Re: Manipulating current read position in a binary file

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg80286] Re: [mg80266] Manipulating current read position in a binary file*From*: Kristjan Kannike <kkannike at physic.ut.ee>*Date*: Thu, 16 Aug 2007 07:21:16 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <200708160844.EAA23238@smc.vnet.net>

Hello, A quick and dirty fix that springs to mind is to use Pythonika http://library.wolfram.com/infocenter/MathSource/6622/ On Thu, 16 Aug 2007, Aranthon wrote: > grouped. Is there a way to skip to the end of the file to read in the > number of bins before returning to the beginning of the file to read > in the actual data? I can do the analysis In another CAS, since there are > functions fseek and ftell, so that once I read in the number of data > points I can seek to the end, get the grouping count, then seek back > to the beginning, but I'd like to be able to do it in Mathematica. Kristjan Kannike <http://www.physic.ut.ee/~kkannike/english/> The only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty; not knowing what comes next. -- Ursula K. Le Guin

**References**:**Manipulating current read position in a binary file***From:*Aranthon <a.dwarf@gmail.com>