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vi_as_hex_editor [26.02.2015 17:04] (current)
Pascal Suter created
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 +====== VI as hex editor ======
 +if you just need to look into a binary file and are not happy with the ASCII version of it, try vi's hex mode. 
 +
 +open your file in vi and then enter this command to enable the hex edit mode: 
 +  :%!xxd
 +
 +to get back to normal ascii mode use this command: ​
 +  :%!xxd -r
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