arara - Man Page

a TeX automation tool based on rules and directives.

Synopsis

arara [options] documents...

Description

arara is a TeX automation tool based on rules and directives. It gives you a way to enhance your TeX experience. The tool is an effort to provide a concise way to automate the daily TeX workflow for users and also package writers. Users might write their own rules when the provided ones do not suffice.

arara takes a list of documents as input. They will be processed according to their directives. Options apply to the execution of all documents.

Options

--log

Generate a log output.

--verbose

Print or suppress command output.

--dry-run

Go through all the motions of running a command but with no actual calls.

--safe-run

Run in safe mode and disable potentially harmful features.

--header

Extract directives only in the file header.

--preamble

Set the file preamble as named based on the configuration file.

--timeout

Sets an execution timeout for spawned processes.

--language

Set the localization to the language specified by code.

--max-loops

Set the number > 0 of loops for looping directives.

--working-directory

Set the working directory for the whole execution.

--call-property

Pass a property as key=value parameter into the application to be used within the session.

--version

Show the version and exit.

--help

Show a help message and exit.

Bugs

Issue tracker at https://gitlab.com/islandoftex/arara/-/issues.

Info

04 April 2021 v6.1.0