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Hex Editor (OCX Control)

, 19 Dec 2005
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OCX control enabling data editing in HEX format.

Please note: before using Hex Editor, you have to execute register.bat supplied in the same package with Hex Editor control.


If your application requires editing data in hex format, then you just need to have this kind of a control. Softerra Hex Editor is implemented as a 32-bit ActiveX (OCX) control, which will seamlessly integrate a hex editor in your applications. This control will save you hours spent on tweaking your user interfaces.

Here are the major Softerra Hex Editor features:

  • Ability to work in two modes: insert mode and overwrite mode
  • Working with clipboard
  • Changing the number of data-containing columns
  • Data-containing column number auto-detection based on control window size
  • Ability not to display address
  • Display address as WORD or DWORD
  • Display data as BYTE, WORD or DWORD
  • Ability not to display ASCII
  • Changing text and background colors
  • Changing font height
  • Ability to get information about whether or not the data has been modified.

More detailed information, you can read here.


  • 19 Dec 2005: changes in 1.1:
    • Some bug fixes.
    • The ASCII representation of the binary data depends on the current keyboard layout.


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Eugene Pavlov
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Comments and Discussions

Questionmask hex control Pinmemberjohn_87-Jun-12 23:14 
QuestionWhich license PinmemberFoxTrotter23-Nov-11 3:08 
AnswerRe: Which license PinmemberEugene Pavlov23-Nov-11 3:55 
Jokeexcellent article! PinmemberLoseSpeed27-Dec-10 18:13 
GeneralMy vote of 5 Pinmembernashioyn10-Nov-10 17:02 
QuestionOpening a .dat file Pinmemberali_11029-Jan-09 23:13 
Questionhow to use it on Internet Explorrer Web Browser??? PinmemberK.O.1-May-08 4:25 
QuestionAny quick way to permentatly enable overwrite? Pinmemberraz1234-Feb-06 4:25 
AnswerRe: Any quick way to permentatly enable overwrite? PinmemberBatman9001-Sep-06 12:40 
Generalresize bug Pinmemberblueingreen117-Jan-06 14:39 
GeneralControl Update PinmemberEugene Pavlov19-Dec-05 7:06 
GeneralVB Fix PinmemberDeanEarley12-Dec-05 10:56 
GeneralAny VB fix? Pinmemberraz12328-Dec-05 0:53 
GeneralRe: Any VB fix? PinmemberEugene Pavlov3-Jan-06 1:17 
GeneralRe: Any VB fix? Pinmember1000dinge3-Jan-06 23:46 
Generaltwo bugs.. PinmemberJojoII1234-Dec-05 23:03 
GeneralRe: two bugs.. PinmemberEugene Pavlov19-Dec-05 6:47 
Questioncan you help me? It can not work under BCB6 Pinmembernetying2-Nov-04 8:36 
AnswerRe: can you help me? It can not work under BCB6 Pinmemberaijfisuhhtrtl6-Apr-07 17:27 
GeneralSuperstar PinmemberDe Nardis Andrea19-Apr-04 21:58 
QuestionHow Can I use it in a View? Pinmemberhack81323-Feb-04 22:59 
AnswerRe: How Can I use it in a View? PinmemberEugene Pavlov13-Apr-04 2:17 
GeneralDocumentation Link Pinmemberhiseldl14-Jan-04 6:43 
GeneralRe: Documentation Link PinmemberEugene Pavlov14-Apr-04 22:09 
GeneralVB usage Pinmemberikr30-Jul-03 18:21 

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