Python: How to skip / break in for loop

21 01 2013

20130121

For loop in python working like this

for i in range(10):
   print i

output will be

0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9

if you want to exit loop when condition is true (when i = 5)

for i in range(10):
   if i == 5:
      break
   print i

output will be

0
1
2
3
4

if you want skip when condition is true (when i = 5) but you still want it continue loop

for i in range(10):
   if i == 5:
      continue
   print i

output will be

0
1
2
3
4
6
7
8
9

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