Wireshark-bugs: [Wireshark-bugs] [Bug 6358] New: Wireshark window decapitated
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2011 11:33:23 -0700 (PDT)
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6358

           Summary: Wireshark window decapitated
           Product: Wireshark
           Version: 1.6.2
          Platform: x86-64
        OS/Version: Windows 7
            Status: NEW
          Severity: Minor
          Priority: Low
         Component: Wireshark
        AssignedTo: [email protected]
        ReportedBy: [email protected]


Created an attachment (id=7046)
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Screenshot of problem. Blacked out portion of window is inaccessible.

Build Information:
wireshark 1.6.2 (SVN Rev 38931 from /trunk-1.6)

Copyright 1998-2011 Gerald Combs <[email protected]> and contributors.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO
warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

Compiled (64-bit) with GTK+ 2.22.1, with GLib 2.26.1, with WinPcap (version
unknown), with libz 1.2.5, without POSIX capabilities, without libpcre, without
SMI, with c-ares 1.7.1, with Lua 5.1, without Python, with GnuTLS 2.10.3, with
Gcrypt 1.4.6, without Kerberos, with GeoIP, with PortAudio V19-devel (built Sep

7 2011), with AirPcap.

Running on 64-bit Windows 7 Service Pack 1, build 7601, with WinPcap version
4.1.2 (packet.dll version 4.1.0.2001), based on libpcap version 1.0 branch
1_0_rel0b (20091008), GnuTLS 2.10.3, Gcrypt 1.4.6, without AirPcap.

Built using Microsoft Visual C++ 9.0 build 21022

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I use dual monitors in Windows. The primary is 1920x1080 and the secondary
1280x1024. My secondary monitor is physically to the left of my primary monitor
and vertically lower than the primary by a few pixels, so I positioned them
accordingly in Display Settings.

Problem: When I start Wireshark, it always opens on my secondary monitor but
with its head chopped off such that I can't see the title bar or the menu bar
(see attached screenshot). The only workaround is to use Windows Snap feature
(e.g., WindowsKey+RightArrow) to snap the window to an edge, bringing into view
the entire Wireshark window.

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