Hi, Working on a MAC (OSX 10.11.1 - EL Captain) with Wireshark 2.0.0. I'm trying to setup WLAN packet decryption. Strangely the Preferences menu-entry underneath the Edit menu is missing. Underneath the Configuration Profiles... menu-entry (where the Preferences menu-entry is suppose to be) I do have Start dictation and Emoji & Symbols. Anyone has a clue why?
asked 19 Dec '15, 15:02
edited 19 Dec '15, 20:32
Guy Harris ♦♦
The standard location for preferences on OS X is under the application menu. The toolkit we're using (Qt) follows this convention by placing them under under Wireshark→Preferences as well as making them accessible via the command-comma (⌘-,) keyboard shortcut. Qt places the
The traditional location for preferences on other platforms has been Edit→Preferences and that was where they ended up on OS X in earlier versions of Wireshark. We'll probably keep using that location on other platforms, although the Windows design guidelines now seems to recommend Tools→Options and the GNOME HIG recommends [Application menu]→Preferences.
answered 19 Dec '15, 16:18
Gerald Combs ♦♦