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Meshes in moveit setup assistant

asked 2013-07-17 10:39:10 -0500

aespielberg gravatar image

updated 2013-07-22 04:47:12 -0500

Hi all,

Pretty quick question: can meshes be used and rendered in urdf files for the moveit_setup_assistant? I ask because currently, when I try to load a urdf with a reference to a .stl file, I get the following error:

[rospack] Error: no package/stack given And mesh files don't load. Does anyone know why this is?

EDIT: I'm actually wondering - is this just a limitation of rviz? Are there certain ways one would have to have their urdf formatted to make all the meshes appear properly? Will only certain filetypes render?

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URDF can reference to mesh files (example) and RViz can render mesh (example), but I'm not sure about importing URDF that refers to .stl files.

130s gravatar image130s ( 2014-09-28 20:52:18 -0500 )edit

But the following error seems more generic than specific issue of URDF-STL.

[rospack] Error: no package/stack
130s gravatar image130s ( 2014-09-28 20:52:34 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-11-08 14:24:03 -0500

bpinaya gravatar image

Did you try sourced the setup.sh in that terminal? I think I had that issue once and it was just that I was forgetting to do so.

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