Starts the 4TeX workbench. 4TEX [[[path]main[.ext]] [include[.ext]]] | [/r | /?] main = name of TeX file (with or without extension) include = name of TeX include file ( " " ) /r = restart (no quick startup, perform all checking) /? = this help screen examples: 4TEX article 4TEX c:\texfiles\* 4TEX article.ltx 4TEX book.tex chap1 4TEX article.tex graph1.pic 4TEX book thesis.sty 4TEX g:\tex\book chap* 4TEX /r Note: 4TEX without parameters will run the quick startup using the configuration from the last 4TeX session (if available).
When specifying the `Main TeX file' you can add a path and even use
wildcards. The file extension is optional, default is
.tex. If no `Main TeX file' is
specified, the `Main 4TeX menu' will prompt for one. It is also possible to specify
an `Include TeX file', with or without wildcards. The `Include TeX file' has
no path and can only be specified after you have given a `Main TeX file'.
When using wildcards, 4TeX will look for all possible files that match the
specification and will give a selection menu if there is more than one matching
/r option is meant as a `reset' option. If you start 4TeX without
parameters it will attempt to rebuild the menu as it was the last time you left it.
For that purpose 4TeX reads and writes a file called
this file 4TeX can start up much faster because many checks are skipped.
However, if for some reason 4TeX crashed, you want to make a fresh start. This
can be achieved by supplying the
/r parameter (in fact by supplying any
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