Stream.Position Property


When overridden in a derived class, gets or sets the position within the current stream.

 abstract property long Position { long get(); void set(long value); };
public abstract long Position { get; set; }
member this.Position : int64 with get, set
Public MustOverride Property Position As Long

Property Value


The current position within the stream.


An I/O error occurs.

The stream does not support seeking.

Methods were called after the stream was closed.


The stream must support seeking to get or set the position. Use the CanSeek property to determine whether the stream supports seeking.

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

The Position property does not keep track of the number of bytes from the stream that have been consumed, skipped, or both.

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