Python Program to print pattern of letter F

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 ‘F’. 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 F. You can check the complete series on letter patterns here.

Program on Github

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Print Pattern F – Code Visualization

Task:

Python program to print the pattern of letter ‘F’

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//2 )
      • Print first column
        • column == 0
    • print in remaining all cases.

Program on Github

Program:

__author__ = 'Avinash'

# Python3 program to print alphabet F 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 middle row
            if ((row == 0 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)

Output:

Pattern F - Pattern Programming - programminginpython.com
Pattern F – Pattern Programming – programminginpython.com

Program on Github

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