MemoryStream.Position Property


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Gets or sets the current position within the stream.

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

Public Overrides Property Position As Long

Property Value

Type: System.Int64

The current position within the stream.

Exception Condition

The position is set to a negative value or a value greater than MaxValue.


The stream is closed.

This code example is part of a larger example provided for the MemoryStream class.

' Write the stream properties to the console.
Console.WriteLine( _
    "Capacity = {0}, Length = {1}, Position = {2}", _
    memStream.Capacity.ToString(), _
    memStream.Length.ToString(), _

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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