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Problems RVIZ no fixed frame

asked 2017-08-01 04:25:47 -0600

sawsi gravatar image

updated 2017-08-02 04:19:31 -0600

Hi everybody,

i'm working on RVIZ but can't set a fixed frame. There is no selection option in the dropdown.

i get the error message: No tf data. Actual error: Fixed Frame [base] does not exist.

roswtf command return this error:

ERROR The following nodes should be connected but aren't:

  • /rviz_1501573816403560019->/rosout (/rosout)
  • /base_to_world->/rviz_1501573816403560019 (/tf_static)
  • /robot_ref_publisher->/rviz_1501573816403560019 (/tf)
  • /ref_base_to_world->/rviz_1501573816403560019 (/tf_static)
  • /robot_state_publisher->/rviz_1501573816403560019 (/tf)

Please see if you can help. Thanks!

screenshot warning rviz:

screenshot rviz:

tf tree:

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What dropdown are you referring to? We'll need more information (such as screen shots, tf tree, etc.) to go off of.

jayess gravatar image jayess  ( 2017-08-01 14:02:27 -0600 )edit

I refer to dropdown fixed frame for set the global options. I have add screen shots of rviz and tf tree. (build with command rgt_tf_tree). i hope someone can help me!

sawsi gravatar image sawsi  ( 2017-08-02 04:32:35 -0600 )edit

It would be helpful for the site (and its users!) if you copy and paste the terminal output (first screenshot) here and used the formatting button to make it readable.

jayess gravatar image jayess  ( 2017-08-02 13:31:42 -0600 )edit

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answered 2017-08-02 13:34:07 -0600

jayess gravatar image

The error from roswtf isn't always a problem. I believe that it could be just that it's taking longer than the timeout limit of roswtf to connect.

As for the fixed frame issue in rviz, you're looking in the wrong dropdown to set the fixed frame. Go to Global options then set the Fixed Frame option from there.

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Many thanks for your response! I can't set a Fixed Frame at global options because the dropdown is empty. Is the tf tree correct? Do i need to connect Rviz / tf ?

sawsi gravatar image sawsi  ( 2017-08-07 08:18:55 -0600 )edit

It was a network configuration error!

sawsi gravatar image sawsi  ( 2017-08-17 05:17:52 -0600 )edit

Hi i have the same problem, i don't have the drop-down list of fixed frame. Can you tell me how do you fix it? Thanks

lolito gravatar image lolito  ( 2019-09-12 16:59:00 -0600 )edit

@lolito You should create a new question for that

jayess gravatar image jayess  ( 2019-09-12 17:04:11 -0600 )edit

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