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Determining the Size of a File

Determining the size of a file or files can be useful when trying to save the file(s) to a particular disk drive, send in an email, or make it easily downloadable off the world wide web.

 

Determining the Size of a Single File

  1. right-click on the file of which you wish to learn the file size and choose Properties.
  2. The size of the file is located on the line Size on disk.
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Determining the Size of Multiple Files

  1. Select the files whose sum total you wish to know. If they are all in a row, you can follow these directions. If they are scattered throughout a window, you can follow these directions.
  2. Right-click on one of the files you had selected and choose Properties.
  3. The size of the file is located on the line Size on disk.

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