Get Info on Multiple Files in Tiger?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by NekoFever, Apr 29, 2005.

  1. NekoFever macrumors member

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    When I used Panther I'd be able to, for example, find the total file size of a group of files by selecting them, right-clicking, and choosing Get Info. When I do the same in Tiger it just opens and tiles a load of individual info windows, but I can't find any way to get the file size of the whole selection. Am I missing something obvious here or has the functionality just been removed?
     
  2. wrc fan macrumors 65816

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    I believe you have to go to the File menu and choose "Inspector Panel", though I'm not in front of my Tiger machine at the moment.
     
  3. Daveway macrumors 68040

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    Yes you can.. :cool:
     

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  4. NekoFever thread starter macrumors member

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    Thanks for the help. You need to hold option when you click 'Get Info' to make it show the information for multiple files. Kind of annoying but I can live with it.
     
  5. andysmith macrumors 6502

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    When you ctrl-click, if you keep holding ctrl after, 'Get Info' turns to 'Get Summary Info'.
     

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