Java Programming/Keywords/case

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case is a Java keyword.

This is part of the switch statement, to find if the value passed to the switch statement matches a value followed by case.

For example:

Computer code
int i = 3;
switch(i) {
case 1:
   System.out.println("The number is 1.");
   break;
case 2:
   System.out.println("The number is 2.");
   break;
case 3:
   System.out.println("The number is 3."); // this line will print
   break;
case 4:
   System.out.println("The number is 4.");
   break;
case 5:
   System.out.println("The number is 5.");
   break;
default:
  System.out.println("The number is not 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5.");
}