General
The General tab controls how frames and packets are displayed in the decode pane.
 
Option
Description
Auto determine dynamic protocols by bit patterns
Designates a protocol as dynamic if that behavior can be determined
Decode packets with bad checksums
Decodes packets that fail CRC checks.
Expand 2nd level trees
Auto-expands the tree view at the second folds.
Expand 3rd level trees
Auto-expands the tree view at the third folds.
Expand 4th level trees
Auto-expands the tree view at the fourth folds.
Mark packets in the same conversation (shown as (c) before a packet number)
When a packet is selected, all packets in the conversation are visually identifiable by a lowercase 'c'.
Set focus on the last packet during live packet capture
The latest packet to arrive is always in focus and auto-scrolls the window.
Show filter name window before automatic filter creation
Provides the opportunity to name your new filter before creating a filter using the right-click menu.
Show full duplex 'Port' (or 'Link' and 'DCE/DTE') parameters
Port information is displayed when using a Gen3 capture card.
Show preview of summary content text
Displays a preview of summary content.
Use EBCDIC for displaying SNA data
Use Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code (EBCDIC) for displaying legacy IBM Systems Network Architecture (SNA) data.
Use EBCDIC for all data
Instead of ASCII, use Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code (EBCDIC) for displaying data.
When loading a local buffer file, exclude expert packets from display
Hides any captured Expert Information Packets when viewing a local buffer file.
Enable type script filters
Allows filter creation by command-line.
Bytes per row in hexadecimal display
Sets how many bytes per row are shown. Depending on your preference, one may be easier for locating specific offsets.
Show decode list using
Sets the font display style.
Packet timing display resolution
Sets the precision of time stamps displayed. These options do not affect any data.
 
1 millisecond
1 microsecond
1 nanosecond
 
OUCH version
Sets the version of the NASDAQ trading OUCH protocol.
 
Auto-determine
v 4.0
v 3.1 and prior
 
MPEG transport stream type
Sets which transport stream type is used when decoding.
 
MPEG-2 Part 1
DVB
ATSC
ISDB-T