FileStream.CanSeek Property

 
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Gets a value indicating whether the current stream supports seeking.

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

override CanSeek : bool with 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.

The following example uses the CanSeek property to check whether a stream supports seeking.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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