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Position Property

Stream.Position Property

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

Namespace:  System.IO
Assemblies:   mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
  System.IO (in System.IO.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: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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