Check Folder Size & Contents Count?

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Check Folder Size & Contents Count?

#1 Post by justinmreina2 » 2014-11-29 18:44

Hello,
After investigation, I do not know if this is a feature, but I will ask here now. Is it possible to determine a folder's contents size (Bytes) and count (# of files)?

If this feature is not implemented, what is the correct route to suggest this to FileZilla feedback? I tried to, but could not find the contact email :(.

Thanks!

Justin Reina
justinmreina@gmail.com

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Re: Check Folder Size & Contents Count?

#2 Post by boco » 2014-11-30 05:50

Depends. Directory totals are below each filelist. Number of items and total size for that directory is shown. To get correct results do not have any filename filters enabled.

In case you mean recursive totals, that will not be implemented for casual usage. Due to the way FTP works the overhead is significant and puts a large load on the server (in addition to taking a lot of time).
That being said, you can use the remote search feature. Just do not enter any search criteria except for the directory. :idea:
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Re: Check Folder Size & Contents Count?

#3 Post by justinmreina2 » 2014-12-01 04:02

thanks, I do see the feature you mention.

I still think that making this feature 'an option' would be very valuable!!

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Re: Check Folder Size & Contents Count?

#4 Post by boco » 2014-12-01 21:17

Wouldn't take long for server operators to block it or ban FileZilla.
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Re: Check Folder Size & Contents Count?

#5 Post by justinmreina2 » 2014-12-01 21:47

Good point. I didn't think down that path!

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Re: Check Folder Size & Contents Count?

#6 Post by mixolyd » 2016-03-10 21:24

boco wrote:Wouldn't take long for server operators to block it or ban FileZilla.
SmartFTP has had this feature for years and nobody has blocked/banned it. Please consider adding it.

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Re: Check Folder Size & Contents Count?

#7 Post by Pro69 » 2021-01-12 12:03

Hello,

I really wonder, why this features hasn't been added yet?

It is already possible to see the filesize from a directory, but it is only a workaround, see here:
https://superuser.com/questions/882817/ ... -filezilla

But why not add it directly?

And maybe even add some advanced features in filezilla like the Program "Treesize" or similar already has,
so People could find, manage & delete all the big wasteful files much better!

This would propable free up alot of space from many webhosters and would make everyone happy.

So please discuss this with the main developer team, to add those features in a more clever way.
This would be a really useful step forward.

Consider focussing on this.
As a long time user of Filezilla, I see all the Updates, but most of where fixes and many unnoticable things for the users.
This would be a really noticable Update!

We are all looking forward to see this. Ask any User, if he would like to have it and probably all would agree to this. :wink:
So implement this properly.

Thanks and best regards from Germany
Maxim

ps: as the Viewcount suggests, this Feature is of high interest & much needed.
People are too lazy to speak up about it, but they all would welcome it for sure!
Isn't it? Anyone who agrees can just comment here. But still, it would be better just to see it in an upcoming update!

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