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Is rxplot time-synchronized?

asked 2012-12-15 07:43:31 -0600

updated 2014-01-28 17:14:35 -0600

ngrennan gravatar image

I'm monitoring a couple of message fields which come from different topics located in different machines. The question is if rxplot considers those messages having an stamp to paint the data.

If not, I wonder if there is any node to synchronize data from different topics without implement a new node using a Time Synchronizer (

They both are desirable features if don't exist yet.

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answered 2012-12-15 09:16:58 -0600

joq gravatar image

For its x-axis, rxplot uses the header.stamp from each message.

Synchronizing those time stamps between machines requires synchronizing the system times, which you should do anyway when running ROS.

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Wonderful. Thanks Joq. You always solve my doubts :-).

Pablo Iñigo Blasco gravatar image Pablo Iñigo Blasco  ( 2012-12-15 09:29:21 -0600 )edit

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