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I would like to get the size of each item in a list box and display it.


Im adding files to the listbox with a openfiledialog. I want to get the size of all the files that is added to the listbox.

Sorry for not being this elaborate first time around.
Posted 31-Oct-11 10:27am
Edited 31-Oct-11 10:40am
Mehdi Gholam 31-Oct-11 15:33pm
What do you mean by size (bytes, width) ?
OriginalGriff 31-Oct-11 15:35pm
Well, if you are waiting for permission, consider it given.
If, on the other hand you want us to help you, then perhaps we need a little bit more information on what you are trying to achieve - what you gave us is a bit vague.
Use the "Improve question" widget to edit your question and provide better information.

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Solution 1

By size, do you mean length? And if so that'd mean the listbox contains a collection of strings. In that case, just use the Length property on each string.


In response to your updated question. Use FileInfo on each path-string and then get the Length property. More info here:[^]

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