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Apr 25, 2002, 11:08 AM
 
After using HomePage to build a website, I noticed my iDisk's available space shrank considerably. I searched the Sites folder, with Sherlock2 and ResEdit, and found some invisible folders. As far as I know, there is no way of getting the size of an invisible item, but I think it's safe to assume I've found the culprits. These invisible folders (.Movies, .Music, .Pictures, and .Public) each contain corresponding items to the items on my iDisk. For example, I have a picture named "image1" in the Pictures folder on my iDisk and there is also a file named "image1" in the ".Pictures" folder in the Sites folder.

It would be nice if I could get rid of these duplicates or replace them with aliases (if they are needed) to free up some space. Would an alias work in this situation? How would I put an alias into an invisible folder? Would tampering with this ruin my website?

Also (Not that important),
What the hell is the plural form of alias? (aliases, alias', aliai)

[ 04-25-2002: Message edited by: speckledstone ]
     
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Apr 25, 2002, 05:26 PM
 
Won't work to create aliases. If you touch the invisible files, your site won't work.
     
   
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