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Class Properties and Methods Reference : SkipBytes( ) method (InputStream)

SkipBytes( ) method (InputStream)

Skips and discards a specified number of bytes in the current input stream. The method returns the number of bytes skipped. It returns 0 if the end of the stream has already been reached.
Return type: INT64
Access: PUBLIC
Applies to: Progress.IO.InputStream class


SkipBytes( INPUT n AS INT64 )
The number of bytes to be skipped.


*This method can be overridden by the derived input stream class to handle the skipping of bytes directly from the derived input stream without calling a Read method.