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Visibility of File Size column in grid view

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File Size column values disappear in grid view:

My company has Office 365. When editing columns in SharePoint library via "edit in grid view" the file size information for each row disappears. When I exit grid view, the file size information re-appears. Is there a way to ensure the read-only file size information remains visible while editing in grid view? I need it to assist with identifying duplicates.

 

Formatting options not available for File Size column:

I had a similar problem with the "Modified" column in another SharePoint library, but was able to change the formatting to make the column visible. I would try the same here, but formatting options are not available for this particular column in this library. I understand that the column is read-only, but I don't understand why formatting options are not available. As you can see in the screenshot, formatting options are not available under column settings.

 

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Has anyone else experienced this? Any suggestions would be appreciated.

 

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best response confirmed by tgraham-legalops (New Contributor)
Solution

@tgraham-legalops I have seen the same behavior in my SharePoint tenant. File size column in grid view is read only cell & I cannot see the actual file size.

 

Also, I can see the "Format this column" option for File size column in grid view mode (not in normal list view). But on selecting this option, I cannot apply any formatting, see below image:

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 Also, File size column is not listed as supported column type in Microsoft documentation: JSON Formatting - Supported column types 


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