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How to add an icon to a custom display type in RViz?

asked 2015-07-17 03:47:46 -0500

takahashi gravatar image

I wrote a custom display type for RViz (see e.g. here) and I would like to have an icon displayed, when I browse for it in RViz.

In the above link, I see that there is a OculusDisplay.png in the directory icons/classes/.., but I can not figure out, how to link this. Does anybody know how this is done?

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answered 2015-07-17 09:29:22 -0500

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As far as I can tell, that's it, you've essentially figured it out.

For a custom display I put together, I just copied my png to the icons/classes/ directory, with the same name as the Display (I believe as it's found in the plugin_description.xml file).

With that done, it just worked.

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lol, it's as easy as that. I forgot to change the name of the icon according to my display type, how silly.

takahashi gravatar image takahashi  ( 2015-07-17 10:25:57 -0500 )edit

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