Cancel last goal sent by client
a cancel request for the tracked goal, which is the last one sent
to the action server. The specified client sends the request.
If the goal is in the
'active' state, the
server preempts the execution of the goal. If the goal is
it is recalled. If this client has not sent a goal, or if the previous
goal was achieved, this function returns immediately.
Send and Cancel ROS Action Goals
This example shows how to send and cancel goals for ROS actions. Action types must be setup beforehand with an action server running.
You must have set up the
'/fibonacci' action type. To run this action server, use the following command on the ROS system:
rosrun actionlib_tutorials fibonacci_server
First, set up a ROS action client. Then, send a goal message with modified parameters. Finally, cancel your goal and all goals on the action server.
Connect to a ROS network with a specified IP address. Create a ROS action client connected to the ROS network using
rosactionclient. Specify the action name. Wait for the client to be connected to the server.
Initializing global node /matlab_global_node_18287 with NodeURI http://192.168.203.1:55284/
[actClient,goalMsg] = rosactionclient('/fibonacci','DataFormat','struct'); waitForServer(actClient);
Send a goal message with modified parameters. Wait for the goal to finish executing.
goalMsg.Order = int32(4); [resultMsg,resultState] = sendGoalAndWait(actClient,goalMsg)
resultMsg = struct with fields: MessageType: 'actionlib_tutorials/FibonacciResult' Sequence: [0 1 1 2 3]
resultState = 'succeeded'
ans = ' MessageType : actionlib_tutorials/FibonacciResult Sequence : [0, 1, 1, 2, 3]'
Send a new goal message without waiting.
goalMsg.Order = int32(5); sendGoal(actClient,goalMsg)
Cancel the goal on the ROS action client,
Cancel all the goals on the action server that
actClient is connected to.
Delete the action client.
Disconnect from the ROS network.
Shutting down global node /matlab_global_node_18287 with NodeURI http://192.168.203.1:55284/
client — ROS action client
SimpleActionClient object handle
ROS action client, specified as a
handle. This simple action client enables you to track a single goal
at a time.
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