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MemoryStream.CanSeek Property

Gets a value indicating whether the current stream supports seeking.

[Visual Basic]
Overrides Public ReadOnly Property CanSeek As Boolean
public override bool CanSeek {get;}
public: __property bool get_CanSeek();
public override function get CanSeek() : Boolean;

Property Value

true if the stream is open.


For an example of creating a file and writing text to a file, see Writing Text to a File. For an example of reading text from a file, see Reading Text from a File. For an example of reading from and writing to a binary file, see Reading and Writing to a Newly Created Data File.

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.


Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family, .NET Compact Framework, Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) Standard

See Also

MemoryStream Class | MemoryStream Members | System.IO Namespace | Working with I/O | Reading Text from a File | Writing Text to a File