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Continue

 

SHORT DESCRIPTION

    Describes how the Continue statement immediately returns the program flow 
    to the top of a program loop. 
 
 

LONG DESCRIPTION

    In a script, the Continue statement immediately returns the program flow 
    to the top of the innermost loop that is controlled by a For, Foreach, or 
    While statement. 
     
     
    The Continue keyword supports labels. A label is a name you assign to a  
    statement in a script. For information about labels, see about_Break. 
     
     
    In the following example, program flow returns to the top of the While loop 
    if the $ctr variable is equal to 5. As a result, all the numbers between 1  
    and 10 are displayed except for 5: 
     
        while ($ctr -lt 10) 
             { 
               $ctr +=1  
               if ($ctr -eq 5) {continue} 
               Write-Host $ctr 
             } 
     
     
    Note that in a For loop, execution continues at the first line in the  
    loop. If the arguments of the For statement test a value that is  
    modified by the For statement, an infinite loop may result. 
 
     

SEE ALSO

about_Break
about_Comparison_Operators
about_Throw
about_Trap
about_Try_Catch_Finally