tectonic -X init

Initializes a new Tectonic workspace in the current directory.

This is a V2 CLI command. For information on the original (”V1” CLI), see its reference page.

Usage Synopsis

tectonic -X init


This command will create a bare-bones Tectonic.toml file in the target directory. The project’s name will be initialized to the name of the workspace directory.

It will also create a placeholder source file in src/main.tex.

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