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The Templates menu allows loading and running Binary Templates (see Introduction to Templates and Scripts). This section lists all available menu options in the Templates menu:

  • New Template - Creates a new Binary Template and opens it for editing in the interface.

  • Open Template - Opens a file dialog box to load a Binary Template (usually with file extension ".bt").

  • Edit Template - If the current file has a template associated with it, that template is displayed for editing in the interface. If there is no template associated with the current file, the last accessed template is opened and if no template has been opened you will be asked to create a new template or open an existing template. Templates can be associated with the current file by using the Run Template or the Run on File section of the File Bar above each editor. See Running Templates and Scripts for more information.

  • Run Template - If the currently selected file is not a template, clicking the 'Run Template' menu option will run any template that is associated with the current file. If the current file is a template, clicking the option will execute the template on the selected file. See Running Templates and Scripts for more information. The results are displayed either in the Template Results panel below the Editor Window or in the Variables tab of the Inspector (see Working with Template Results for more information).

  • (Installed Template List) - Displays the list of installed templates, such as 'BMP', 'ZIP', and 'WAV', sorted by category. Clicking on an item on the list usually executes the template but can also be configured to open the template for editing in the interface. Templates can be added to the list by clicking the 'View Installed Templates' menu option or by using the Repository Dialog. Note that templates can be configured to load automatically based on the opened file type (see Template Options for more information).

  • View Installed Templates - Displays the Template Options dialog that can be used to add templates to the Installed Template List for easy access.

  • Template Repository - Displays the Repository Dialog which can be used to install Templates other people have uploaded to the Repository. Please consider uploading any templates you have created that may be useful to other people. The Repository can also be accessed online at 'http://www.sweetscape.com/010editor/repository/'.


This is the manual for 010 Editor, a professional hex editor and process editor. Use 010 Editor to edit the individual bytes of any binary file, hard drive, or process on your machine. 010 Editor contains a whole host of powerful analysis and editing tools, plus Binary Templates technology that allows any binary format to be understood.