Availabe diskspace

Mike Bonner bonnmike at gmail.com
Wed May 11 17:59:47 CEST 2016


>From the dictionary: Returns the amount of free space on the disk that
holds the defaultFolder.

So, set the defaultfolder to the root (or a folder) on the drive where you
want to get the diskspace.

On Wed, May 11, 2016 at 9:34 AM, JB <sundown at pacifier.com> wrote:

> If you want to ge the available diskspace
> you can use the following function.
>
> on mouseUp
>    answer info "Show diskspace" with "GB" or "MB" or "KB"
>    put it into theUnits
>    get humanReadableDiskSpace (theUnits)
>    ask info "Availabe diskspace" with it
> end mouseUp
>
> function humanReadableDiskSpace theUnits
>    beep
>    set the caseSensitive to false
>    switch char 1 of theUnits
>       case "k"
>          return the diskSpace div 1024 & " kb"
>          break
>       case "m"
>          return the diskSpace div (1024^2) & " mb"
>          break
>       case "g"
>          return the diskSpace div (1024^3) & " gb"
>          break
>       default
>          return the diskSpace
>          break
>    end switch
> end humanReadableDiskSpace theUnits
>
>
> What is the proper way to get the diskspace
> from a external drive?
>
> JB
>
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