R - Break Statement


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The break statement in R programming language has the following two usages −

  • When the break statement is encountered inside a loop, the loop is immediately terminated and program control resumes at the next statement following the loop.

  • It can be used to terminate a case in the switch statement (covered in the next chapter).

Syntax

The basic syntax for creating a break statement in R is −

break

Flow Diagram

R Break Statement

Example

v <- c("Hello","loop")
cnt <- 2

repeat {
   print(v)
   cnt <- cnt + 1
	
   if(cnt > 5) {
      break
   }
}

When the above code is compiled and executed, it produces the following result −

[1] "Hello" "loop" 
[1] "Hello" "loop" 
[1] "Hello" "loop" 
[1] "Hello" "loop" 

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