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Effective Robotics Programming with ROS - Third Edition by Aaron Martinez, Enrique Fernández, Luis Sánchez, Anil Mahtani

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Modifying parameters with rqt_reconfigure

A good option for understanding all the parameters configured in this chapter, is by using rqt_reconfigure to change the values without restarting the simulation.

To launch rqt_reconfigure, use the following command:

$ rosrun rqt_reconfigure rqt_reconfigure

You will see the screen as follows:

Modifying parameters with rqt_reconfigure

As an example, we are going to change the parameter max_vel_x configured in the file, base_local_planner_params.yaml. Click over the move_base menu and expand it. Then select TrajectoryPlannerROS in the menu tree. You will see a list of parameters. As you can see, the max_vel_x parameter has the same value that we assigned ...

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