Seek Method

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Sets the position within the current stream to the specified value.

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

public override long Seek(
	long offset,
	SeekOrigin origin


Type: System..::..Int64
The new position within the stream. This is relative to the loc parameter, and can be positive or negative.
Type: System.IO..::..SeekOrigin
A value of type SeekOrigin, which acts as the seek reference point.

Return Value

Type: System..::..Int64
The new position within the stream, calculated by combining the initial reference point and the offset.

Seeking to any location beyond the length of the stream is supported.

Do not use the Seek method to determine the new position in the stream if the MemoryStream was initialized with a non-zero offset. If you do, Seek will return an inaccurate value. Instead, use the Position property to get the new position of the stream.