streamsize  gcount ( ) const;

Get number of characters extracted by last unformatted input function.
  Returns the number of characters extracted by the last unformatted input operation performed on this object.
  Unformatted input operations are performed by get, getline, ignore, read and readsome



Return Value.
  An integer value of type streamsize representing the number of characters extracted.

Basic template member declaration ( basic_istream<charT,traits> ):
streamsize gcount () const;

See also.
  get, getline, ignore, read, readsome
  istream class

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