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I'm working between an FTP client and a regular local windows folder. My ftp client in displaying files in "details" mode and showing items like this:

 Filename          Filesize          Filetype
+--------------------------------------------+
 main.php          5,988             PHP File

The filesize shows me a more specific number than my local windows "details" view:

 Filename          Filesize 
+--------------------------+
 main.php          6KB

Is there a configuration within my folder-view which will tell me specifically (or more-specifically) how many bytes the file consists of? This helps determining which files are larger when looking between the two views, but when my local view rounds up the number, I can't be completely sure which is larger without going in and checking properties specifically, which is too tasking when you're examining a folder of items.

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Can't you view them side-by-side in your FTP client? Like this: i25.tinypic.com/bhx5lj.jpg –  Ivo Flipse Feb 8 '10 at 16:08
    
Have you tried Filezilla? It displays the local and the remote directories at the same time and shows the full number of bytes of all files. –  Iain Feb 8 '10 at 16:13
    
Guess people agree with me ;-) –  Ivo Flipse Feb 8 '10 at 16:32
    
I'm using FileZilla presently, but navigating my local directories is sluggish in the left-pane. As a result, I generally have both windows explorer and FileZilla opened. –  Jonathan Sampson Feb 9 '10 at 18:01
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You can't change the display from kilobytes to bytes in Windows Explorer.

I'm using Total Commander instead, which is showing the size down to the very last byte. :)

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Oh, and it also is a FTP client ... and you'll have the option to compare files (by size or content)

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and it's also so much more :) +1 –  T. Kaltnekar Feb 10 '10 at 7:57
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xplorer² has this functionality, although explorer does not have the ability to change that default behaviour:

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