Posted on 2004-08-17
Last Modified: 2010-03-31
Hi experts,
I know in other languages you can mark some position in a for loop for example and use a goto when needed. Is there anything like this in java and please include an example.
also does break exit the loop entirely?
what does continue do?

Question by:Samooramad
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girionis earned 125 total points
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Java has a goto statement also but it is not (yet) supported, although it is a reserved word:

You might as well use the continue statement instead:
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Or a labeled break maybe, take a look at the link I posted above.

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hamood earned 125 total points
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java do not have goto statement

break statement will break the look i.e exit the loog without completing it.

continue will skip the statement after continue keywork, increment the loop counter and start execute the loop again


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ok thanks!
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