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Fisher Daniel
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Joined: Sep 14, 2001
Posts: 582
Dear all,
How can I get the size of a folder ?
thanks
daniel
Corey McGlone
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Joined: Dec 20, 2001
Posts: 3271
I'm not sure if this is exactly what you're looking for, but I was able to come up with the size of all the files within a directory by using a recursive function, like this:

I'm not really sure if there is an easier way to do this or not, but it seems that simply calling the length method on a File object that represents a directory simply returns 0. Therefore, I had to look at each file individually and recurse through any subdirectories. The final result printed the size of all of the files contained within the directory C:\test in bytes.
I hope this helps you out.
Corey


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