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not able to select topic in rviz

asked 2012-03-26 02:29:51 -0500

anonymous user


updated 2012-03-26 16:40:40 -0500

tfoote gravatar image

I started with introduction to working with laserscanner data tutorials:

as it says i executed the following commands in terminal:

roscore in a terminal

then again

$ rosbag play laser.bag[ INFO] [1331111093.757680745]: Opening laser.bag

Waiting 0.2 seconds after advertising topics... done.

Hit space to toggle paused, or 's' to step.
 [RUNNING]  Bag Time: 1275001525.634246   Duration: 41.420635 / 41.431989    
root@arun-Dell-System-Inspiron-N4110:~# rostopic list -v | grep sensor_msgs/LaserScan
root@arun-Dell-System-Inspiron-N4110:~# rosrun rviz rviz

in rviz i could not find the laserscan or /tilt_scan topic. i have inserted the rviz i got after rosrun rviz rviz

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can anyone tell me why i'm not able to see the topics list and visualize laserdata in rviz

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answered 2012-03-26 16:42:21 -0500

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If you wait for the rosbag to finish playing and exit it will no longer be published.

I would run rosbag in a separate terminal and pause it while you get rviz setup, or run rostopic list.

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