Get the filesize?

Shao Sean shaosean at
Tue Feb 5 03:20:12 EST 2002

returns -1 if it can't find the file.. you can change this to suit your

-- Start code --
function getFileSize pFullFilePath
  # Declare the variables
  local vFilePath, vFileName, vDirectoryListing, vDirectoryListingLine

  # Split the file's path and name
  set the itemDelimiter to "/"
  put the last item of pFullFilePath into vFileName
  put pFullFilePath into vFilePath
  delete last item of vFilePath
  set the itemDelimiter to comma

  # Change the directory
  set the defaultFolder to vFilePath

  # Get the directory listing
  put the detailed files into vDirectoryListing

  # Find our file and return the file size
  if (vFileName is among the items of vDirectoryListing) then
    repeat for each line vDirectoryListingLine in vDirectoryListing
      if (item 1 of vDirectoryListingLine = vFileName) then
        if (the platform is "MacOS") then
          return item 2 of vDirectoryListingLine + item 3 of
          return item 2 of vDirectoryListingLine
        end if
      end if
    end repeat
    return -1
  end if
end getFileSize
-- End Code --

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