Resume the next iteration of an enclosing for, while, until, or select loop.

      continue [n]
If n is supplied, the execution of the nth enclosing loop is resumed. n must be greater than or equal to 1. The return status is zero unless n is not greater than or equal to 1.

continue is a POSIX `special' builtin

"We are American at puberty. We die French" - Evelyn Waugh

Related commands:

for - Expand words, and execute commands
if - Conditionally perform a command
until - Execute commands (until error)
while - Execute commands

Windows equivalent commands:


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Simon Sheppard