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Returns the total size in bytes of the given file.
int fileGetSize ( file theFile )
OOP Syntax Help! I don't understand this!
- Method: file:getSize(...)
- Variable: .size
- theFile: the file handle you wish to get the size of.
Returns the file size if successful, or false if an error occured (e.g. an invalid file handle was passed).
local newFile = fileCreate("test.txt") -- attempt to create a new file if (newFile) then -- check if the creation succeeded fileWrite(newFile, "This is a test file!") -- write a text line local size = fileGetSize(newFile) -- get size if size then outputChatBox("Size of test.txt is: "..size, source) -- output size end fileClose(newFile) -- close the file once you're done with it end