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The REWIND Statement

The REWIND statement has the form

       REWIND device-number

and causes input/output to the device device-number to continue from the first record position on that device.

This allows re-reading of data in sequential files, and is also used with magnetic tape.

The BACKSPACE, and END_FILE Statements

The BACKSPACE (go back one record) and END_FILE (go just after the last existing record) statements, having the same syntax, are likely to be available only for magnetic tape.

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