Stream.Position Property

When overridden in a derived class, gets or sets the position within the current stream.

Namespace:  System.IO
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public abstract long Position { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int64
The current position within the stream.

ExceptionCondition
IOException

An I/O error occurs.

NotSupportedException

The stream does not support seeking.

ObjectDisposedException

Methods were called after the stream was closed.

The stream must support seeking to get or set the position. Use the CanSeek property to determine whether the stream supports seeking.

Seeking to any location beyond the length of the stream is supported.

The Position property does not keep track of the number of bytes from the stream that have been consumed, skipped, or both.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
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