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Wireshark-users: Re: [Wireshark-users] How to export / print packets as displayed, not sorted by

From: Jaap Keuter <jaap.keuter@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 6 Feb 2007 06:20:48 +0100 (CET)

Nope, I'm refering to the option with which you select either "Captured"
or "Displayed", in the packet range pane.


On Tue, 6 Feb 2007, Ulf Lamping wrote:

> Jaap Keuter wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I think you should file a bug report on that. Please state that if you
> > select "Displayed" in the Print or Export dialog you expect the frames to
> > be output in the order displayed, sorted by whatever column you selected.
> >
> >
> Hmmm, the setting in question of this dialog reads:
> Packet Details: As Displayed
> This is about printing the *packet details* (the tree) as displayed,
> *not* about the packet list.
> There's currently no option to use any other than the column "No" to
> sort the packets while printing, just because this sorting would have to
> be (re-)implemented in the Print mechanism.
> So the behaviour requested was never a design goal of the print (export,
> ...) function - although it might be useful in some cases.
> You may file an "Enhancement" report on that.
> As this won't be a trivial implementation effort for only relatively
> small benefit, don't expect this anytime soon ...
> Regards, ULFL