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CHEXEDIT(1)		    General Commands Manual		   CHEXEDIT(1)

       chexedit	- Full screen curses Hex editor

       chexedit	[ -8abdfgqrv ] [ filename ]

       Chexedit	is an editor to	edit binary (or	any) files or disks.  The Dis-
       play 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.

       -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

       -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

       Adam Rogoyski <>

See Also
       od (1)

       Editing disks is	only supported in Linux	and OpenBSD.

       Please email Adam Rogoyski <> 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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