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Example: fseek Input-Output Functions

Sets the current position in a file to a new location.

int fseek( FILE *file_pointer, long offset, int origin);

file_pointer A pointer to a file.
offset The offset within the file, in bytes.
origin The starting point. Use one of the following values: SEEK_SET (0) Beginning of file.
SEEK_CUR (1) Current position of the file pointer.
SEEK_END (2) End of file.

For fseek details, refer to your C language documentation.

Return Values

If successful, the function returns 0. Otherwise it returns non-zero.