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asked 2013-09-04 21:40:43 -0500

acp gravatar image

Hi everybody.

I have a question :)

I have a and a .ui file. I would like to launch a .launch file from my over my rqt_gui.

In other words, when I click a pushbutton in my rqt_gui, I would like to launch a launch file from my plugin.

Is there a way a to develop this in the

In advance, thank you

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answered 2013-09-05 05:44:55 -0500

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updated 2013-09-05 05:49:08 -0500

Hi, I have managed to solve it like this, hope it will help to some one :), this just the piece of code that called the slot.



   def _load_launchfile_slot(self):

    launchfile_name = 'patrolbot_navigation.launch'
    folder_name_launchfile = 'launch'
    pkg_name  =  'patrol_navigation'

         #launchfile = os.path.join(rospkg.RosPack().get_path(pkg_name), folder_name_launchfile, launchfile_name)
         #print( launchfile)
        args =  roslaunch.rlutil.resolve_launch_arguments([pkg_name, launchfile_name])
        rospy.loginfo("Starting task: %s"%args)
        runner = roslaunch.parent.ROSLaunchParent( rospy.get_param("/run_id"), args)
    except IndexError as e:
        raise RLException('IndexError: {}'.format(e.message))
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can i get full file of your work? i kinda familiar with rqt plugin with cpp but not familiar with phyton.

Jundan128 gravatar image Jundan128  ( 2018-10-25 22:02:03 -0500 )edit

answered 2013-09-04 22:07:11 -0500

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updated 2013-09-05 02:30:40 -0500

Is rqt_launch not sufficient for you? That's indeed missing many features yet, but it does look for available .launch files and lets you run/shutdown launch files.

Though I can't give right now a step-by-step instruction or anything, look at NodeProxy class here that accesses roslaunch.nodeprocess.

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Well, it is not, because have a GUI that has to run in parallel with RViz. And, I want to run just one .launch file when I click on a pushbutton. So I can visualize it in RViz. I took a look to the code of rqt_launch and well, I don’t get much of it :). It might be quite simple to write just one line of code in the slote of the, but I don’t how to do it :) do you have a clue :) thank you.

acp gravatar image acp  ( 2013-09-04 22:14:55 -0500 )edit

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