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can anyone explain to be in cave man terms what are loop statements do saw it in a book and ive been tryin thr past couple of days to figure out what does it do and whats its syntax means

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FOR %A IN (list) DO command [ parameters ]

The above basic loop syntax provides the means of iteration. iteration stand for "Do this for a specified amount of times".

command along with its parameters declares "what to do".

list is an array of elements

%A is substituded with an array element

so basically all it says is : For every element in the array (which is substituded by %A) DO what command says

FOR %A IN (1 2 3) DO ECHO Now using %A from list

output:

Now using 1 from list

Now using 2 from list

Now using 3 from list

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