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a switch problem

Gary Kevin
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Joined: Jul 24, 2006
Posts: 43
why the result is 6?

public class Test
public static void main(String Args[]){
int i = 1,j = 0;
case 2:j+=6;
case 4:j+=1;
default: j+=2;
case 0: j+=4;

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Gary Kevin
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Joined: Jul 24, 2006
Posts: 43
I thought it should be 2.
Neelesh Bodas
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Joined: Jul 20, 2006
Posts: 107
because there is no break after the default, and hence control falls through. thus j+=2 and j+=4 are both executed. This makes j=6.
[ July 24, 2006: Message edited by: Neelesh Bodas ]
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