VocabularyioInputs and outputs
|seek-type||a seek singleton|
Moves the pointer associated with a stream's handle to an offset n
bytes from the seek type so that further reading or writing happens at the new location. For output streams, the buffer is flushed before seeking. Seeking past the end of an output stream will pad the difference with zeros once the stream is written to again.
Three methods of seeking are supported:Notes
Stream seeking is not supported on streams that do not have a known length, e.g. TCP/IP streams.See alsostream-tell