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This command identifies the number of data points being skipped when reading from a long data file. Only every npick data point is read. The default is npick=1, i.e., every data point is accepted.
>>> ELEMENTS: ELM_10 + 4
>>>> SKIP: 3 lines before reading data
>>>> PICK only every : 10 data point
>>>> DATA on file: temp.log
>>>> standard DEVIATION: 0.5 degrees C