C program to print heart star pattern

Write a C program to print heart star pattern using for loop. Logic to print heart star pattern in C program.

Required knowledge

Basic C programming, For loop, Nested loop

Program to print heart star pattern

/**
 * C program to print heart star pattern 
 */

#include <stdio.h>

int main()
{
    int i, j, n;

    printf("Enter value of n : ");
    scanf("%d", &n);

    for(i=n/2; i<=n; i+=2)
    {
        for(j=1; j<n-i; j+=2)
        {
            printf(" ");
        }

        for(j=1; j<=i; j++)
        {
            printf("*");
        }

        for(j=1; j<=n-i; j++)
        {
            printf(" ");
        }

        for(j=1; j<=i; j++)
        {
            printf("*");
        }

        printf("\n");
    }

    for(i=n; i>=1; i--)
    {
        for(j=i; j<n; j++)
        {
            printf(" ");
        }

        for(j=1; j<=(i*2)-1; j++)
        {
            printf("*");
        }

        printf("\n");
    }

    return 0;
}

Output

Enter value of n: 10
  *****     *****
 *******   *******
********* *********
*******************
 *****************
  ***************
   *************
    ***********
     *********
      *******
       *****
        ***
         *

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