Asked by Timothy Michalek on Mar 10, 2024

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When working with random access files, the ____ function returns the offset value of the next character that will be read or written.

A) rewind()
B) ftell()
C) fseek()
D) flush()

Ftell()

A function in many programming languages that returns the current position in a file.

Random Access Files

Files that allow data to be read or written in any order, as opposed to sequential access where data is read in order.

Offset Value

Refers to the distance or difference in location, often used in computing to specify the position of a data item within a data structure.

  • Achieve proficiency in employing file positioning functions for the manipulation of random access files.
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AMARIS HERRERA

Mar 10, 2024

Final Answer :
B
Explanation :
The ftell() function returns the current file position of the specified stream; this is effectively the offset value of the next character that will be read or written in the file.