Hexadecimal Viewer

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If the previewer cannot recognize the format of the file to be previewed, it will open the file in the Text/Hexadecimal viewer.

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Viewer panel panel

There are up to four tabs showing the data in different representations. Actual number of tabs depends on the object and property being viewed.

Std

Exact attribute data. If the attribute is compressed, R-Undelete decompresses it prior to showing.

Unlimited

Exact attribute data + free space of last cluster. If the attribute is compressed, R-Undelete decompresses it prior to showing.

Direct

Actual data written on the disk. If the attribute is not compressed, it coincides with the Std representation.

Allocation

Resident part of the attribute.

Navigating

You may quickly move to a particular part of the object. To move to a particular part of the object being viewed/edited, enter the required offset in the Go to Offset field between the buttons. If you select Bytes, you may use KB, MB, or GB as multipliers. If a file is opened in Hexadecimal Viewer, you may select data representation for that file.

You may also use the Go To Offset dialog box to go to a specified place in the object. Click the Offset field on the Status bar. You may also use this dialog box to copy the offset.

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Go To Offset dialog box

Click to expand/collapse Go To Offset options

Searching

To search for a particular string, click the Find, Find Next, or Find Previous buttons or the same items on the Edit menu, and specify the string on the Search dialog box.

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Search dialog box

Click to expand/collaps Search options

Click to expand/collapseFeatures of the Not Equal option

Selecting and saving an area in the Hexadecimal Viewer

You may select an area in the Viewer panel and save it as a file.

To select and save an area in the Viewer panel,

1Right-click the beginning of the selection and select Select From on the shortcut menu
2Right-click the end of the selection and select Select To on the shortcut menu

Click to expand/collapse Other ways to select an area

Select Save to Binary File... or Save to Hexadecimal File on the File menu to save the selected data to the file.