It's me, the BDC guy again.
I uploaded 3000 files to a Terra workspace while testing a script that will programmatically generate TSV files from user-uploaded data.
Now, to be clear, I don't expect Terra to show me all 3000 files on the same page in the UI, but I have noticed that when it truncates the number of files to show "only" the first 1000, there is no indication how many files are actually there. This lead to some issues with some of my earlier tests as I had files in there that I forgot to delete (so, a total of 3005) and those 5 files broke a few things. If I had known there was 3005 in the bucket I'd have realised my error earlier.
I'm sure there's other uses cases where users expect to know how many files are in any given "folder" in their data section, such as when checking if the output of a workflow created as many files as expected, or where a user not comfortable with the command line just wants a quick visual check that all of their files uploaded as expected.
Could the number of files be reported for a given "folder" in Terra? Being able to see every file in there is probably not needed, as the point at which we hit the 1000 file limit, the user isn't going to comb through every file manually anyway. But I do think the number of files is an important metric to report, especially considering that interacting with the bucket using Terra's terminal beyond cping files into it isn't easy for new users.
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