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Submitted on: 1/6/2015 8:06:00 AM
By: Ben White (from psc cd)  
Level: Beginner
User Rating: By 3 Users
Compatibility: ASP (Active Server Pages)
Views: 1719
 
     Format bytes into 3 digit kb, mg, gb, etc... Will appear as #.## $$, ##.# $$, or ### $$
 
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'**************************************
' Name: Format Bytes
' Description:Format bytes into 3 digit kb, mg, gb, etc...
Will appear as #.## $$, ##.# $$, or ### $$
' By: Ben White (from psc cd)
'**************************************

' General Logic
' If bytes < 1000 Then ### Bytes
' ElseIf bytes < (2^10 * 10) Then #.## KB
' ElseIf bytes < (2^10 * 100) Then ##.# KB
' ElseIf bytes < (2^10 * 1000) Then ### KB
' ElseIf bytes < (2^20 * 10) Then #.## MB
' ElseIf bytes < (2^20 * 100) Then ##.# MB
' ElseIf bytes < (2^20 * 1000) Then ### MB
' etc...
Function FormatBytes(ByVal Bytes)
	Dim strType, x, y, z
	strType = Array("KB","MB","GB","TB","PB","EB","ZB","YB")
	If Bytes < 0 Then Exit Function
	If Bytes < 1000 Then
		FormatBytes = Bytes & " Bytes"
		Exit Function
	End If
	For x = 1 to 8
		z = 2^(x*10)
		For y = 1 to 3
			If Bytes < z*(10^y) Then
				FormatBytes = FormatNumber(Bytes/z, 3-y) & " " & strType(x-1)
				Exit Function
			End If
		Next
	Next
End Function


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