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Looping a switch statement

Asked by Bob Sherland on 24 Apr 2018
Latest activity Commented on by Bob Sherland on 24 Apr 2018
I currently have the code below, in which the user is asked to enter a task, which then uses the switch statement shown below.
switch task
case 'create a file'
fprintf('You have chosen to create a file \n');
case 'quit'
fprintf('You have chosen to quit \n');
break;
otherwise
fprintf('You have entered an action not on the list\n');
fprintf('You will now be directed to the start again to select another action \n');
I was wondering how to loop it back to the beginning and continually ask for the user to input a task and how to exit fully out of the loop if the user enters 'quit'

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Answer by Ahmet Cecen on 24 Apr 2018
Edited by Ahmet Cecen on 24 Apr 2018
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This is not the safest way to do this, and you will likely realize why later, but for purely educational purposes:
while true
task = input('Please Enter Task\n','s');
switch task
case 'create a file'
fprintf('You have chosen to create a file \n');
case 'quit'
fprintf('You have chosen to quit \n');
break;
otherwise
fprintf('You have entered an action not on the list\n');
fprintf('You will now be directed to the start again to select another action \n');
end
end

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Thanks so much

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