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Not Seeing Robot in rviz

asked 2014-01-04 06:33:46 -0500

daalt gravatar image

I'm working through the URDF Tutorial and one of the first things to do is to load a example file, 01-myfirst.urdf, into rviz for visualization. So I load the example file as is, run the rviz launch file, rviz opens up, and the rviz grid is empty -- no robot!

I do get a warning message in rviz that says:

No tf data. Actual error: Fixed Frame [map] does not exist

What does this mean? What's missing? Why can't I see the robot?

P.S. I'm running Hydro.

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answered 2014-01-04 09:15:38 -0500

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I would think this is a duplicate of no robot visible in rviz for urdf tutorial.

Have you used the search?

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Thanks. That was it! Yes, I used the search but I did not come across that post.

daalt gravatar image daalt  ( 2014-01-04 16:42:37 -0500 )edit

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