Display specified file or input in hexadecimal, octal, decimal, or ASCII format. Option flags are used to specify the display format.
Use a one-byte octal display, meaning the input offset is in hexadecimal and followed by sixteen three-column octal data bytes, filled in with zeroes and separated by spaces.
Use a one-byte character display, meaning the input offset is in hexadecimal and followed by sixteen three-column entries, filled in with zeroes and separated with spaces.
Canonical mode. Display hexadecimal offset, two sets of eight columns of hexadecimal bytes, then a | followed by the ASCII representation of those same bytes.
Use a two-byte decimal display. The input offset is again in hexadecimal, but the display has only eight entries per line, of five columns each, containing two bytes of unsigned decimal format.
Choose a format string to be used to transform the output data. Format strings consist of:
The iteration count is optional. It determines the number of times to use the transformation string. The number should be followed by a slash character (/) to distinguish it from the byte count.
The number of bytes to be interpreted by the conversion string. It should be preceded by a slash character to distinguish it from the iteration count.
The actual format characters should be surrounded by quotation marks and are interpreted as fprintf (see printf) formatting ...