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# Python Program to print pattern of Letter E

Hello everyone! Welcome back to programminginpython.com. I am continuing with this pattern programming series, here I will tell you how to print the pattern of the letter E. In the previous tutorials, I have shown you the pattern for the letter D, letter C, letter A, and letter B. Here it’s now time for Pattern E.

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#### Print Pattern of Letter E – Code Visualization

Python program to print the pattern of letter ‘E’

#### Approach:

• Read an input integer for asking the size of the letter using `input()`
• Check if the entered number is greater than 8,
• if yes, call the function `print_pattern()`
• else, show a message to enter a number which is greater or equal to 8
• print_pattern()
• here we only do two things, print star(`*`) and print space(` `), just writing conditions so the pattern of `*`‘s and ` `‘s will display the pattern ‘E’
• following are 3 conditions for printing *’s
We have 2 loops, outer loop() for rows and inner loop for columns.

```# Outer for loop
for row in range(n):
# Inner for loop
for column in range(n - 2):```
• Print first and last row and middle row
`((row == 0 or row == n-1 or row == n//2 )`
• Print first column
`column == 0`
• print ` ` in remaining all cases.

#### Program:

```__author__ = 'Avinash'

# Python3 program to print alphabet E pattern
# *********
# *
# *
# *
# *********
# *
# *
# *********

def print_pattern(n):
# Outer for loop for number of rows
for row in range(n):
# Inner for loop columns
for column in range(n):
# prints first and last and middle row
if ((row == 0 or row == n - 1 or row == n // 2) or
# prints first column
column == 0):
print("*", end="")
else:
print(" ", end="")
print()

size = int(input("Enter size: \t"))
if size < 8:
print("Enter a size greater than 8")
else:
print_pattern(size)
```