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Loop statement that does not loop

Reports any instance of for, while, and do statements whose bodies will be executed once at most. Normally, this is an indication of a bug.

Use the Ignore enhanced for loops option to ignore the foreach loops. They are sometimes used to perform an action only on the first item of an iterable in a compact way.


for (String s : stringIterable) { doSomethingOnFirstString(s); break; }

Inspection options

Here you can find the description of settings available for the Loop statement that does not loop inspection, and the reference of their default values.

Ignore enhanced for loops

Default: Selected

Inspection Details

By default bundled with:

IntelliJ IDEA 2024.1, Qodana for JVM 2024.1,

Can be installed with plugin:

Java, 241.16690

Last modified: 29 April 2024