'Find all in files' binary search

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Fireboyd78
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'Find all in files' binary search

Post by Fireboyd78 » 12 Jul 2018 09:12

One thing I would absolutely love for HxD to have that would make it much more useful to people like me, is the ability to search multiple binary files for a particular pattern of hex characters or a string.

Notepad++ is one of the only programs I know of that does this, but that's not a hex editor, and throws a LOT of false positives (even with escaped hex-character strings :/), and since HxD is my primary hex editor of choice, being able to do all of this inside of HxD would probably cause the space-time continuum to malfunction! :mrgreen:

While not a necessity, the ability to search for a partial-pattern (e.g. '00 ?? 11 ?? 22 33') would be nice, but definitely not a deal-breaker.

Thanks for all of your hard work!

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