beav - binary file editor and viewer
This is a brief description of the minimal set of commands that are necessary to
start using beav
effectively. For more information, review the file
command, Ctl-X Ctl-V
, can be used to read a file in
for editing. The file can also be read in from the command line; beav
Data is displayed in one or more windows. These commands can be used to navigate
around the windows.
move-back-char Ctl-B moves
move-back-line Ctl-P moves up
Ctl-F moves right
move-forw-line Ctl-N moves down
window-delete Ctl-X 0 delete window
window-expand Ctl-X 1 expand window
command, Ctl-X G
, will prompt you for a byte
position to move to.
These commands will insert a zero byte at the cursor position or delete the byte
at that position.
insert-unit Ctl-X I
delete-forw-unit Esc D
command, Ctl-X Ctl-S
, will save the data to the file
if a change has been made.
command, Esc ?
, will display a list of all commands and
their current key bindings.
, will abort any command that is in
command, Ctl-X Ctl-C
, will exit beav. If there is
any data that has not been saved you will be warned.