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