CanSeek Property

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Gets a value indicating whether the current stream supports seeking.

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

public override bool CanSeek { get; }

Property Value

Type: System..::..Boolean
true if the stream supports seeking; false if the stream is closed or if the FileStream was constructed from an operating-system handle such as a pipe or output to the console.

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.

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