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BinaryWriter.Seek Method

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Sets the position within the current stream.

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

public virtual long Seek(
	int offset,
	SeekOrigin origin
)

Parameters

offset
Type: System.Int32
A byte offset relative to origin.
origin
Type: System.IO.SeekOrigin
A field of SeekOrigin indicating the reference point from which the new position is to be obtained.

Return Value

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

ExceptionCondition
IOException

The file pointer was moved to an invalid location.

ArgumentException

The SeekOrigin value is invalid.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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