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Chapter 5. Program Looping > The continue Statement

The continue Statement

The continue statement is similar to the break statement except it doesn't cause the loop to terminate. At the point that the continue statement is executed, any statements that appear after the continue statement up to the end of the loop are skipped. Execution of the loop otherwise continues as normal.

The continue statement is most often used to bypass a group of statements inside a loop based on some condition, but to otherwise continue execution of the loop. The format of the continue statement is as follows:


  

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