3.19. The “Packet Details” pane

The packet details pane shows the current packet (selected in the “Packet List” pane) in a more detailed form.

Figure 3.17. The “Packet Details” pane

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This pane shows the protocols and protocol fields of the packet selected in the “Packet List” pane. The protocols and fields of the packet shown in a tree which can be expanded and collapsed.

There is a context menu (right mouse click) available. See details in Figure 6.5, “Pop-up menu of the “Packet Details” pane”.

Some protocol fields have special meanings.