trouble opening a robot model on Gazebo

asked 2017-08-15 06:24:27 -0500

elnazakherati gravatar image

I am trying to open SDF files which were exported from solidworks by gazebo exporter plug-in. I have saved the folder containing .sdf and .config files (and also meshes folder) to gazebo_models folder. They do show up in gazebo->insert panel, but when i select my robot it wouldn't be applied to the main screen of gazebo. what should i do to really have the robot on gazebo? PS: I am running Gazebo 7 on Ubuntu 14.04 (in case it matters)

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there're probably some errors. Running `gazebo --verbose` then inserting your model may output some useful info in the console

iche033 gravatar imageiche033 ( 2017-08-15 12:05:14 -0500 )edit

@iche044 I'm not quite familiar with gazebo-verbose. Is this the "DRCSim" that says here: ?

elnazakherati gravatar imageelnazakherati ( 2017-08-16 13:20:52 -0500 )edit

By default, gazebo doesn't print any error messages, so --verbose is just a flag to tell gazebo to be more verbose and output warning and error messages in case something goes wrong. This may help you debug when the model is not appearing

iche033 gravatar imageiche033 ( 2017-08-16 14:59:10 -0500 )edit