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ContainerSize ( Container ; Precision )

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Robert Schaub, Starr Data
http://starrdata.com

Get the size of your container

Sample Input:
ContainerSize (YourTable :: YourContainer ; 2 )

or

ContainerSize (YourTable :: YourContainer ; YourTable :: Your_PrecisionNumber )
Sample Output:
3.26 MB
9.26 KB
1.2 GB


 Then copy & paste into FileMaker Advanced's Edit Custom Function window.

Description:

This is my variation of the GetContainerSize command. See my sample at download page of my site. http://starrdata.com

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by BrianDunning.com. Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it

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1 KB = 1024 byte
1 MB = 1024 KB
1 GB = 1024 MB

I think this function works bad

kade, Hamburg; Germany
November 30, 2009 2:36am

//i think this is correct variant
//
//ContainerSize ( Container ; Precision )
//Robert Schaub
//www.starrdata.com

Let ( [
CTainer = Length(Container)
; Roundit = Precision];

Case(
CTainer ≥ 1073741824;Round ( (CTainer / 1073741824); Roundit ) & " GB";
CTainer ≥ 1048576;Round ( (CTainer / 1048576); Roundit ) & " MB";
CTainer ≥ 1024;Round ( (CTainer / 1024); Roundit ) & " KB";""
) )

Andrey Kolganov, Moscow
August 25, 2010 5:08am

P.S. ...because
1 KB = 1024 byte = 2^10 byte
1 MB = 1024 KB = 2^20 byte = 1048576 byte
1 GB = 1024 MB = 2^30 byte = 1073741824 byte

Andrey Kolganov, Moscow, Russia
August 25, 2010 5:14am

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