How to break the nested loop in Java?

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Currently, I am using nested loop in my program. But due to nesting, sometimes my program is going infinite loop. How to break the nested loop?
May 2, 2018 in Java by Daisy
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You can use break command to break the nested loop.

public class Demo {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
      
        for (int i=0; i < 5; i++) {
            for (int j=0; j < 5; j++) {
                if (i * j > 6) {
                    System.out.println("Breaking");
                    break;
                }
                System.out.println(i + " " + j);
            }
        }
        System.out.println("Exit");
    }
}

answered May 2, 2018 by Akrati
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You can use break with a label for the outer loop.
public class Test {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        outerloop:
        for (int i=0; i < 5; i++) {
            for (int j=0; j < 5; j++) {
                if (i * j > 6) {
                    System.out.println("Breaking");
                    break outerloop;
                }
                System.out.println(i + " " + j);
            }
        }
        System.out.println("Done");
    }
}
answered Sep 20, 2018 by Sushmita
• 6,890 points

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