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rqt_plot fixed y-axis limits

asked 2015-05-19 08:09:26 -0500

niall gravatar image


I'm trying to fix the y-axis of rqt_plot to certain values but as soon as higher values appear, the y-axis rescales. I've found numerous threads autoscaling in rqt_plot but none provide me with a usable solution. I've tried:

  • pausing and setting the limits manually, but it simply resets after
  • turning off autoscroll and then setting the limits manually
  • all 3 possible backends
  • Set use only visible data in the widget but even then when higher values appear, the y-axis limits are expanded and not retracted when these high values are out of the view.

I'm running rqt_plot version 0.3.10. Thanks in advance!

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answered 2015-05-19 11:39:17 -0500

ahendrix gravatar image

updated 2015-05-19 11:40:27 -0500

Sorry; this feature isn't implemented.

You can open a feature request ( ) or attempt to implement it yourself (add an additional settings item which calls set_autoscale() )

Note that autoscale and autoscroll are two different things - autoscrolling repositions the X axis, and autoscale adjusts the Y axis bounds.

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OK then that's why I couldn't find the feature. I'll see if I can open a feature request. Thanks for your quick response!

niall gravatar image niall  ( 2015-05-21 09:05:01 -0500 )edit

it looks like there is an open pull request on this matter:

Pablo Iñigo Blasco gravatar image Pablo Iñigo Blasco  ( 2018-09-05 07:23:15 -0500 )edit

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