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Macintosh HD icon 'free space' info is wrong.
Authored by: BMarsh on Mar 20, '05 07:47:42PM

copying any file into the base directory will cause the size or free space to be re-calculated

I've noticed this in 2 cases,
1) On the Desktop when you have Show Item Info (in View options)
the "xxx MB free" does not update until something at the base level of that hard drive changes (copy or move a text clipping or something small to that drive, and it should update very quickly)

2) In List view when Calculate All Sizes is turned on, a folders size does not update if a sub folder is actually getting changes, you have to make a change to the number of files (one in, or one out) in the folder you want to see the size of.

These cases do not affect the Get Info window, only what is displayed directly in finder windows. I Hope this is somewhat clear, I'm a little tired.



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