Java.io.File.getTotalSpace() Method

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Description

The java.io.File.getTotalSpace() method returns the size of the partition named by this abstract pathname.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.io.File.getTotalSpace() method:

public long getTotalSpace()

Parameters

  • NA

Return Value

The method returns the size, in bytes, of the partition.

Exception

  • SecurityException -- If a security manager has been installed and it denies RuntimePermission("getFileSystemAttributes") or its SecurityManager.checkRead(String) method denies read access to the file.

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.io.File.getTotalSpace() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.io.File;

public class FileDemo {
   public static void main(String[] args) {
      
      File f = null;
      long v;
      boolean bool = false;
      
      try{
         // create new file
         f = new File("test.txt");
         
         // returns size of the partition named
         v = f.getTotalSpace();
         
         // true if the file path exists
         bool = f.exists();
         
         // if file exists
         if(bool)
         {
            // prints
            System.out.print("size: "+v);
         }
      }catch(Exception e){
         // if any error occurs
         e.printStackTrace();
      }
   }
}

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result:

size: 290391584768



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