Wireshark-bugs: [Wireshark-bugs] [Bug 5231] New: Keyboard shortcut "Cut" (ctrl+x) will ignore a
Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2010 15:58:57 -0700 (PDT)

           Summary: Keyboard shortcut "Cut" (ctrl+x) will ignore a packet
                    instead of cutting the highlighted filter to the
           Product: Wireshark
           Version: 1.4.0
          Platform: x86
        OS/Version: Windows XP
            Status: NEW
          Severity: Minor
          Priority: Low
         Component: Wireshark
        AssignedTo: [email protected]
        ReportedBy: [email protected]

Build Information:
Version 1.4.0 (SVN Rev 34005 from /trunk-1.4)
With Wireshark 1.4, the addition of Ignore Packet includes a default keyboard
shortcut of CTRL+X.  While this works as expected when focus is on a packet,
bytes, or information this causes a problem when the focus is in the filter

The default Windows (and most other operating systems) keyboard shortcuts
include CTRL+C (copy), CTRL+V (paste), and CTRL+X (cut).  Instead of cutting
the filter to the clipboard, the selected packet is ignored.  

Wireshark should distinguish when the focus is within the filter box (possibly
only when text in that box is highlighted) and not ignore the selected packet
but instead cut the text to the clipboard.

CTRL+C still works as expected, so a workaround is to highlight your desired
selection, hit CTRL+C to copy, then hit delete or backspace to delete the
selection.  SHIFT+Delete is also another way to cut text, which also works as a

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