Motion Editor Markup.
paste. This works for pages, poses, and individual
Dynamixel settings. I found this very handy to copy a page
from another robot file, or a step or pose from another
On the right-hand side of the interface are three tabs.
The first is the “Basic Pose Editor” which allows
adjustment of each Dynamixel. A single click instructs your
connected robot to move to the selected pose. There are
two small light bulbs at the bottom of the page. Click the
dark bulb to disable torque or the yellow one to enable
toque. While the torque is disabled, those Dynamixels can
be repositioned by hand and re-enabled when in position.
When you click on the light bulb to re-enable, “Pose of
Robot” gets filled in with the current location of the
attached Dynamixels. This is commonly referred to as
“catch and play.” The second tab is “Pose Utility” which
opens up a 3D graphical view that can be configured from
a large selection of standard robots.
If you build one of the standard configurations with
this tool, you click on a page to select it and then click on
a step; its pose is reflected in the virtual representation.
The small icons to the right provide tips as you hover your
cursor over them. Using them, you can center the view,
select an object, rotate your point of view, zoom, and
pan. Hovering over the icons displays tips: mouse the
middle button to rotate the point of view, use the middle
mouse button plus CTRL to pan, and use the scroll wheel
for zoom. This makes it pretty easy to change your view to
focus on one area or look from a different side at what
your pose is doing. One of the really neat aspects of this is
that a robot file can be loaded while the robot is not
necessarily connected, and you can select a page such as
the built-in walk. You can click the play icon at the top of
the page and observe the page or a set of linked pages,
RoboPlus Motion Pose Utility.
Pose Utility Mirror.
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