SeekOrigin Enumeration

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Provides the fields that represent reference points in streams for seeking.

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


Public Enumeration SeekOrigin
public enum SeekOrigin


Member name Description
Begin Specifies the beginning of a stream.
Current Specifies the current position within a stream.
End Specifies the end of a stream.


SeekOrigin is used by the Seek methods of Stream, FileStream, MemoryStream, BinaryWriter, and other classes. The Seek methods take an offset parameter that is relative to the position specified by SeekOrigin.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0


Windows Phone

See Also


System.IO Namespace