Python if continue | Example code

The if continue statement is used in both whiles and for loops in Python. A continue statement does not execute all the remaining statements in the current iteration of the loop and moves the control back to the top of the loop.

Python if continue examples

Simple example code. If using the continue statement in Python loops then it returns the control to the beginning of the loop.

for i in range(5):
    if i == 3:  # skips if i is 3
        continue
    print(i)

Output:

Python if continue

Another Example code

If continue statement with NumPy in Python.

import numpy as np

values = np.arange(0, 10)
for value in values:
    if value == 3:
        continue
    elif value == 8:
        print('Eight value')
    elif value == 9:
        break

Output: Eight value

Python while continue

If the program execution reaches a continue statement, the program execution immediately jumps back to the start of the loop.

while True:
    print('Who are you?')
    name = input()
    if name != 'Joe':
        continue
    print('Hello, Joe. What is the password?')
    password = input()
    if password == '123456':
        break
print('Access granted.')

Output:

Python if continue Example code

Do comment if you have any doubts and suggestions on this Pytho it statement with the continue keyword.

Note: IDE: PyCharm 2021.1.3 (Community Edition)

Windows 10

Python 3.7

All Python Examples are in Python 3, so Maybe its different from python 2 or upgraded versions.


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