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  • SetStreamPosition[ stream , n ] sets the current point in an open stream.
  • The integer n given to SetStreamPosition should usually be a value obtained from StreamPosition.
  • SetStreamPosition[ stream , 0] sets the current point to the beginning of a stream.
  • SetStreamPosition[ stream , Infinity] sets the current point to the end of a stream.
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 2.11.8.