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achayya matta
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Joined: Oct 27, 2005
Posts: 111
can anyone clarify me why the following code prints 3,4?




switch (2) {

case 1:

System.out.println(1);

case 2:

case 3:

System.out.println(3);

case 4:

System.out.println(4);

}


thanks in advance
Ricky Ignatius
Greenhorn

Joined: Oct 09, 2005
Posts: 20
switch (2) {
case 1:
System.out.println(1);
case 2: // inside here, no break
case 3: // fall throught here, no break
System.out.println(3);
case 4: // fall throught here, no break
System.out.println(4);
}

Because the code will go inside case 2 then fall through to case 3, case 4 because they dont have break statement.


Ricky
Gyanesh Sharma
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Joined: Nov 27, 2005
Posts: 47
Because there is no break; statements in your code sample.
 
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