Python Program to print pattern of letter H

Hello everyone! Welcome back to I am continuing with this pattern programming series, here I will tell you how to print the pattern of the letter H. In the previous tutorials, I have shown you the patterns of letters A to G. Here it’s now time for Pattern H. You can check the complete series on letter patterns here.

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Python program to print the pattern of letter H


  • 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 H
    • following are 3 conditions for printing *’s
      We have 2 loops, an outer loop() for rows, and an inner loop for columns.
    • # Outer for loop
          for row in range(n): 
              # Inner for loop 
              for column in range(n):
        • Print first and last column
          • (column == 0 or column == n-1)
        • Print middle row
          • (row == n //2 )
    • print in remaining all cases.

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__author__ = 'Avinash'

# Python3 program to print alphabet pattern H

# *         *
# *         *
# *         *
# * * * * * *
# *         *
# *         *
# *         *

def print_pattern(n):
    # Outer for loop for number of rows
    for rows in range(n):

        # Inner for loop columns
        for columns in range(n):

            # prints first and last column
            if ((columns == 0 or columns == n-1) or
               # prints middle row
                (rows == n // 2)
                print("*", end=" ")
                print(" ", end=" ")

size = int(input("Enter size: \t"))

if size < 8:
    print("Enter a size greater than 8")


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