HEX change and replace

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prino
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HEX change and replace

Post by prino » 24 Jan 2010 13:26

Can you look into making the option more user-friendly by allowing the specification of mixed strings, i.e. something like 'hh hh hh hh'x+'ASCII' (where the '+' is a user specifiable character) would be even more useful.
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Re: HEX change and replace

Post by Maël » 24 Jan 2010 23:25

There will be support for regex in future version, see other feature requests in this forum.

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Re: HEX change and replace

Post by prino » 25 Jan 2010 18:59

Maël wrote:There will be support for regex in future version, see other feature requests in this forum.
It's not regex I'm after, its really hex+ASCII, which is used to work on Pascal strings and certain EBCDIC in files I work with, and where I need to change both the length and content of the string, including it's length field.
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Re: HEX change and replace

Post by Maël » 25 Jan 2010 19:05

But that's what you are going to get :-p

To search for a text that you would express in Pascal like this,

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'Some Text '#$76#$89' and some more'
you could write the following regex:

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Some Text \x76\x89 and some more

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