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It recognizes my LUA script in About->Plugins but i can't figure out how to apply the filter to my pcap. In the Windows version there is a Tools menu that lets me select the dissector, but in the 1.99.1 version for OS X I don't see a tools menu. Is it just missing in this release or is there another way to use the dissector.

Thank you, Dan

asked 17 Jan '15, 20:35

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On OSX, the 1.99.x version's default GUI is Qt-based instead of GTK-based. The Qt version is better in many ways, but unfortunately it does not yet have all the features the GTK-based Wireshark has; one of the missing things is GUI access for Lua plugins. Adding menu items, creating new windows, etc., is all missing for Lua in Qt-based Wireshark.

But why do you need it? Why does your dissector need to be invoked from the Tools menu, or why does a filter need to be invoked from the Tools menu?

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answered 18 Jan '15, 08:14

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