3.8. The “Go” Menu

The Wireshark Go menu contains the fields shown in Table 3.5, “Go menu items”.

Figure 3.6. The “Go” Menu

ws go menu

Table 3.5. Go menu items

Menu ItemAcceleratorDescription

Back

Alt+

Jump to the recently visited packet in the packet history, much like the page history in a web browser.

Forward

Alt+

Jump to the next visited packet in the packet history, much like the page history in a web browser.

Go to Packet…​

Ctrl+G

Bring up a window frame that allows you to specify a packet number, and then goes to that packet. See Section 6.9, “Go to a specific packet” for details.

Go to Corresponding Packet

 

Go to the corresponding packet of the currently selected protocol field. If the selected field doesn’t correspond to a packet, this item is greyed out.

Previous Packet

Ctrl+

Move to the previous packet in the list. This can be used to move to the previous packet even if the packet list doesn’t have keyboard focus.

Next Packet

Ctrl+

Move to the next packet in the list. This can be used to move to the previous packet even if the packet list doesn’t have keyboard focus.

First Packet

Ctrl+Home

Jump to the first packet of the capture file.

Last Packet

Ctrl+End

Jump to the last packet of the capture file.

Previous Packet In Conversation

Ctrl+,

Move to the previous packet in the current conversation. This can be used to move to the previous packet even if the packet list doesn’t have keyboard focus.

Next Packet In Conversation

Ctrl+.

Move to the next packet in the current conversation. This can be used to move to the previous packet even if the packet list doesn’t have keyboard focus.