   1

rosshutdown
Shutting down global node /matlab_global_node_41521 with NodeURI http://bat1002911glnxa64:34887/
Shutting down ROS master on http://192.168.0.10:58878.
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Input Arguments

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Parameter tree, specified as a ParameterTree object handle. Create this object using the rosparam function.

ROS parameter name, specified as a string scalar or character vector. This string must match the parameter name exactly.

Output Arguments

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Flag indicating whether the parameter exists, returned as true or false.

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Introduced in R2019b