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I've registered a number of preferences using a common call back which needs to perform some combinational assessment of preferences. Everything seems to work fine EXCEPT for when I change a boolean field using the right click menu directly (e.g. toggling checkmark). Under these circumstances it seems the value is being changed, and the packets are being re-dissected, but the callback routine is bypassed. I can manipulate the same variable using regular preferences window (even launching it from the right click menu) and everything works just fine.

It's as if the shortcut method for changing booleans neglects to call the callback.. Is this a (QT) GUI Bug?

EDIT: This behavior may be limited to windows... Linux plugin in built from same code seems to act properly.

asked 13 Jun '17, 14:37

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edited 13 Jun '17, 15:17

I think you've encountered Bug 13536, which has been fixed as of Wireshark 2.2.6 and Wireshark 2.0.12. If you're using an older version of Wireshark, you should upgrade to at least one of these versions to resolve this bug, but I recommend upgrading to the latest available version (currently 2.2.7, with 2.4.0 coming soon) if you can.

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answered 14 Jun '17, 06:33

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That solves it! Linux build is 2.2.6 but my Windows testbed is 2.2.5.

(14 Jun '17, 07:08) wittynickname

also THANKS!

(14 Jun '17, 07:10) wittynickname
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