Using Bookmarks

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Active Bookmarks

Bookmarks allow you to save the current cursor location and quickly return to it later on. You may also give a name to a bookmark to make orientation easier.

Bookmarks are shown in the tool window called Bookmarks. If the Bookmarks window is closed you can open it using the menu View > Bookmarks.

Open bookmarks view

Figure 50: Open bookmarks view

Bookmark view

All bookmark for currently edited object are listed in Bookmark view. Bookmark will be saved for next session use if edited object is saved or left open before application exit.

Bookmarks and Bookmarks view

Figure 51: Bookmarks and Bookmarks view

Toggle bookmark

Add or remove bookmark at current cursor position


Rename selected bookmark

Go to previous

Move (jump) cursor to previous bookmark

Go to next

Move (jump) cursor to next bookmark


Delete selected bookmark

Disable all bookmarks

Disable bookmarks, thus they will be ignored in bookmark's shortcut navigation.

Tip: Use context menu for selected bookmark for the same set of commands as in view's toolbar.

Placing and removing a bookmark

Move cursor to position of interest in the Disk Editor and press Ctrl+F2 in order to add a bookmark or toggle a Toggle a Bookmark button in the Bookmark view toolbar. Alternatively, you can right click in the hex editor and select a command from a context menu. The bookmark position is shown with a light blue box in the Disk Editor and also added to the list of bookmarks in the Bookmarks view.

To remove a bookmark, press Ctrl+F2 while having the cursor over the position of that bookmark. You can also remove a bookmark from the Bookmarks view by selecting a bookmark in the list and clicking Delete button in a toolbar. The delete function can also be selected from a context menu.

Going to a bookmark

If you have defined bookmarks, pressing F2 will move your current position to the next enabled bookmark in the list. You can also right click a bookmark and select the Next bookmark command from a context menu. Another option is to double click a bookmark name in the Bookmarks window.

Editing bookmarks

Bookmarks are named automatically when they are placed. You can rename a bookmark in the Bookmarks window to give it some meaningful name. To do so make a single mouse click on the bookmark name and edit it. Press Enter to accept your changes or Esc to cancel editing and revert to the original name. You can also rename a bookmark by right-clicking on it and selecting the Rename command from a context menu.

All bookmarks are highlighted in Disk Editor view for easy navigation

Bookmarks and Bookmarks view

Figure 52: Bookmarks in Editor view

Sometimes instead of deleting a bookmark it is useful to temporarily disable it. A disabled bookmark will not be counted when moving to the next bookmark. Uncheck a bookmark in the Bookmarks window to disable it. To disable all bookmarks at once click Disable all bookmarks in a toolbar or select this command in a context menu.

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