This page is part of the HexEd.it User Manual.

HexEd.it - the client-side JavaScript based hex editor, can be found at https://hexed.it

Keyboard Shortcuts

Here you'll find the short cuts for all function in HexEd.it.

Manage files

CtrlCmd
O
Open file (may not work in Safari)
Alt
Shift
O
Open file
CtrlCmd
R
Reload the file and undo all changes
CtrlCmd
S
Export file / Save
CtrlCmd
Z
Undo last step
CtrlCmd
Y
Redo last step

Navigate within files

Jump one byte to the left / to the right
Jump one line (16 bytes) up / one line down
Page up
Page down
Jump one screen up / one screen down
Home
End
Jump to the beginning of the file / end of the file
End
End
Jump to the marker behind the end of the file
Ctrl
Jump to the beginning of the line / end of the line

Select data

Left Mouse Button
Mouse move
Select or deselect, starting from the offset you've clicked on
CtrlCmd
Left Mouse Button
Same as above, but allows to select/deselect the single byte you've clicked on
Shift
Left Mouse Button
Select or deselect, starting from the cursor
Shift
Select the current byte and jump one byte to the left / to the right
Shift
Select one line up / one line down
Shift
Page up
Page down
Select one screen up / one screen down
Shift
Home
End
Select to the beginning of the file / end of the file
Shift
CtrlCmd
Select to the beginning of the line / end of the line
CtrlCmd
A
Select all
CtrlCmd
Shift
A
Shift
ESC
Select none
CtrlCmd
I
Invert selection

Remark

The selection mode works a bit different than in most other programs.

If you have a selection, you can move the cursor around or add new selections, without to loose existing selections. They are keeped till you reload the file, or unselect the data explicitly.

This allow you to scroll through the file without to worry about your selection.

Search and Replace

CtrlCmd
G
Set focus to "Go to" input box
CtrlCmd
F
Set focus to "Search for" input box

Edit data

Insert
Insert bytes at the cursor position
Delete
fn
Backspace
Removes the selected data
Shift
Delete
Keep the selected data and remove everything else
Backspace
Removes the byte on the left of the cursor
CtrlCmd
V
Insert data from the system clipboard

The Rest

F1
CtrlCmd
H
Open this help
Right Mouse Button
Context menu