Results 1 to 9 of 9
  1. #1
    How can we determine total size of all files in a disk image folder in a mac

    Member Since
    Sep 19, 2012
    Location
    HONGKONG
    Posts
    118
    Specs:
    2013 ,15" MBPR, 2.3GHZ i7, 8GB DDR3, 250GB SSD, YOSEMITE 10.10
    How can we determine total size of all files in a disk image folder in a mac
    other than highlighting them all, right click, "get info", with an individual window open for each file, detailing size etc, then having to add up all the sizes using a calculator, this is a bit time consuming, when l just want total size of all the files

  2. #2
    How can we determine total size of all files in a disk image folder in a mac
    MacInWin's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jul 07, 2008
    Location
    Winchester, VA
    Posts
    4,288
    Specs:
    2011 MBP, 2008 iMac, iPhone 5S, iPad mini, 13" MBP and MacMini
    Are you talking about a .dmg file? Won't the size of the .dmg do?

  3. #3
    How can we determine total size of all files in a disk image folder in a mac
    Slydude's Avatar
    Member Since
    Nov 15, 2009
    Location
    North Louisiana, USA
    Posts
    8,526
    Specs:
    2.8 GHz MacBook Pro 10.10.2, 8 GB mem, iPhone 6+
    Assuming that looking at the size of the dmg won't do the job for you theres a better way. It should work anywhere in Finder where you can select several files.

    1, Select a series of file. I think it will handle as many as you want.
    2. Press command, option I simultaneously.

    This will open one window that shows the total number of files and space used.
    Sylvester Roque Former Contributing Editor About This Particular Macintosh

    "Got Time to breathe. You got time for music." Denver Pyle as Briscoe Darling

  4. #4
    How can we determine total size of all files in a disk image folder in a mac
    IWT's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 23, 2009
    Location
    Born in Scotland, Worked in Scotland then England, Now live in Wales
    Posts
    889
    Specs:
    2010 27" iMac 16GB RAM, SSD & 1TB IHD (Mavericks) + 2013 27" iMac Fusion SSD & 3TB IHD, 32GB (Maver
    Hi Slydude

    That's exactly what I've been looking for. Many's the time I want to know whether a bunch of files will "fit in" to the available space left on a USB for example and, like the OP, had to calculate them separately.

    Great tip. Thank you.

    Ian

  5. #5
    How can we determine total size of all files in a disk image folder in a mac
    vansmith's Avatar
    Member Since
    Oct 19, 2008
    Location
    Toronto
    Posts
    19,395
    Specs:
    2012 13" MBP (2.5 i5, 8GB)
    Quote Originally Posted by Slydude View Post
    This will open one window that shows the total number of files and space used.
    You might want to try that. I think that will have some unexpected results.
    Important Links: Community Guidelines : Use the reputation system if you've been helped.
    M-F Blog :: Write for the blog
    Writing a Quality Post

  6. #6
    How can we determine total size of all files in a disk image folder in a mac
    Bob_Stan's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jun 17, 2011
    Posts
    293
    Specs:
    Mac Pro 3.5 Ghz 6 Core XEON, 1TB SSD,64GB . MBPro 2.2Ghz 480GB SSD, 500GB HD, 16GB
    I do command A to select all the files then command, option, then I. No unexpected results for me. :-)

  7. #7
    How can we determine total size of all files in a disk image folder in a mac
    vansmith's Avatar
    Member Since
    Oct 19, 2008
    Location
    Toronto
    Posts
    19,395
    Specs:
    2012 13" MBP (2.5 i5, 8GB)
    That would be because I misread Slydude's tip. That shows me for trying to catch Sly making a mistake.
    Important Links: Community Guidelines : Use the reputation system if you've been helped.
    M-F Blog :: Write for the blog
    Writing a Quality Post

  8. #8
    How can we determine total size of all files in a disk image folder in a mac
    Slydude's Avatar
    Member Since
    Nov 15, 2009
    Location
    North Louisiana, USA
    Posts
    8,526
    Specs:
    2.8 GHz MacBook Pro 10.10.2, 8 GB mem, iPhone 6+
    Quote Originally Posted by vansmith View Post
    You might want to try that. I think that will have some unexpected results.
    Are you suggesting that I make mistakes? Who could be spreading such nonsense?

    BTW what did you misread the tip as?
    Sylvester Roque Former Contributing Editor About This Particular Macintosh

    "Got Time to breathe. You got time for music." Denver Pyle as Briscoe Darling

  9. #9
    How can we determine total size of all files in a disk image folder in a mac
    vansmith's Avatar
    Member Since
    Oct 19, 2008
    Location
    Toronto
    Posts
    19,395
    Specs:
    2012 13" MBP (2.5 i5, 8GB)
    I missed the fact that you had the option key as part of your combination.
    Important Links: Community Guidelines : Use the reputation system if you've been helped.
    M-F Blog :: Write for the blog
    Writing a Quality Post

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. secure disk image, big minimum volume size
    By Doug Lassiter in forum OS X - Operating System
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 02-21-2015, 08:33 PM
  2. Determine size of multiple selected folders?
    By stefanmaine in forum OS X - Operating System
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 08-22-2014, 12:57 PM
  3. Create bootable Disk Image from folder
    By Bobo72 in forum OS X - Operating System
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 03-22-2012, 01:59 AM
  4. Disk Size of files on HPS+ vs Fat32
    By Luke86 in forum Other Hardware and Peripherals
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 04-28-2011, 07:53 PM
  5. Disk Image SIze
    By boarderjosh10 in forum OS X - Operating System
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 08-31-2006, 12:29 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •