[Newbies] RE: Determining File Size

K. K. Subramaniam subbukk at gmail.com
Mon Mar 22 03:23:30 UTC 2010

On Sunday 21 March 2010 01:52:46 pm Van Upboy wrote:
> Subbu, thanks for the hint to look for the directoryEntry.
> I have working code (see example).
> When I inspect aFile then the other variables are there (for instance,
> there is a creationTime which contains a number, and there is a fileSize).
> But the fileSize = 0.
> 1. What is going wrong with the fileSize, because the file is much bigger
> than 0!
Make sure the file exists! Try inspecting each line in the workspace to see if  
you are using the right path elements.
> 2. How can I change creationTime to something readable? Now it is a
> LargePositiveInteger, not very useful to display.
Time fromSeconds: self creationTime.
Date fromSeconds: self creationTime.

will convert time from epoch counts to d/m/y, h:m:s forms.

HTH .. Subbu

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