rlagger
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VMWare Workstation 15.5 Pro virtual network editor will not accept 3 digit octets for ip addresses when modifying an existing vmnet. change 192 to 172 you will not be able to type the final 2 on the 17.

I downloaded and upgraded to VM workstation 15.5 from 15.1, and needed to reconfigure the network interfaces.

I use my vmnet5 for my NAT-based connections and give it a 172.17.2.0/24 scheme.  After elevating my privilege, I attempt to change the default 192.x auto-assigned address to the 172.x mentioned previously, and the virtual network editor interface will not allow me to type the 172, only 17 and (bing-sound) the 2 is not allowed to be added to the first octet of my desired IP Address. At this point I cannot even go back to the 192 previously configured, as you can type 19 and (bing-error-sound) you cannot add the 2.  The only option is to cancel.

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rlagger
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This error seems to only happen based on screen-resolution and DPI settings.

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