Getting more information
To learn more about what caused the error, you can click the button labeled More Detail>> in Figure 1.
It is unlikely that you will understand the explanation.
That explanation is given in terms of the underlying Java language.
A partial sample is shown in Figure 2.
If you can understand the error message, you should probably be taking a course using Java3D instead of Alice.
Figure 2. Error message from dividing by zero.
Error during simulation. Alice version: 2.0 04/05/2005 os.name: Windows XP os.version: 5.1 os.arch: x86 java.vm.name: Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM java.vm.version: 1.3.1_10-b03 user.dir: C:\progfile\Alice\Required Throwable that caused the error: javax.vecmath.SingularMatrixException: cannot invert matrix at javax.vecmath.Matrix4d.invertGeneral... ...Remaining text deleted...