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i have a 'for' loop
and inside of him an 'switch' loop.
but the switch loop executes just ONCE.
why? and how can i make it executable as many time as i want to?

example:

for(let i = 0; i < 5; i++){

switch(something[i]){
case 1:
alert("case 1 has been activated!");
break;
case 2:
alert("case 2 has been activated!");
break;
}

What I have tried:

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Updated 23-Mar-19 8:28am

A switch statement is not a loop. Moreover, if what is at something[i] is not 1 or 2, nothing will be excuted and will silently pass.
You will have to put a breakpoint on the for line and debug line by line to see what is going on.
You may want to add a default case to account for unanticipated values:
C#
switch (something[i]) {
   // ...
   default:
      alert("unexpected value: " + something[i]);
      break;
}
 
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CPallini 23-Mar-19 11:57am    
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phil.o 23-Mar-19 12:42pm    
Thank you, Carlo :)
Quote:
but the switch loop executes just ONCE.

Probably because a switch is not a loop. You need to learn the language structures, we can't fo it for you.
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