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  • Skip[ stream , type ] skips one object of the specified type in an input stream.
  • Skip[ stream , type , n ] skips n objects of the specified type.
  • Skip behaves like Read, except that it returns Null when it succeeds in skipping the specified objects, and $Failed otherwise.
  • See notes for Read.
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 2.11.7.
  • See also: SetStreamPosition, Find.