Stream.CanSeek Property

May 11, 2014

When overridden in a derived class, gets a value indicating whether the current stream supports seeking.

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

'Declaration
Public MustOverride ReadOnly Property CanSeek As Boolean

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the stream supports seeking; otherwise, false.

If a class derived from Stream does not support seeking, calls to Length, SetLength, Position, and Seek throw a NotSupportedException.

If the stream is closed, this property returns false.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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