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Is there any documentation available for rviz gui programming in python?

asked 2013-03-17 04:06:57 -0500

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updated 2014-01-28 17:15:45 -0500

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I have been trying to make a gui using rviz in python. The widgets I am creating have an rviz VisualizationFrame in them. There are gui elements there but there is no documentation anywhere that I could find, especially for the apis to these elements.

Anyone knows anyway I could solve this problem, apart from the many dir() calls I am currently making at each step to know all the callable functions?

I am not sure if this should be another question or can be included here, but is there any documentation for writing the config file for rviz(to load from)?

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answered 2013-03-17 06:26:21 -0500

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updated 2013-03-17 06:28:30 -0500

Depending on what you are doing, rqt may be a good solution.

It is designed to handle both Python and C++ plugins. In Groovy, there is an rviz plugin available for rqt.

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Thanks, joq. I did consider rqt too but later stuck to pure rviz. But, the main thing I want here is a way for coding using rviz without any documentation.

devesh gravatar image devesh  ( 2013-03-17 06:40:10 -0500 )edit

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