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moving an actor model

asked 2014-11-25 05:05:41 -0500

jdddog gravatar image


I can't seem to move actors that get added to the world, they always move a tiny bit and get reset back to their original positions (unlike other models such as spheres). I'm thinking the animation resets the pose, but am new to Gazebo so am a bit unsure as to where to start looking. Does anyone have any idea why this would be?

The sdf that I insert into the world is pretty simple:

<sdf version ='1.5'>
    <actor name='actor0'>

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Thanks for your help!


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answered 2014-11-25 14:06:40 -0500

nkoenig gravatar image

The actor class does reset the pose. If you just want to have a DAE file that you can move around, you can use:

<model name="human">
  <link name="link">
    <visual name="visual">

I winged the above, so there might be some typos. It also is only a visual with no collision.

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Sweet thanks!

jdddog gravatar imagejdddog ( 2014-11-26 04:04:14 -0500 )edit
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