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Seeing the Intelligent Scrollbar

asked 2019-12-09 00:37:46 +0000

cmcqueen1975 gravatar image

updated 2019-12-09 00:39:14 +0000

The "Intelligent Scrollbar" in the Packet List pane is a useful feature. However, it seems to have disappeared lately. I'm not sure if it happened when I upgraded from 3.0.0 to 3.0.6, or if it's disappeared for some other reason. I can't see any way to make it reappear. How can it be done?

I'm now using Wireshark 3.0.7. On Windows 7 64-bit.

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answered 2020-05-15 12:27:10 +0000

Guy Harris gravatar image

Does your packet list show packets with colored backgrounds?

If not, try clicking on the toolbar item that shows a bunch of differently-colored horizontal lines (it'll be to the immediate left of the toolbar item that looks like a magnifying glass with a "+" in the lens of the magnifying glass)?

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answered 2019-12-09 03:51:07 +0000

Chuckc gravatar image
View -> Colorize Packet List
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There is also a preference that can disable it: gui.packet_list_show_minimap

if (!prefs.gui_packet_list_show_minimap) return;
if (!overlay.isNull() && recent.packet_list_colorize && pl_rows > 0) {
Chuckc gravatar imageChuckc ( 2019-12-09 04:15:03 +0000 )edit

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