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 The ''​WHILE''​ command starts a **pre-test loop** where the given condition is evaluated every time before entering the loop. If the condition evaluates to true, the statements between ''​WHILE''​ and ''​ENDWHILE''​ will be executed and the condition will be tested again . If it evaluates to false, the statements will be skipped and execution will be continued after the ''​ENDWHILE''​ statement. The ''​WHILE''​ command starts a **pre-test loop** where the given condition is evaluated every time before entering the loop. If the condition evaluates to true, the statements between ''​WHILE''​ and ''​ENDWHILE''​ will be executed and the condition will be tested again . If it evaluates to false, the statements will be skipped and execution will be continued after the ''​ENDWHILE''​ statement.
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 +Contrarily to the ''​[[fornext|FOR ... NEXT]]''​ loop, it is allowed to escape from the ''​WHILE''​ loop using the ''​[[goto|]]''​ command.
  
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