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 Windows XP 
os.version: 5.1 
os.arch: x86 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 
at javax.vecmath.Matrix4d.invertGeneral...

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