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Shortcut Menu

DiskGenius provides shortcut menu to facilitate sector editing.

Context menu of directory browser

This menu includes commonly used functions as well as functions about sector edit.

Sector Editor Shortcut Menu

a. Beginning sector of file: go to the sector where the current selected item stays.

b. File record (enabled when file system is NTFS): go to the sector of file record where the current selected item stays.

c. Index (enabled when file system is NTFS): go to the sector of index record where the current selected item stays.

d. Parent directory record (enabled when file system is NTFS): go to the sector of parent directory record where the current selected item stays.

e. Directory entry (enabled when file system is FAT): go to the sector of directory entry where the current selected item stays.

f. Beginning sector of parent directory (enabled when file system is FAT): go to the beginning sector of parent directory where the current selected item stays.

Context menu of sector edit area

This menu is shown in the following picture:

Sector Editor Shortcut Menu

a. Data selection

1). Beginning of block: when selecting data, take the current cursor as the beginning block.

2). End of block: when selecting data, take the current cursor as end block.

3). Select all: select all blocks.

4). Clear block: unselect all blocks.

b. Copy and write

The menu for copy block is in the picture below:

Sector Editor Shortcut Menu

1). Text: copy blocks as text.

2). Into as new file: save selected data area as a new file.

3). Hex values: copy selected area as hex values.

4). Editor display: copy sectors to a text file keeping the style in sector editor.

The menu for write block is in the following picture:

Sector Editor Shortcut Menu

c. Go to offset and fill block

1). Go to byte offset: go to the area of specified byte by bit, as below:

Sector Editor Shortcut Menu

2). Go to sector offset: go to the area of specified sector by bit, as below:

Sector Editor Shortcut Menu

3). Fill block: wipe selected area

Shortcuts in status bar

Click the status bar in the bottom of the interface to perform corresponding operations:

Sector Editor Shortcut Menu

a. Sector: click this area to go to sector and right click to copy current sector number or sector count.

Sector Editor Shortcut Menu

b. Offset: click this area to go to offset and right click to copy current offset in hex or decimal.

Sector Editor Shortcut Menu

c. Interpretation mode: signed and unsigned.

Sector Editor Shortcut Menu