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Get Size of a Folder

Get Size of a Folder

ererr
Explorer | Level 3

How can i get the size of a particular folder in DropBox using V2 call or V1 please solve this...?

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Re: Get Size of a Folder

Greg-DB
Dropboxer

The Dropbox API doesn't offer a direct way to get the total size of a folder's contents, but I'll pass this along as a feature request. 

If you need to know the total size of the contents of a folder, you'd need to list all of the contents using /2/files/list_folder[/continue] and then sum up the `size`s for all of the files. (You can use the `recursive` parameter on /2/files/list_folder to request nested files too.)

Re: Get Size of a Folder

bellomsean
Helpful | Level 5

@Greg-DB

Is it now possible to get the size of a folder?
or we still need to do it manually as you said?

Re: Get Size of a Folder

Greg-DB
Dropboxer

@bellomsean No, unfortunately the API still doesn't offer a way to do this directly, so you'd still need to calculate the sum.

Re: Get Size of a Folder

LouisCorleone
New member | Level 2

Still need to calculate the sum?

Re: Get Size of a Folder

Greg-DB
Dropboxer

@LouisCorleone Yes, that's correct. The Dropbox API still doesn't offer a way to retrieve this value directly.

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