Sets the position within the current stream to the specified value.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
- Type: System.Int64
The new position within the stream. This is relative to the loc parameter, and can be positive or negative.
Return ValueType: System.Int64
The new position within the stream, calculated by combining the initial reference point and the offset.
For an example of creating a file and writing text to a file, see How to: Write Text to a File. For an example of reading text from a file, see How to: Read Text from a File. For an example of reading from and writing to a binary file, see How to: Read and Write to a Newly Created Data File.
This method overrides Seek.
Seeking to any location beyond the length of the stream is supported.
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune
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