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Hex Viewer

When the Unicode characters that are visible in a text viewer or editor are not enough and you need to see the byte values of each character of a document, you can start the Hex Viewer that is available on the Tools menu. It has two panels: the characters are rendered in the right panel and the bytes of each character are displayed in the left panel. There is a 1:1 correspondence between the characters and their byte representation: the byte representation of a character is displayed in the same matrix position of the left panel as the character in the matrix of the right panel.

Figure 1. Hex Viewer

To open a file in Hex Viewer use the File > Open action. Alternatively, you can drag a file and drop it in the Hex Viewer panel.