Provided by: hexdiff_0.0.53-0ubuntu4_amd64
hexdiff - 'hexadecimal visual diff' for binary files
hexdiff [-V] [-h|-?] file1 file2
hexdiff display an horizontally splitted hexadecimal view of the files compared. The right column display the ASCII view of the files. A status bar on the bottom display the filename, its size, and the current offset. The current view is marked with '**' on the left side of the view. When moving the cursor into the file, differences will be displayed by 'inverting' colors.
-V display the program version. -h | -? display the program help. -X Help for debugging your ~/.hexdiffrc, or the rc file parser.
x q Exit the program. u j U Move cursor up for 1 line, or 4, inside the 2 files. d k D Move cursor down for 1 line, or 4, inside the 2 files. <space> Move cursor for several lines. (Depends on the display size) 0 <home> Move cursor at the beginning. $ Move cursor to the end of the most little file of both. g Move cursor to the offset input. H Switch offset display between decimal and hexadecimal. (initial mode is settable) i Display fstat for the current file selected. I Display fstat for both filess. A Open the (currently) experimental AsciiViewer. Maybe coredump with no request. <tab> switch as usual. ^O Open a new file into the main view. Q to cancel, <Enter> to validate, ? for help. n Move cursor to next difference between files. <tab> Switch the current view. ? Display the pop-up help view about the main commands.
diff (1), cmp (1), /usr/share/doc/hexdiff/examples/hexdiff.rc
If you resize your xterm windows hexdiff may become unstable for a few. The end of file display may be broken if files are from differents sizes.
Thierry Boudet aka tTh <email@example.com> This manual page was written by Tanguy Herrmann <firstname.lastname@example.org>, for the Ubuntu GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).
This software is dedicated to the trollers kamarades from the HardStory team of CULTe, without whom nothing would have been possible. <http://www.culte.org>
Copyright © 2008 Thierry Boudet License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html> This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.