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continue (C# Reference)

The continue statement passes control to the next iteration of the enclosing iteration statement in which it appears.

In this example, a counter is initialized to count from 1 to 10. By using the continue statement in conjunction with the expression (i < 9), the statements between continue and the end of the for body are skipped.

// statements_continue.cs
using System;
class ContinueTest 
{
    static void Main() 
    {
        for (int i = 1; i <= 10; i++) 
        {
            if (i < 9) 
            {
                continue;
            }
            Console.WriteLine(i);
        }
    }
}

Output

 
9
10

For more information, see the following sections in the C# Language Specification:

  • 5.3.3.10 Break, continue, and goto statements

  • 8.9.2 The continue statement

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