Current seek position

Ken Ray kray at sonsothunder.com
Wed Oct 23 22:47:00 CDT 2002


Just curious... why do you need to know this? If you're looking at appending
data to a file, you can do a "write <data> after file <fileName>", and if
you need to know the length of the file you can read it into a variable with
"put url ("file:" & <fileName>") into <myVar> and then get the length of
<myVar>.

Can you shed some light on your request?

Thanks,

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
Web Site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/

----- Original Message -----
From: "Keelan Lightfoot" <keelan at mail.grenander.com>
To: <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2002 10:17 PM
Subject: Current seek position


> How can I find the current position to which I am at in an open file? I
need
> to be able to go to the end of the file (which 'seek to -1 in file ...'
> would take care of), but I need to know the position I'm at when I'm at
the
> end of the file.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Keelan Lightfoot
>
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