Whitebeam Object Definition

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Whitebeam Object Definition

Method Description

Binary.tell()

Return the current position within an open file object

Syntax

number = Binary.tell()

Parameters

The 'Binary.tell' method takes no parameters

Results

The 'Binary.tell' method returns number:

Type/Value Range/Length Description
number  

Remarks

Querries the underlying file object for the current read/write position.

If this method fails, or is not suppported by the underlying object then this method return a negative number.

This operation works on both file system objects and Large Objects in Postgres (assuming Whitebeam is compiled with Postgres enabled)
Whitebeam release 1.3.36
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