Instance Method

seekToFileOffset:

Moves the file pointer to the specified offset within the file represented by the receiver.

Declaration

- (void)seekToFileOffset:(unsigned long long)offset;

Parameters

offset

The offset to seek to.

Discussion

Raises an exception if the message is sent to an NSFileHandle object representing a pipe or socket, if the file descriptor is closed, or if any other error occurs in seeking.

See Also

Seeking Within a File

offsetInFile

The position of the file pointer within the file represented by the receiver.

- seekToEndOfFile

Puts the file pointer at the end of the file referenced by the receiver and returns the new file offset.

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