Moving the record pointer: –

Moving the record pointer: – The seek statement is used to move record pointer in a random-access file. This statement can be used to move record pointer at any one record position. Syntax of the seek statement is –

                Seek <File Number>, <Record Position>

If the next put or get statement does not specified a record number, the record affected will be the one positioned by calling seek. For example –

                Seek 1,5

The record pointer will have positioned at fifth record from where record to be write or read by the put or get statement respectively.


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