gbHexViewer is a simple file viewer which will displays the content of any file
in hexadecimal format.
Just select a folder to display a list files in that folder, then select the file to view. 8-Character and 16-character width displays are supported.
gbHexViewer uses a single main screen, consisting of a toolbar, folder browser, file list and integrated web browser:
gbHexViewer the following features.
- View files in hexadecimal format
- Limit display to all or selected file extensions
- 8 or 16 character display width
- Folder/File browser
- Search dialog
- Highlight all search terms
- Open folder in Windows
- Open file in default client
- Top/Bottom navigation commands
- Copy Selection / Copy All
- Online Help
Using gbHexViewer couldn't be more simpler.
1. Select a folder
2. Select a file to display
That's it. The toolbar provides a few additional navigation features,
which are discussed below. The integrated web browser provide a context
menu which varies with the content of the displayed file. Neither the
folder browser nor file list provide context menus.
Most gbHexViewer features or settings are accessed through the toolbar buttons.
Closes all expanded folders in the folder browser
Open the selected folder
Open the selected file in the default client
Select and display the previous file in the file list
Select and display the next file in the file list
Scroll to the top of the file
Scroll to the bottom of the file
Copy selected text to clipboard
Copy all text to clipboard
Opens the web browser Find dialog
Add the currently selected file as a bookmark. Up to 5 bookmarks are
supported. To return to a previously bookmarked file, press the dropdown
arrow next to the toolbar Bookmark button and select a bookmarked file to display.
Toggle the diplay between 8 and 16 characters in width
Edit the list of exensions that will be displayed in the folder/file browser
Opens this online Help page.
The following key combinations are available to the user to access gbHexViewer features:
- F1 - Help
- Ctrl-R - Remove all bookmark entires
The built-in folder browser supports only the C: drive.
Once a folder is selected, the files in that files are listed. The first file
is automatically selected and displayed.
A file can be selected using the mouse, or the toolbar Previous/Next button can
be used to move through the file list.
Miscellaneous information is provided in this section.
When gbHexViewer starts, it restores the previous session content (displays
the file being viewed when gbHexViewer was closed).
gbHexViewer application settings are saved in an INI file, kept in the same folder as the gbHexViewer application.
Comments and suggestions are welcome!