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Free Flowing Switch Statement Example

  1. /*
  2.         Free Flowing Switch Statement Example
  3.         This example shows how case statements are executed if break is
  4.         not used to terminate the execution of the statments.
  5. */
  6. public class FreeFlowingSwitchExample {
  7.  
  8.         public static void main(String[] args) {
  9.                
  10.                 /*
  11.                  * break statement is used to terminate the flow of
  12.                  * matching case statements. If break statement is
  13.                  * not specified, switch statement becomes free flowing and
  14.                  * all cases following matching case including default
  15.                  * would be executed.
  16.                  */
  17.                  
  18.                  int i=0;
  19.                  
  20.                  switch(i)
  21.                  {
  22.                         case 0:
  23.                                 System.out.println("i is 0");
  24.                                
  25.                         case 1:
  26.                                 System.out.println("i is 1");
  27.                                
  28.                         case 2:
  29.                                 System.out.println("i is 2");
  30.                                
  31.                         default:
  32.                                 System.out.println("Free flowing switch example!");
  33.                  }
  34.         }
  35. }
  36.  
  37. /*
  38. Output would be
  39. i is 0
  40. i is 1
  41. i is 2
  42. Free flowing switch example!
  43. */