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how to display a mesh with texture in RViz?

asked 2011-03-05 11:01:03 -0600

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Hello All, All am trying is loading an OBJ model from a file and display/visualize using RViz. Or consider I have a node that publishes a new mesh and corresponding texture data @30Hz. Is there a way to display this 3D mesh with texture in RViz? Thank you for any help.

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answered 2011-03-06 12:01:30 -0600

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updated 2011-03-06 12:11:28 -0600

It is possible to display an arbitrary mesh in Rviz, but you cannot currently display a OBJ mesh. Currently you can display a collada, stl, and Ogre mesh file. You display them using a marker message. You can find out more about displaying meshes with markers by looking at the Mesh Resource marker .

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answered 2012-10-26 06:35:28 -0600

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I have the same problem, I am using markers to display a mesh that comes form a .3ds file. The mesh is shown correctly, but without texture.

If I don't set the colors, it appears in black, if I set colors it appear the entire mesh in that color.

I know that the .3ds file carries the color information, is there anyway to show it properly in Rviz?

Regards.

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