Stream.CanSeek 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 a value indicating whether the current stream supports seeking.

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

Syntax

Public MustOverride ReadOnly Property CanSeek As Boolean
public abstract bool CanSeek { get; }

Property Value

Type: System..::.Boolean
true if the stream supports seeking; otherwise, false.

Remarks

If a class derived from Stream does not support seeking, calls to Length, SetLength, Position, and Seek throw a NotSupportedException.

If the stream is closed, this property returns false.

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