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With the version 2 of Wireshark I recognize an enhancement in the Nr. column of the "Packet List" pane. Sometimes when I click onthis bar I get a dot, sometimes there are 2 dots marking different lines. I think there is some meaning behind.

Does anyone know bout that?

asked 08 Jan '16, 08:09

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This allows you to quickly identify related packets. For example a continuous line corresponds to packets belonging to the same conversation as the currently selected packet, a dashed line packets not related to the conversation.

See https://blog.wireshark.org/2015/11/let-me-tell-you-about-wireshark-2-0/ and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLfYuO6pdVA for more details.

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answered 08 Jan '16, 08:25

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The Users Guide section for the packet list could use an update.

(08 Jan '16, 08:40) grahamb ♦

Thanks a lot, and also for the short summary of enhancements in Wireshark 2 and the youtube-video.

(08 Jan '16, 08:58) efranz

You also can have a look here: http://crnetpackets.com/2015/06/09/the-great-new-features-of-wireshark-1-99/ There I have explained a few different symbols of this grey ribbon.

(08 Jan '16, 08:58) Christian_R

Excellent. Thanks for all your answers and hints.

(08 Jan '16, 09:06) efranz
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