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How to change width of the map generated by Gmapping [closed]

asked 2013-02-24 00:31:01 -0500

updated 2013-02-24 00:31:33 -0500

When in use gmappung package to create a map it makes a map of 4000X000. Is there a way to change this value??? I need a smaller map like 512X512 . I have tried changing xmin,ymin,xmax,ymax parameters..but still map is of same size.

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Closed for the following reason the question is answered, right answer was accepted by ayush_dewan
close date 2013-02-24 18:53:07

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answered 2013-02-24 01:25:18 -0500

dornhege gravatar image

The parameters you mention are the correct ones to set. How exactly did you set them?

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By default its -100 and 100 for both x and y so i changed them to -50 to 50 but still when i save map using map_saver it says received a map of size 4000x4000..

ayush_dewan gravatar image ayush_dewan  ( 2013-02-24 01:27:01 -0500 )edit

How do you set this up/run gmapping? Maybe you're setting the parameters somewhere, but not exactly where gmapping reads them. If you are setting those parameters correctly, it sounds like a bug in gmapping to me.

dornhege gravatar image dornhege  ( 2013-02-24 01:32:55 -0500 )edit

I am doing it in launch file ... i'll print the those values and see whether parameters are being set with right values or not..

ayush_dewan gravatar image ayush_dewan  ( 2013-02-24 01:54:18 -0500 )edit

I was not setting the parameters correctly..changing xmin,ymin etc changes the dimension of map.

ayush_dewan gravatar image ayush_dewan  ( 2013-02-24 18:52:37 -0500 )edit

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