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Editing a file in hex mode in Vim

Posted: 27th July 2013 by Tim in Linux, Vim
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Native Vim doesn’t have a hex editing mode built in, however it is possible to edit a file in hex by converting the file back and forth using xxd. To do this, open your file in Vim and run :%!xxd. From here you can change the hex values and, when you’re done, run :%!xxd -r […]