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Add contract templates

Once you have successfully created your project, you can add contract templates. You first need to navigate to your project's directory and run the following command:

jenesis add contract <template> <contract_name>
You can find all the contract templates available in Jenesis Templates. An example of how to add the template cw20-base with the name my_token is given below:

jenesis add contract cw20-base my_token

If you need multiple deployments of the same contract, you can use the --deployments or -d flag to specify multiple deployments and name them.

jenesis add contract <template> <contract_name> [--deployments <deployments>]
Jenesis will add the deployments to all profiles for the specified contract. In the example below, token_1 and token_2 deployments have been added. This will allow you to deploy my_token contract with two different configurations. You can add as many deployments as you wish.
jenesis add contract cw20-base my_token -d token_1 token_2

If no deployments are selected when adding a contract, the default deployment name will be equal to the contract name.

This add contract command will add a contract template to your jenesis project inside contracts/my_token/ folder. It will also update the jenesis.toml configuration file with the contract information.

name = "token_1"
contract = "my_token"
network = "fetchai-testnet"
deployer_key = ""
init_funds = ""

name = "token_2"
contract = "my_token"
network = "fetchai-testnet"
deployer_key = ""
init_funds = ""



The deployer_key field can be manually specified, you can choose any private key locally available to deploy any specific contract. You can also leave this field empty since the deploy command has an optional argument to deploy all contracts inside a specified profile with the same key, overriding this deployer_key argument in the jenesis.toml file. See deploy contracts for more information.

Finally, the init section contains the parameters needed in the instantiation message for this contract to be deployed. The required parameters are taken from the schema file inside the contracts directory. Since this contract template doesn't include a schema, it will be generated when compiling the my_token contract loading the init fields to the jenesis.toml file. You will need to manually add the values for these parameters in their correct variable type, which are listed on the schema file. For this my_token contract, we need to fill the following init fields for each deployment after compiling. Here is an example:

decimals = 6
name = "my_token_name"
symbol = "SYMBOL"
initial_balances = [{ address = "fetch1d25ap9danl4726uk2nt307y630v87h3h2vq6pl", amount =  "5000"}]

decimals = 6
name = "my_token_name_2"
symbol = "SYMBOL"
initial_balances = [{ address = "fetch1d25ap9danl4726uk2nt307y630v87h3h2vq6pl", amount =  "2000"}]

If your contract requires nested instantiation messages you may add fields following this structure:

price = {amount = 1000, denom = DLS}
info = {performance = {max_speed = 200, unit = kph}, fuel = {consumption = 7, unit = kmpl}}

NOTE: Before editing the jenesis.toml configuration file with the desired deployer_key and init parameters, make sure to first compile your contract. All configuration parameters will restart every time a contract is compiled if the schema has changed.

You can also add contracts manually by copying and pasting the contract directory from another project you may have, however, they need to follow the same directory structure as the starter template mentioned above.

When you add a contract manually, you need to update the jenesis.toml file with the contract information by running:

jenesis update
The update command will automatically detect which contract is missing in the jenesis.toml configuration file by revising the contracts directory.

Add contract deployments

You can also add further deployments for a given contract by specifying the contract name and the deployment name. If we want to add a third token called token_3 using my_token contract, we can run:

jenesis add deployment my_token token_3
This will automatically create another deployment entry called token_3.

Attach deployed contracts

If you add a contract into the project's contract folder that has already been deployed in the network, you can attach the deployment to your project for future interaction using the attach command.

To add a deployment to yout project you can run:

jenesis add contract cw20-base my_token -d token_1

Then compile the contract:

jenesis compile

To attach the contract, you will need to specify the deployment's name and address. You can optionally specify the profile where you wish to insert the contract into. If this is not specified, the deployment will be attached to the default profile, which is the first profile created in your project, unless the default settings are manually changed.

jenesis attach token_1 fetch18xs97q6h9zgh4sz730a42pp0dqa9sh4eef7eutfkv69q3v2y3x8s72pkua

This will add the relevant deployment information into a jenesis.lock file and you will now be able to interact with token_1 using contract interactions.