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Specifying 2D nav goal in rviz for more than one robot?

asked 2013-04-11 03:00:48 -0500

TommyP gravatar image

I have a user interface were I use the "2D Nav Goal" in rviz to specify goal positions for a robot. Now I need to start two rviz and specify the foal for different robots. Hoq can I do that? The goal is published on "/move_base_simple/goal" and I cannot find any way to specify a namespace for that topic.

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answered 2013-04-11 19:45:59 -0500

dgossow gravatar image

Enable the 'tool properties' panel, there you can change the topic name. Or, start rviz and remap the topic name.

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I tried "rqt -s rqt_rviz/RViz --args move_base_simple:=uav/0" but that did not work. Do you have a command line that works?

TommyP gravatar image TommyP  ( 2013-04-11 22:46:48 -0500 )edit

Changing in the tools property panel worked. Thanks.

TommyP gravatar image TommyP  ( 2013-04-11 22:49:57 -0500 )edit

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