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Topic: While loop with two conditions?
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Re: While loop with two conditions?
Posted: Nov 21, 2012 9:15 AM
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On 11/21/2012 7:52 AM, Sensible Man wrote:
> "Nasser M. Abbasi" <nma@12000.org> wrote in message
> <k8ikrc$do$1@speranza.aioe.org>...

>> On 11/21/2012 7:12 AM, Sensible Man wrote:
>> > I'm sure this is a very simple question, but is it possible to
>> create a while
>> >loop with two initial conditions?
>> >
>> > I basically need
>> >
>> > while x<3, or y>500,
>> >
>> > execute loop
>> >
>> > end if either x<3 or y>500 is met
>> >

>>
>> for scalars, use ||
>>
>> ------------------
>> x=2; y=603;
>>
>> while x<3 || y>600
>> x=x+1
>> y=y-1
>> end
>> ------------------

>
> Awesome thanks. However, when I run the code you provided above, the
> while loop doesn't terminate when x>3, it only seems to stop when y>600?


Well, you asked for 'OR' :) Maybe you intended AND...

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