Continue statement in java with example

Continue statement tell the compiler to skip the following statament and continue with the next iteration

Syntax:-

continue;

Continue statement in for loop

Here continue causes the control to go to increment section(3rd section in for loop) of the loop than condition statement(2nd section in for loop).

Example:-

Java program for display odd number using continue statement

import java.util.Scanner;

class group{
public static void main(String angt[]){
Scanner data = new Scanner(System.in);
int num,i,j;
System.out.println("Enter a number");
num=data.nextInt();
for(i=1;i<=num;i++)
{
j=i%2;
if(j == 0)
continue;
else
System.out.println(i);
}
}
}

Continue statement in while and do while loop

Here continue causes the control to go to condition statement of loop.

Example:-

Java program display even number using continue statement

import java.util.Scanner;

class group{
public static void main(String angt[]){
Scanner data = new Scanner(System.in);
int num,i;
System.out.println("Enter a number");
num=data.nextInt();
i=0;
while(i<=num)
{
 i++;
if((i%2)==0)
continue;
else
System.out.println(i);
}
}
}

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