Aspect Browser: Aspect Emacs and Nebulous
Frequently Asked Questions
- Q: Do the tools support regular expressions?
- Q: Do I need Aspect Browser Emacs to make this tool work
A: Nebulous can now run independently from both Aspect
Browser Emacs and Emacs. Many of the features of Aspect Browser
Emacs is now inside Nebulous when Nebulous runs in its independent
- Q: What versions of JDK is required for Aspect Browser?
A: JDK 1.3 is the only one that works with Aspect Browser. JDK 1.2
lack some features this program requires. JDK 1.4 does not work with
Aspect Browser at this time.
- Q: On Solaris, when I do M-x ab-mode, it gives me
"Symbol's function definition is void: unless". How can I correct
A: Make sure your emacs version is 20.3.2 or greater. Check
the version with "emacs -version".
- Q: What files are generated when I save my session?
A: You can name the files now. The files now contains
both the files and the aspect patterns added to the session.
- Q: Why does Nebulous reject my old saved files?
A:The save file format has been drastically modified in
order to support many new features. Sorry, you will have to recreate
a new work session within the tool and then save the file.
- Q: How do make Nebulous automatically load a saved
session, read in all the project files, and add all the patterns
A: Name your saved session file as "modules".
- Q: Why do some or all of my aspects are not loaded into
Nebulous when I launch Nebulous from aspect Emacs?
A: You may have a file named "modules" in your
working directory and Nebulous will automatically read that file if
- Q: Regular expressions will not work with Nebulous and I
keep on getting java exception errors when I try to do exact
matching or regular expression patterns. Am I missing something?
A: First, make you sure you have the gnu regular expression
jar file. This file is included in the downloadable Aspect Browser
package. Make sure you have your classpaths set to that jar file as
specified in the installation instructions.
Last revised: March 20, 2002