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Linear movement with moveit?

asked 2014-09-23 08:07:45 -0600

Bastbeat gravatar image

Hello, I'm using moveit and rviz to move my robot. Anyone knows how can I define a linear movement?

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answered 2014-09-23 09:04:03 -0600

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ROS-Industrial recently released the 'Cartesian Path Planner Plug-In for MoveIt!' for RViz. That would allow you to plan / play / debug Cartesian paths from within RViz, similar to how the MoveIt plugin works.

Blog posting: Cartesian Path Planner Plug-In for MoveIt! (it's not a MoveIt plugin, but an RViz plugin).

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answered 2014-09-23 08:11:08 -0600

Rabe gravatar image

I guess you mean cartesian path? I don't think this feature is available in Rviz, but you can use the python move group commander easily to make your robot move along cartesian paths:

http://docs.ros.org/hydro/api/pr2_mov...

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