Wireshark-bugs: [Wireshark-bugs] [Bug 4061] New: Please let me clear the packets captured so far
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 22:27:04 -0700 (PDT)

           Summary: Please let me clear the packets captured so far
           Product: Wireshark
           Version: 1.2.1
          Platform: x86
        OS/Version: Windows XP
            Status: NEW
          Severity: Major
          Priority: Medium
         Component: Wireshark
        AssignedTo: [email protected]
        ReportedBy: [email protected]

Build Information:
Version 1.2.1 (SVN Rev 29141)
Has anyone else, as a new user to Wireshark, wanted to clear the currently
captured packets, and clicked the "Clear" button, only to find out that the
Filter was cleared?

I'm relatively new t Wireshark, so forgive me if I'm missing something obvious,
but as I use Wireshark, I want to just clear all packets captured to far,
because they're no longer relevant (I'm restarting my debugging session or

This is such painfully basic functionality, but I can't seem to find any other
way to accomplish it than by restarting the live capture.

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