Gazebo | Ignition | Community
Ask Your Question

Is there a way to start Gazebo with a smaller window size?

asked 2016-03-08 09:29:10 -0600

sm02 gravatar image

Whenever I launch Gazebo from the command line, it isn't in fullscreen mode but the window is maximized and takes up the whole screen. Is there a way I can launch gazebo with a smaller window that doesn't take up the entire screen?

edit retag flag offensive close merge delete

1 Answer

Sort by ยป oldest newest most voted

answered 2016-03-08 12:15:52 -0600

chapulina gravatar image

Open Gazebo, resize and reposition the window the way you want it to look when you open it, then on the top menu, choose:

File -> Save Configuration

The next time you open Gazebo, it will open that way ;)

Behind the scenes, Gazebo is updating the ~/.gazebo/gui.ini file with geometry information like this:


You can also change these values manually if you'd like.

edit flag offensive delete link more


Great, thank you!

sm02 gravatar imagesm02 ( 2016-03-10 11:40:27 -0600 )edit

Question Tools

1 follower


Asked: 2016-03-08 09:29:10 -0600

Seen: 15,603 times

Last updated: Mar 08 '16