*How to Use
 java -jar lmntal.jar [options...]                 --> start interactive mode
 java -jar lmntal.jar [options...] [filenames...]  --> load from files and run
 java -jar lmntal.jar [options...] -e 'program'    --> run a one-liner program
*LaViT: LMNtal Visual Tools [#ed6fa884]

The LaViT IDE should be quite easy to use.  

 -t            - trace mode
 -v[0-9]       - set verbose level ( -v = -v5 )
 -s[0-3]       - set shuffle level ( -s = -s3 )
 -g            - graphical mode (experimental)

***Verbose Level
The upper-left pane is for
editing programs, while the upper-right pane shows system output.

Expresses how verbosely an LMNtal process is displayed.
To run your program, use one of the buttons on the lower-left pane:

   0: silence
   2: default
   3: print `proxy atoms' and contents of rulesets
   4: expand operators
   5: expand atoms (default)
   6: expand rulesets
:''Compile'':|  Invoke the LMNtal compiler to generate intermediate code.
:''UNYO(2G)'', ''UNYO(3G)'':|  Invoke the 3rd-generation UNYO-UNYO visualizer.  (UNYO-UNYO internally uses the Java runtime.)
:''SLIM'':|  Run the program (LMNtal source or intermediate code) using the SLIM runtime.
:''StateViewer'':|  Visualize the state-space of the program.  StateViewer internally runs SLIM with the --nd (nondeterministic execution) option.

***Shuffle Level
To model-check your program, click the ''LTL model check'' tab of the upper-right pane,

Expresses how randomly the execution goes on.

   0: use an atom stack for each membrane (atoms are selected in LIFO manner)
   1: default (atoms are selected in some arbitrary manner, not random nor LIFO)
   2: select atoms and membranes randomly from a membrane
   3: select atoms, membranes and rules randomly from a membrane
and proceed as follows:

***Graphical Mode (experimental)
- Define propositional symbols that represent properties of states (using the syntax of the left-hand sides of rewrite rules). 
- Specify an LTL formula representing the property you wish to check.
- Press the ''Translate'' button to compile the formula to a Buchi automaton.
- Press the ''slim --ltl'' (or ''slim --ltl-all'' or ''LTL StateViewer'') button to check the specified property.

In graphical mode, a window is displayed that visualizes
the content of the atoms and links at the root (top-level) membrane.
Pressing space bar or clicking on 'Go ahead' button
will proceed the computation step by step.
Atoms can be dragged to arbitrary positions so that the graph
can be viewed better.
To terminate the execution, please close the window manually.
Examples of propositional symbols and LTL formulas can be found by opening the programs under the ''demo/ltl'' directory of the distribution.

**Interactive Mode
You can save and load the set of propositional symbols and a LTL formula (that can be numbered from 0 to 9) using the "LTL File" feature on the lower-right. 

Interactive mode will start when filenames are not specified in the command line.
The process to be executed can be given in multiple lines.
Press the enter key twice to finish the process and execute it.
For further details, see [[LaViT>http://www.ueda.info.waseda.ac.jp/lmntal/lavit/]] (in Japanese).

The following list shows some interactive-mode commands:
*LMNtal Java [#pbaad941]

 q             - quit
 h             - see help
 trace|notrace - set trace mode
 verbose [0-9] - set verbose level
 shuffle [0-3] - set shuffle level
The old page describing the use of LMNtal Java has been moved.
See [[How to Use LMNtal Java]] for details.

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