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Oracle® Database PL/SQL Language Reference
11g Release 2 (11.2)

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EXIT Statement

The EXIT statement exits the current iteration of a loop, either conditionally or unconditionally, and transfers control to the end of either the current loop or an enclosing labeled loop.

Restriction on EXIT Statement

An EXIT statement must be inside a LOOP statement.

Topics

Semantics

label

Name that identifies either the current loop or an enclosing loop (see "Basic LOOP Statement").

Without label, the EXIT statement transfers control to the next iteration of the current loop. With label, the EXIT statement transfers control to the next iteration of the loop that label identifies.

WHEN boolean_expression

Without this clause, the EXIT statement exits the current iteration of the loop unconditionally. With this clause, the EXIT statement exits the current iteration of the loop if and only if the value of boolean_expression is TRUE.