The statusbar displays informational messages.
In general, the left side will show context related information, the middle part will show information about the current capture file, and the right side will show the selected configuration profile. Drag the handles between the text areas to change the size.
This statusbar is shown while no capture file is loaded, e.g. when Wireshark is started.
The middle part shows the current number of packets in the capture file. The following values are displayed:
For a detailed description of configuration profiles, see Section 10.6, “Configuration Profiles”.
This is displayed if you have selected a protocol field from the “Packet Details” pane.
The value between the parentheses (in this example ‘ipv6.src’) can be used as a display filter, representing the selected protocol field.
This is displayed if you are trying to use a display filter which may have unexpected results. For a detailed description, see Section 6.4.6, “A Common Mistake”.