(enumerated-like type)

Type to indicate seeking direction.
  Type used by some member functions of iostream classes to indicate seeking direction. The possible value can be any of the following constant member values:

valueseek relative to
ios_base::begbeginning of sequence.
ios_base::curcurrent position within sequence.
ios_base::endend of sequence.

See also.
  ios_base class

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