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Neither 1.6.5 nor 1.6.6 allows one to drag and drop columns in Preferences. This is running on Windows 7 64-bit. I create a new column which ends up at the end of the list . I click and drag it toward the top, but when I release the mouse button the new column floats back to the bottom of the list.

asked 04 Apr '12, 10:47

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This is a known bug. See the Wireshark Bugzilla #6077 for details. According to the bug comments, this has been fixed as of Wireshark 1.6.6 in 32-bit Windows, but is not yet fixed in 64-bit Windows. The problem is not actually with Wireshark, it's with the GTK toolkit that Wireshark uses, so the Wireshark developers have to wait for the GTK developers to actually fix the problem.

In the meantime, you can rearrange columns from the Packet Summary pane. Just remember to go back to Preferences and click Save or your changes will be lost when you shut down Wireshark.

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answered 04 Apr '12, 10:58

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This is a known GTK-related bug being tracked in the Wireshark bug database as bug 6077.

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answered 04 Apr '12, 10:53

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thank you very much!

(04 Apr '12, 10:55) Jimk01
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