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Manual Reference Pages  -  CHEXEDIT (1)

NAME

chexedit - Full screen curses Hex editor

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Commands and keys
Author
Bugs

SYNOPSIS

    chexedit [ -8abdfgqrv ] [ filename ]

DESCRIPTION

Chexedit is an editor to edit binary (or any) files or disks. The Display consists of the current offset from 0 (the first byte), the next sixteen bytes (aligned by bytes or 32-bit words), and it’s ASCII or EBCDIC text representation.

OPTIONS

-h, --help
  Display help
-8, --highbit
  Display 8-bit text
-a, --alltext
  Display all text regardless that you know better
-b, --buffer
  Buffer the entire file into memory. Faster, and enables insert and delete.
-d, --disk
  File editing is a disk. OpenBSD and Linux only.
-f, --force
  Force editing of a disk. Need this option to enable writing to disks.
-q, --quiet
  Quiet Mode; Turn off all beeping.
-r, --readonly
  Do not allow modifying the file
-v, --version
  Display version number

Commands and keys

^A Insert byte
Insert Insert byte
^D Delete byte
Delete Delete byte
^E viEw as text dump
^F Page down
^V Page down
Page Down
  Page down
^B Page Up
^Y Page Up
Alt-V Page Up
Page Up
  Page Up
Tab Switch from hex to text representation
^I Switch from hex to text representation
^T goTo offset
^G Get help
^L Redraw screen
^C Quit without saving
^O Save
^X Save and Quit
^W Search (text/hex)
^N find Next
^U Undo
^R ASCII <=> EBCDIC
^P Switch Spacings
^+ Binary Calculator

Author

Adam Rogoyski <apoc@laker.net>

See Also

od (1)

BUGS

Editing disks is only supported in Linux and OpenBSD.

Please email Adam Rogoyski <apoc@laker.net> with any bugs you might find. This man page is intentionally brief. Please Read the included documentation in Texinfo format for additional information

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