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Author Topic: Best hex editor/method for finding a string of hex among a few hundred files?  (Read 1376 times)

Zanerus

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The JP version of Saga frontier seems to hold data differently for dialog then the English version as the listed files on the wiki I'm using do not list the correct maps. I know how to find map data in the full BIN but not how to find which map correlates to what file.

What took would be best to do a hex search from nearly 500 files.

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I have not tested, approved or endorse this, but a quick google search for "hex editor find in files" resulted in for example this https://docs.hhdsoftware.com/hex/definitive-guide/find-and-replace/find-in-files-&-replace-in-files/find-in-files-window.html

FAST6191

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There are binary grep tools. Not sure what the current one of choice is. You can fire them over whatever folder combo you like.

Option 2. Various things like TAR archives (I think, if not it was one of the other common archive formats that is not zip, rar or 7z) don't have compression and between each file will have a file name it corresponds to.
At this point you are back to a single file to search.

torridgristle

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http://www.easexp.com/xsearch/

Lets you search for hex strings in a directory.

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010 editor. Ctrl + Shift + F, select a folder and let it rip  :thumbsup: