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hello ! When i open some log , i want that certain information (such as IP and port number) get automatically populated into the the preference tables (the table has already been created). I am able to write the same information in a file using sprintf (in the required format) but dont know how to populate the preference table from the file. Can someone help me on this?

asked 06 Aug '11, 13:20

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By "some log", do you mean a packet capture (e.g., file.pcap)? What is a "preference table"?

(06 Aug '11, 14:34) helloworld

yea ... a .pcap log file !!! a preference table is a set of user prefernces stored in a tabular form !!

(07 Aug '11, 12:41) newbie

By "a set of user prefernces stored in a tabular form" do you specifically mean a UAT? (I assume by "preferences" you mean the settings editable with Edit -> Preferences.)

(07 Aug '11, 14:47) Guy Harris ♦♦

yes , i am talking about UAT .. edit -> preferences !!! how can i update a prefernce table from a file in the ".wireshark" folder containing the data(in the correct format) to be filled into the table ?

(08 Aug '11, 00:54) newbie
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