C++ goto Statement1 min read

The goto statement is a jump statement that allows the user in the program to jump the execution control to the other part of the program. It jumps to the position where the labeled statement present in the program. The label (tag) is used to spot the jump statement.

NOTE: Remember the use of goto is avoided in programming language because it makes it difficult to trace the control flow of a program, making the program hard to understand and hard to modify.

goto statement Flowchart:

goto statement in C
goto statement

Syntax of goto statement in C++


Example of C++ goto statement

The simple example of goto statement in C++ programming.

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Avoid the use of goto: However, the use of goto is considered a harmful construct and a bad programming practice in a C++ programming. It makes the program complex and tangled, instead you can achieve the task of goto by using the break and continue statement.


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