Reload Rviz after modifying urdf code without using Ctrl+C


is it possible to reload the rviz environment so it shows new modifications made in the urdf file? (without using Ctrl+C in the webshell and relaunching the urdf file).

For example, let’s say I change the color of one cylinder from red to blue in the urdf file. I will not see the color change unless I first press Ctrl+C on the webshell that’s running the roslaunch command, and then relaunch the urdf file.

Thank you!

Hi @j.riveiroh,
There should be a reset button in the bottom left, that does exactly that. Of course the new urdf has to be loaded into the parameter server as ‘robot_description’. This is usually done in a launch file.

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