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How to display base_footprint outline in rviz?

asked 2013-05-12 06:26:25 -0600

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updated 2013-05-12 06:49:44 -0600

I've defined a base_footprint tf frame: map --> odom --> base_footprint --> base_link -->> camera frames

A footprint is defined in costmap_common_params.yaml

My .urdf.xacro file is read and parsed correctly during rviz initialization. (Is this where a base_footprint outline should be defined?)

How do I display the base_footprint outline in rviz?

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answered 2015-08-19 05:41:34 -0600

updated 2015-08-19 05:46:16 -0600

Robot footprint It shows the footprint of the robot; in our case, the robot has a footprint, which has a width of 0.4 meters and a height of 0.4 meters. Remember that this parameter is configured in the costmap_common_params file. This dimension is important because the navigation stack will move the robot in a safe mode using the values configured before. • Topic: local_costmap/robot_footprint • Type: geometry_msgs/Polygon image:image

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