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Overview

Screencast

A screencast demonstration applying various session data byte representations is available. Click here to see the video.

The Data Convert Widget is a tool that can convert ASCII characters (text) into the other data byte representation format on the fly.  
When active the Data Converter will convert any selected text from the session data window into the selected data format.

Example: The text "score" was selected and converted into the binary data format.
Example: The text "score" was selected and converted into the hexadecimal data format.

View Menu

The Data Converter widget can be displayed using the View Menu.

Widget Docking, Pinning, Re-sizing

Widget docking, pinning, re-sizing, etc information is listed here.

User Interface

The Data Converter widget user interface includes a toolbar at the top of the tool window to configure the Data Converter widget run-time options.

The Data Converter widget options are listed below.

IconNameDescription
| Active Conversion

When this option is enabled, any text data that is selected in the session data window will be automatically converted on-the-fly in the Data Converter widget.

Note

This option does not enable/disable the Data Converter widget. Is just controls whether or not this tool will actively convert selected text from the active session data window or not.

Data Format

Select the desired data conversion format that the Data Converter widget should apply to selected text.

Help

This option displays the following help information.

TotalThis field displays the total number of bytes/characters that were converted.

Drag & Drop

Indigo supports dragging and dropping text data into the Data Converter widget.
When dropped, the text will be converted to the selected data format.  

Session Menu

You can select a block of text in the session data window and then use Send to Data Converter option in the session menu to send the selected text to the Data Converter widget.
The text will be converted to the data format selected in the Data Converter widget.

Session Toolbar

You can enter command text into the command bar and then use session toolbar to send the selected text to the Data Converter widget.
The text will be converted to the data format selected in the Data Converter widget.

Session Context Menu

You can select a block of text in the session data window and then use the right-click session context menu to send the selected text to the Data Converter widget.
The text will be converted to the data format selected in the Data Converter widget.

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