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Issue 2.1


Details about disks

Getting the name, the size, and more information about a disc.

Issue: 2.1 (August/September 2003)
Author: Christian Schmitz
Author Bio: Christian Schmitz is the creator of the Monkeybread Software REALbasic Plugins.
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What do we want?

The Monkeybread Software REALbasic Plugin has a class called VolumeInformationMBS which returns some interesting details about a disk drive like the name, the serial number, and some flags such as whether the volume is a compressed volume.

There are also functions like folderitem.VolumeSizeMBS and folderitem.VolumeFreeSizeMBS which are quite handy if you want to check if the volume has enough space to hold the files you want to save.

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