C Break for loop

The break statement terminates the execution of the enclosing loop or conditional statement.

C Break for loop

     

In this section, you will learn how to use break statement in a for loop.

The break statement terminates the execution of the enclosing loop or conditional statement. In a for loop statement, the break statement can stop the counting when a given condition becomes true. You can see in the given example that the program is supposed to count the numbers from 1 to 20 using for loop. As per the condition defined the break statement stop the execution of the loop as soon as it detects the number 5 .

Here is the code:

BREAKFor.C

 

 


#include <stdio.h>
#include <conio.h>
void main() {
  clrscr();
  int n;
  for (n=1; n<20; n++) {
  printf("%d\n", n);
  getch();
  if (n==5)
  break;
  }
}

Output will be displayed as:

BREAKST.EXE

As the number 5 comes, the execution of the loop gets terminated.

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Darshan Manjunath
July 8, 2013
how to intrupt for loop

hi, I want to intrupt a for loop which count till 30 or 60. I dont want to break the loop. If any intrupt(use of any key) occurs it should come out of the loop.. can anyone suggest me.

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