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Custom attributes in SDF files

asked 2020-02-06 16:17:34 -0600

Jenny B gravatar image

Is it possible to add custom attributes to SDF elements other than plugins? For example should I be able to do:

<model>
    <my_random_thing>5</my_random_thing>
    ...
</model>

and then be able to access my_random_thing from the SDF element associated with my model? I know this works for plugins, but I can't get it to work for models.

Thanks.

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If you use ROS with your system you can save "your random thing" on rosparam server to access it from nodes and plugins.

kumpakri gravatar imagekumpakri ( 2020-02-10 07:35:31 -0600 )edit

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answered 2020-02-07 16:35:46 -0600

nlamprian gravatar image

Reading the specification, I'd say it's not possible.

You can do this for plugins due to the copy_data element, which is not part of the model spec.

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