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DriveInfo

Overview

The DriveInfo class provides information about drives and/or volumes mounted on a system.

Methods

DriveInfo.getAvailableSpace
Gets the amount of available space on the volume for a user
DriveInfo.getDrives
Retrieves information about all drives on the system
DriveInfo.getFreeSpace
Gets the amount of free space on the volume
DriveInfo.getName
Gets the name of the volume
DriveInfo.getTotalSize
Gets the total size of a volume

DriveInfo.getAvailableSpace

function DriveInfo.getAvailableSpace() : Number

Returns

The amount of space available to the current user, in bytes.

Description

The getAvailableSpace() method returns the number of bytes available on the volume to the current user. This can differ from the total amount of space available if a quota system is active.

DriveInfo.getDrives

static function DriveInfo.getDrives() : Array(DriveInfo)

Returns

An array of DriveInfo objects

Description

Calling DriveInfo.getDrives() returns an array of DriveInfo objects which represent all available mounted volumes on the system.

DriveInfo.getFreeSpace

function DriveInfo.getFreeSpace() : Number

Returns

The amount of free space, in bytes.

Description

The getFreeSpace() method returns the number of free bytes on the volume.

DriveInfo.getName

function DriveInfo.getName() : String

Returns

A string containing the volume name

Description

The getName() method returns the name of the volume. The exact format of this string depends on the platform under which the program is running. For example, on WIN32 systems, a volume name can be "C:\", "D:\", etc.

DriveInfo.getTotalSize

function DriveInfo.getTotalSize() : Number

Returns

The total size of a volume, in bytes.

Description

The getTotalSize() method returns the total storage capacity of a volume.