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Labeled Statements

To transfer program control directly to a given statement, the statement must be labeled. See Using Labels with the goto Statement and Using Labels in the case Statement.

There are three types of labeled statements. All use a colon to separate some type of label from the statement. The case and default labels are specific to case (or switch) statements:


        identifier 
        : 
        statement
case constant-expression : statement
default : statement
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