Posted on 2003-03-05
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in C you could create labels and "goto"


label: statement


goto label;

is there such a thing in java?

Question by:tedtheworkman
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ykaganov earned 150 total points
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No! It's a reserved keyword, but it's not used in the language.

But there are labels in case you need to break out of a loop:

OUT: for (int ctr = 0; ctr < 5; ctr++ )
      while (ctr2 < 50)
        if (ctr * ctr2 == 300)
           break OUT;

See http://java.sun.com/docs/books/jls/second_edition/html/statements.doc.html#78993

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