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What is wrong with my xacro file that I can't see the color of the box in gazebo?

asked 2016-06-24 15:31:13 -0600

rahul gravatar image

Here is my xacro file:

<?xml version="1.0" ?>

<robot name="$(arg roboname)" xmlns:xacro="">

  <xacro:property name="PI" value="3.1415926835897931"/> 

<link name="base_link">
         <origin xyz="0 0 1" rpy="0 0 ${-PI/2}"/>
            <box size="2.62 1.3 1.4478"/>
        <origin xyz="0 0 1" rpy="0 0 ${-PI/2}"/>
            <box size="2.62 1.3 1.4478"/>
         <material name="Yellow"/>


<joint name="inertial_joint" type="fixed">
      <parent link="base_link"/>
      <child link="main_mass"/>
      <origin xyz="0 0 0" rpy="0 0 0"/>

<link name="main_mass" type="fixed">
    <!-- <parent link="inertial_joint"/> -->
        <origin xyz="0 0 1.0639" rpy="0 0 0"/>
        <mass value="1"/>
          ixx="1"  ixy="0.000000" ixz="0"
          iyy="0" iyz="0.000000"


I want box to be of yellow color but I can't see in Yellow color in gazebo. How should I fix it?

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answered 2016-06-24 23:26:51 -0600

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You'll have to define the gazebo color as well

<gazebo reference="base_link">



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