CONTINUE statement provides a way to proceed with the next iteration of a loop while skipping intervening statements.
CONTINUE statement is encountered, the next iteration of the innermost loop begins, skipping all statements following the
CONTINUE statement until the end of the loop. That is, control is passed back to the loop control expression, if any, and the body of the loop is reevaluated.
If you use the
WHEN clause, then the next iteration of the loop begins only if the specified expression in the
WHEN clause evaluates to
TRUE. Otherwise, control is passed to the statement following the
You can use the
CONTINUE statement only inside a loop.
This example uses the
CONTINUE statement to skip the display of the odd numbers:
The following is the output from this example: