From a shell, running Aten with no arguments will start up the code in GUI. If model files are provided on the command line, these will be loaded in so that, when the GUI starts, they may be hacked apart according to your desired tastes. The command-line is also a powerful way of editing without using the GUI at all. What follows is a description of the usage of command-line arguments, and a list of all recognised arguments.

Section Index:

  • 1. Switch Order
    A note on the ordering of switches provided on the command line
  • 2. Switches
    All command-line switches recognised by Aten
  • 3. Batch Processing
    An overview of batch processing capabilities from the command-line