Where is Lightroom hiding?

Adam Maas adam at mawz.ca
Fri Jul 23 16:04:13 EDT 2010


On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 3:50 PM, Godfrey DiGiorgi <gdigiorgi at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 12:02 PM, Charles Robinson <charlesr at visi.com> wrote:
>
>> Is there a way to make Finder show you the SIZE of a file when you have a search results window open?
>>
>> I would love to be able to use it to find overly-large ISO or ZIP files from my downloads and various other sources... but I can't see the file sizes until I open a NEW finder window in whatever folder contains the file.
>
> There are two ways to obtain additional information about files
> included in a Finder search window:
>
> - If you want to find and compare a few files at a time, select those
> files and use the "File->Get Info.." command (command-i). This will
> open a static information window for each file selected which allows
> you to compare them easily.
>
> - If you want to look at size information one at a time, select one
> file, hold the Option key down, and use the "File->Show Inspector"
> command. The inspector window which opens is dynamic ... as you click
> through the files in the search window it will change to show the Get
> Info detail on each file. If you Shift- or Command-Select a group of
> files, it will  display the number of files and the aggregate of their
> sizes.
>

Or in Windows Explorer, set the view in the Search Window to Details,
click on the column header bar, select Size (if it isn't already),
click the size column to sort by file size. Displays file sizes for
all found files, no need to select them to see it.

-Adam




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