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Is the (experimental) packet editor feature still available?

asked 2018-02-20 01:39:05 +0000

updated 2018-02-20 03:48:41 +0000

Guy Harris gravatar image

I can't find it on the MacOS version even after building from scratch with WANT_PACKET_EDITOR ON. On both the downloaded version and the hand-built version (using Qt), I see the "gui.packet_editor.enabled" entry in the Advanced preferences, but can't figure out how to get to the actual editor feature. Mac OS, Qt, WireShark, etc. are all latest versions as of today (2018-02-19).

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answered 2018-02-20 03:48:28 +0000

Guy Harris gravatar image

It's still available in the GTK+ version; it never existed in the Qt version, so the official builds don't have it. It would have to be reimplemented in Qt.

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I don't think it's available anymore, although I still don't know why it was removed. See and

cmaynard gravatar imagecmaynard ( 2018-02-21 18:32:59 +0000 )edit

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