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BinEdit



Open/create data buffer


 Open file : Ctrl+O   Prompt for a file name to open.
 Save file : Ctrl+S   Save the current buffer to disk.
 Save as   : Ctrl+V   Prompt for a file name to save as.
 New buffer: Ctrl+N   Create a new data buffer.
 Close     : Ctrl+C   Close the data buffer.

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Viewing data


 Text mode   : Ctrl+T   Text mode view     No data edition.
 Ascii mode  : Ctrl+A   Ascii mode view    Data can be modified.
 Decimal mode: Ctrl+D   Decimal mode view  Data can be modified.
 Octal mode  : Ctrl+Q   Octal mode view    Data can be modified.
 Hex mode    : Ctrl+H   Hex mode view      Data can be modified.
 Word mode   : Ctrl+W   32-bit word mode   Data can be modified.
 Binary mode : Ctrl+B   Bin mode view      Data can be modified.
 Pixel mode  : Ctrl+P   Pixel mode view    No data edition.

 Ascii filter: Ctrl+K   Filter byte value between 0x20 to 0x7F.

 Refresh     : Ctrl+R   Redraw the whole window.

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Editing data


 Moving cursor: Use arrow keys to move cursor into window.
                Home key takes cursor to the first offset in window.
                End key takes cursor to the last offset in window.

 Moving offset: Use shift-arrow keys to move window offset.
                shift-PgUp moves window offset one block backward.
                shift-PgDown moves window offset one block forward.

 Modify values: Asc mode : type one   ascii key to change value at cursor offset.
                Dec mode : type three '0-9' key to change value at cursor offset.
                Oct mode : type three '0-7' key to change value at cursor offset.
                Hex mode : type two   '0-F' key to change value at cursor offset.
                Word mode: type eight '0-F' key to change value at cursor offset.
                Bin mode : type eight '0-1' key to change value at cursor offset.

                Tab key, while in dec/oct/hex/bin mode, swaps cursor between fields.

 Search       : Ctrl+F   Searches forward or backwards for string or bytes.

                String mode     : type the ascii string to search for.
                Hexadecimal mode: type the hexadecimal values to search for.

                Both modes, press Forward or Backward button to launch search.

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Buffer operation


 New buffer : Ctrl+N : Creates a new empty (zeroed) buffer

              Type an hexadecimal value in bytes for the buffer size.


 Insert data: INS key : Inserts a zeroed block at cursor offset.

              Type an hexadecimal size in bytes for the block to insert.


 Delete data: DEL key : Deletes a block from cursor offset.

              Type an hexadecimal size in bytes for the block to delete.


 Fill data  : Ctrl+L

              Type an hexadecimal size in bytes to be inserted at cursor offset.
              Type a byte value for the block to be filled with, 
              or type a star '*' to fill block with random values.

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Background image


 The BinEdit window background can display a picture : 

     Create a file called 'binedit.bmp' in the same directory where 'binedit.exe' is.

     If you don't want any background image, just delete or rename 'binedit.bmp'.

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updated : Aug 2011