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rostopic autocompletion for published topics, msg-type and YAML #64
@wjwwood Before the patch, at least on my machine, the tab completion did not work for the topic name, the msg-type and the data in yaml format. If you want to send a message with a type like geometry_msgs/PoseWithCovarianceStamped you need to type all the fields and the data by hand and watch out for problems with the format and escaping of data, which is kind of annoying. :)
After the patch the tab completion should be able to complete the topic name, based on the already available topics. The type of the topic is retrieved and completed, so no std_msgs/String publishing on a topic which expects something like a geometry_msgs/PoseStamped and the prototype of the message is also completed. In the prototype you can just fill in the parts of data you want to publish.