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Import scene model into RVIZ/MoveIt

asked 2014-05-12 14:19:57 -0500

cmeaclem gravatar image

updated 2014-06-18 21:31:19 -0500

Hi all,

I am wanting to launch RVIZ and have it import laboratory environment into the planning scene. I have a 3D model of the lab in SolidWorks and available as an STL.

How can I do this? Are there any parameters i can load this into?

Cheers

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answered 2014-07-17 12:01:23 -0500

JoSo gravatar image

updated 2014-07-19 12:23:14 -0500

@cmeaclem,

If, in Rviz, you navigate to the Motion Planning tab 'Scene Object' there is a window and button that lets you import a file. Once the file is loaded you can move your object in the world using the gui or imarkers and then save the config.

Hope this helps

Update: You can follow this to save the scene to the warehouse database. Then you can load from the same tab after launching. The connect button does need to be clicked a few times in order to connect and you may need to change the warehouse database path to save. From then on, you should just need to load the scene from the Motion Planning > Stored Scene tab.

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So if I save the RViz configuration it will automatically load that scene next time I run my rviz application?

cmeaclem gravatar imagecmeaclem ( 2014-07-18 23:57:28 -0500 )edit

@cmeaclem Sorry, saving the Rviz configuration will save the display tabs that you have added to the left window pane. Handy, but not the answer I believe you need. See above for more accurate solution

JoSo gravatar imageJoSo ( 2014-07-19 12:28:20 -0500 )edit

I clicked the tab 'scene objects' and pressed the button 'import from text' ,but only *.scene file can be found, i can't choose my STL file.What should i do? thanks!

SaltyFish gravatar imageSaltyFish ( 2018-04-25 14:28:38 -0500 )edit

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