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Name Version
rqt_multiplot 0.0.31


Rqt Multiplot Plugin


Author(s): Ralf Kaestner

Maintainer: Ralf Kaestner

License: GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL)

Operating system(s): Debian-based Linux, Mac OS X

Package PPA: ppa:anybotics/ros


This project provides a GUI plugin for visualizing numeric values in multiple 2D plots using the Qwt plotting backend.



    sudo apt-get install ros-indigo-rqt

Consult the installation instructions provided by this project.

    sudo apt-get install libqwt-dev

ROS Distribution

The package is in the ROS (melodic, noetic) distribution.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ros-melodic-rqt-multiplot
sudo apt-get install ros-noetic-rqt-multiplot

Building from Source

Create a symlink in your catkin source folder, e.g.:

ln -s ~/git/rqt_multiplot_plugin ~/catkin_ws/src
cd ~/catkin_ws
catkin build rqt_multiplot

Debian Package

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:anybotics/ros
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ros-indigo-rqt-multiplot


To launch the standalone rqt plugin, run

rosrun rqt_multiplot rqt_multiplot

To launch the rqt GUI without a perspective, run

rqt --force-discover

This will discover all plugins, which can then be loaded manually.

To delete the default configuration files (in case of problems):

rqt --clear-config

Import ROS Bag

To plot an imported ROS bag, the desired curves have to be configured before importing the bag.

Example Views

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Configure Plot

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Edit Curve

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Bugs & Feature Requests

Please report bugs and feature requests on the Issue Tracker.

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