Thread: Printing a pattern correctly???

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    Printing a pattern correctly???

    Could someone please take a look at my code and give me a hint as to what I am doing wrong. I am trying to print a square pattern out of the type of character and number of characters the user chooses to print.


    The user chooses to print to the screen the character $.
    The user chooses to print this character 5 times.

    The output should look like this

    Please see attachment of source code I have been working with.
    MY code will print the right amount of characters down but only 2 characters across no matter what number of characters are entered.

    Thank you!
    Last edited by Basia; 07-01-2002 at 04:59 PM.

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    for( y = 0; y < rows; y++ )
        for( x = 0; x < columns; x++ )
            print a character
        print a new line
    Use nested loops.

    Hope is the first step on the road to disappointment.

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