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Unnecessary 'continue' statement

Reports continue statements if they are last reachable statements in the loop. These continue statements are unnecessary and can be safely removed.


for(int i in array) { println(i) continue }

After the quick-fix is applied:

for(int i in array) { println(i) }

Locating this inspection


Can be used to locate inspection in e.g. Qodana configuration files, where you can quickly enable or disable it, or adjust its settings.

Via Settings dialog

Path to the inspection settings via IntelliJ Platform IDE Settings dialog, when you need to adjust inspection settings directly from your IDE.

Settings or Preferences | Editor | Inspections | Groovy | Control flow issues

For more information, see the same inspection in Java.


By default bundled with

IntelliJ IDEA 2024.1, Qodana for JVM 2024.1,

Can be installed with plugin

Groovy, 241.18072

Last modified: 18 June 2024