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how to set everything to be left justified?

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asked 25 Apr '17, 00:19

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What in particular would you like to be left justified?

(25 Apr '17, 03:06) grahamb ♦

It's just that everything in wireshark is right justified for some reason, such as file menu, for example, it's on a top right corner of the screen, while "help" menu on the left. Packet columns are also from right to left (time column, for example is the rightmost column). I would like to fix that..

(25 Apr '17, 03:19) epd

What country or region do you have set in Windows? I've never come across Wireshark displaying the menus and columns the wrong way around.

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answered 25 Apr '17, 04:55

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Firstly, thanks!

Changing the format in "Region and language" to English (US)" fixed that. Previously it was defined as "Hebrew".

Interestingly enough, all other programs on my machine displayed normally except wireshark. My win7 is also left-to-right english version.

Thanks again!

(25 Apr '17, 05:07) epd

It seems that Wireshark takes account of text flow direction for the region and language set. Good to know.

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(25 Apr '17, 06:02) grahamb ♦

Changing the format in "Region and language" to English (US)" fixed that. Previously it was defined as "Hebrew".

Interestingly enough, all other programs on my machine displayed normally except wireshark. My win7 is also left-to-right english version.

What does "normally" mean? If "Region and language" were set to Hebrew (or Arabic or Farsi or...), I'd expect the menu bars for applications to be right-justified, with the menu going from right to left.

(25 Apr '17, 16:12) Guy Harris ♦♦

You can solve this by change the language to be English instead of System default.

From the Edit menu, -> Preferences , in the Appearance item (or Ctrl + Shift + P), the bottom droplist sets the Language . By default I think it follows the System Setting --> change to English and it will be left justified

Regards, Yohai

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answered 26 Jul '17, 06:55

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Yes, by default Wireshark attempts to follow the system locale settings, as it should do (if there are places where it doesn't, those are either bugs in Wireshark, bugs in Qt, or places where Wireshark isn't fully localized; here's where you can help with translations).

(26 Jul '17, 12:36) Guy Harris ♦♦
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