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rqt_reconfigure not displaying dynamic parameters

asked 2013-11-14 17:58:40 -0600

I am adding support of dynamic reconfigure to a node following this tutorial. ( ). code is same as written in tutorial.

Problem: loading dynamic parameter in rqt_reconfigure gui
System Configuration : ROS Groovy on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Error : when selecting dynamic_reconfigure node in rqt_gui

[INFO] [WallTime: 1384492760.076999] reconf loading #1/1 0.0 / 0.0sec node=/dynamic_reconfigure_node Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/opt/ros/groovy/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/rqt_reconfigure/", line 248, in _selection_changed_slot self._selection_selected(index_current, rosnode_name_selected) File "/opt/ros/groovy/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/rqt_reconfigure/", line 198, in _selection_selected item_widget = item_child.get_dynreconf_widget()
File "/opt/ros/groovy/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/rqt_reconfigure/", line 148, in get_dynreconf_widget self._param_name_raw) File "/opt/ros/groovy/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/rqt_reconfigure/", line 57, in __init__ group_desc, node_name) File "/opt/ros/groovy/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/rqt_reconfigure/", line 152, in __init__ self._create_node_widgets(config) File "/opt/ros/groovy/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/rqt_reconfigure/", line 198, in _create_node_widgets widget = eval(_GROUP_TYPES[group['type']])(self.updater, group) File "/opt/ros/groovy/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/rqt_reconfigure/", line 247, in __init__ super(BoxGroup, self).__init__(updater, config) TypeError: __init__() takes exactly 4 arguments (3 given)

Snapshot of rqt_reconfigure GUI

However if i remove grouping of parameter
angles = gen.add_group("Angles") and change
angles.add(.....) to -> gen.add(....)
Every thing works !!!

snapshot of rqt_reconfigure

i want to change parameter of many sensors dynamically for that i need sensor grouping. Searched a lot for solution but not able to find solution. Please help.

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answered 2013-11-15 03:22:31 -0600

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Grouping is not yet implemented and a ticket is there with which I haven't arranged time to implement. Patch is very much appreciated.

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