5.10. The Packet Format Frame

The packet format frame is also a part of the “Export Packet Dissections” and “Print” dialog boxes. You can use it to specify which parts of dissection are exported or printed.

Figure 5.15. The “Packet Format” frame

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Each of the settings below correspond to the packet list, packet detail, and packet bytes in the main window.

Packet summary line
Export or print each summary line as shown in the “Packet List” pane.
Packet details

Export or print the contents of the “Packet Details” tree.

All collapsed
Export or print as if the “Packet Details” tree is in the “all collapsed” state.
As displayed
Export or print as if the “Packet Details” tree is in the “as displayed” state.
All expanded
Export or print as if the “Packet Details” tree is in the “all expanded” state.
Packet Bytes
Export or print the contents of the “Packet Bytes” pane.
Each packet on a new page
For printing and some export formats, put each packet on a separate page. For example, when exporting to a text file this will put a form feed character between each packet.