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While Statement


Templates use a single section to define the syntax of While Statements. It uses a special code to designate where the While Statement's block is inserted..

The following definitions are from a simplified version of the Java Programming Language template. Note that the block's indentation is inceased by 1 level.

Java Example
Text = while({condition}) {{
= -->BLOCK | | 1
= }

Text Key

The text key is used to generate the syntax of the Output Statement.

Fields Contents
{condition} The conditional expression. The syntax is generated by the various function/expression sections.

The first and last flags can be used if the syntax differs for the first or last statement in the block.

Flags When True
block  The statement's block contains one or more items.
first The statement is the first item in the block.
last The statement is the last item in the block.

To insert the While Statement's block, use a single line containing the following special codes. If you want to change the indentation of the block, make sure to specify the indent after the second pipe |.

Special value What it does
-->BLOCK Inserts the code generated from the While Statement's block.