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Is there a way to find the definition of a class or function quickly in ROS?

asked 2014-09-01 16:04:38 -0500

guodi gravatar image

In my project, there are several packages and some classes use inheritance... Is there a way to quickly find class and function instead of open all the related source files one by one in ROS?........... Thanks!

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answered 2014-09-01 19:43:15 -0500

Well, this is not a ROS specific problem, but you could use an IDE such as Eclipse to help you with that.

In Eclipse, you can set the mouse over a function name or a class name and right click -> Open Definition to open the file where the name that you are highlighting is defined.

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answered 2014-09-03 08:25:42 -0500

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If you know the name of the function you want to find, you can just use grep in the terminal:

grep -r -i my_function_name my_catkin_ws/src/

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