Path planning Python tutorial Rviz.

asked 2020-12-06 14:36:13 -0500

Mike87333 gravatar image

Hi, I am looking for a python tutorial where working code samples that illustrate how global_planner should be used. I have a map with a robot on it and I want to plot the path between A and B in Rviz by using a marker. I have looked at but I could not figure out how to use it.

Thank you for your time.

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Well, the global planner is a C++ plugin to move_base. Once properly configured, a nav_msgs/Path is published from the current position to the goal, when it receives a new goal. This can also be visualized in rviz.

maybe have a look at the general navigation tutorials.

If this is not sufficient, please provide more context what you are trying to do. Also please state what you've tried so far, what did and what didn't work and what resources you used for finding similar problems. Thanks.

mgruhler gravatar image mgruhler  ( 2020-12-07 03:24:36 -0500 )edit