Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Wireshark
From: "Abhik Sarkar" <[email protected]>
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2008 07:42:55 +0100
>> There is a hot-key to stop capture.
>
> Hot key, or toolbar button?  (I'm assuming that a "hot key" is a key
> you type on the keyboard, not a toolbar button.)

Sorry, should have been more precise. By hot-key I meant key
combination. On Windows, that is Ctrl-E. Don't know about the other
platforms.

>> But to start capture, it has to be
>> known on which interface to start capturing (because a system can have
>> several interfaces). This is probably why there is no hot-key to start
>> a capture.
>
> There is a "start capture" toolbar button; it starts a capture on the
> default interface.

Indeed. But it doesn't have a corresponding hot-key. To bring up the
capture options dialog (on Windows) the key combination is Ctrl-K.