You can mark packets in the "Packet List" pane. A marked packet will
be shown with black background, regardless of the coloring rules set.
Marking a packet can be useful to find it later while analyzing in a large
The packet marks are not stored in the capture file or anywhere else,
so all packet marks will be lost if you close the capture file.
You can use packet marking to control the output of packets when
saving/exporting/printing. To do so, an option in the packet range is
available, see Section 5.8, “The Packet Range frame”.
There are three functions to manipulate the marked state of a packet:
Mark packet (toggle)
toggles the marked state
of a single packet.
Mark all packets
set the mark state of all
Unmark all packets
reset the mark state of all
These mark function are available from the "Edit" menu, and the
"Mark packet (toggle)" function is also available from the pop-up menu of
the "Packet List" pane.