Stream.Position Property

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

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

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

Syntax

Public MustOverride Property Position As Long
public abstract long Position { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System..::.Int64
The current position within the stream.

Exceptions

Exception Condition
IOException

An I/O error occurs.

NotSupportedException

The stream does not support seeking.

ObjectDisposedException

Methods were called after the stream was closed.

Remarks

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.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Platforms

Windows Phone

See Also

Reference

Stream Class

System.IO Namespace