Re: installing VisAD using visad.jar

Hi Haiyan,

> I try to install VisAD (using visad.jar) in the following way (as shown
> in FAQ).
> 
> *******************************************
>         1.Install JDK 1.2 or JDK 1.3 from Sun's web site.
>          2.Optionally, install Java3D 1.1.3 from Sun's Java3D
>          3.Download the visad.jar file from the VisAD web site.
>          4.Set your CLASSPATH environment variable to point
>            to the location of the visad.jar file that you just
> downloaded.
>          5.Try running the VisAD SpreadSheet to verify your
>            installation:
>                  java visad.ss.SpreadSheet
> 
> *******************************************
> But when I run  java visad.ss.SpreadSheet, I got the following error
> message.
> 
> Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError:
> visad/ss/SpeadSheet
> 
> I have no ideas. I hope to get some help.

This is almost certainly a problem with your CLASSPATH.
It should be:

  /full_pathname_of_directory/visad.jar

Cheers,
Bill
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