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Re: [Wireshark-users] Jump to frame colours

From: Keith French <keithfrench_at_nospam>
Date: Fri Oct 15 2010 - 20:56:00 GMT
To: "Community support list for Wireshark" <wireshark-users@wireshark.org>

Thanks Guy,

I couldn't find anything in the preferences, so I thought that might be the
case. I just wondered that was all.

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From: "Guy Harris" <guy@alum.mit.edu>
Sent: Friday, October 15, 2010 5:44 PM
To: "Community support list for Wireshark" <wireshark-users@wireshark.org>
Subject: Re: [Wireshark-users] Jump to frame colours

>
> On Oct 15, 2010, at 8:26 AM, Keith French wrote:
>
>> Is there a way in Wireshark (currently using V1.4.1) to set the
>> background colour of a frame, when you Jump to it from another part of
>> the GUI?
>
> If you jump to a frame from another point of the GUI, the frame to which
> you've jumped should be the selected frame, just as if you'd scrolled to
> it and clicked on it. At least with a recent trunk build, that happens
> with the TCP graphs...
>
>> As an example, when using the "VoIP Calls" "Flow" display, if you double
>> click on a packet in this window, it jumps to that packet in the main
>> window.
>
> ...and the VoIP Calls Flow display.
>
>> At this point, is there any way to customise the background colour of
>> that highlighted packet in the main window. Depending on the colours of
>> adjacent packets, the highlighted packet can be difficult to see quickly.
>
> That would be true even if you just clicked on the packet.
>
> Currently, we don't have a preference to set the foreground or background
> color of selected packets; we could add one.
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