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Old Jul 20, 2013, 02:48 AM   #1
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How to Show Size of Multiple Files

Hi,

I have been using OS X since 10.0, but I never knew how to show the size of multiple files until this morning.

I was wondering if anyone else wanted to know, it seems quite hidden:

Press Option+Command+I on one file (or right click and hold Option and click on Show Inspector)

While holding down Command, select any other files you want to see the total size of.

Simple, yes, but never knew it and though it may help some people out!
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Old Jul 20, 2013, 12:50 PM   #2
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That's handy. I would have put the files into a folder and used Get Info. Where does one get a tool for engraving such tips on the brain?
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Old Jul 20, 2013, 12:54 PM   #3
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That's handy. I would have put the files into a folder and used Get Info. Where does one get a tool for engraving such tips on the brain?
You could just bookmark this: OS X keyboard shortcuts
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Command-Option-I => Show Inspector
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Old Jul 20, 2013, 02:07 PM   #4
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That's handy. I would have put the files into a folder and used Get Info. Where does one get a tool for engraving such tips on the brain?
You can discover them fairly easily by looking in the menus.

In Finder, select an item. Then click one of the menus in the menubar, so it drops down. Now press and release the OPTION key. Do any menu-items change their wording? (Test case: the Get Info item under the File menu.)

Move to the next menu and repeat.

Then select multiple items and repeat.
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You could just bookmark this: OS X keyboard shortcuts
That's too funny! I found that page already bookmarked. I've got room in my Bookmarks Bar. It's going in there right now!
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