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find out file size

Posted on 2002-05-25
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I'm building an application where, through a sockets program, I'm sending out a file to a remote site occasionally.

What I'd like to do is figure out how big my file is before I send it out and as I send out chucks of data, let the users know how much is left to send.

Could someone offer some ideas with a small snippet of code.

Thanks in advnace.



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by:Bahnass
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U mean


  FileNo=freefile
  Open FileName for binary as FileNo
  FileLen = LOF(FileNo)
  close FileNo



' FileLen  is the file length
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Bahnass earned 75 total points
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this method does not need FSO or any extra ocx
only an access permission to file
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by:samic400
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that did it.

thank you.
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