Questions tagged [ascii-art]

ASCII Art is a graphic design technique that uses the 93 printable/space characters of the 128-character ASCII set to create images.

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Drawing a pair of triangular walls for CS50 Mario

This is my code for the CS50 Mario (more comfortable). Answers can be found all over the net however I wrote this myself. I would like to refactor to its maximum potential (just for my own improvement ...
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Drawing a rectangular playing field

I created a method to print a playing field in the console, but I think there are much better ways to do this than mine. ...
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Convert image into ASCII art

I made a python script that takes an image and converts it into an ASCII-art representation and saves it as a .txt file. The logic is somewhat simple. It resizes the image to a manageable size, ...
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Rendering a cross in ASCII art

I've recently tried to write my functions by using composition. But this one, renderCross' is especially difficult to convert fully. How would I write this ...
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Formatting a table using unicode symbols in python

The goal of the project is to take in input for a data, perhaps in the future as a csv, then print it out using UNICODE box-drawing characters. The main function ...
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Alphabet Rangoli

I have written alphabet rangoli code in python and would like to get it reviewed. The goal is to print concentric diamond shapes made of letters, with "a" at the center, "b" ...
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c++ CLI Ascii image renderer

I am wondering if this is written well or not, I am just a beginner and would like some feedback what should I improve on. Thanks. ...
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Outputting a graphic using functions

How would you make this piece of code more simple/efficient? The problem should not be solved with one print statement, rather with functions Could you also give me any advice how I can come to your ...
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Create an ASCII table from CSV

The following code convert csv to ascii table. ...
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Diagonal square spiral pattern in Vyxal

I wrote this code as a reference implementation for this challenge. How can I make it more readable and/or efficient? The goal is to take an integer and create patterns like the following: ...
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Output a pyramid of numbers

I have this problem where I've to print a number pyramid by taking input from the user. 1 2 3 2 3 4 5 4 3 4 5 6 7 6 5 4 5 6 7 8 9 8 7 6 5 I've ...
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Draw a 2d graph using slashes

Given a list of integers a 2D graph has to be plotted taking 1st, 3rd, 5th, ... numbers as upward slope and 2nd, 4th, ... numbers as downward slope. I have used a Python list to do it. Is there any ...
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Printing a diamond shape in ASCII

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Colour message prettifier in Bash

Features: messages formatted with clear borders errors sent to stderr colour handling colours can be included in other strings echoed to the screen without having ...
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More efficient way to create an ASCII maze using box characters

I've written a C# program to generate a random maze, and then draw that maze in the Console mode using box-drawing characters, e.g. ─ │ ┌ ┐ ┬ ┼ etc. It works fine, as below, but I'm not convinced that ...
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Printing dynamic ascii-art shapes based on user input

In the following code I used a while True: loop and implemented break, because I couldn't figure out a cleaner solution than an ...
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Printing pyramids in C (CS50)

I'm taking the CS50 course, and we're asked to create a program which takes an input (the total height of the pyramid) and outputs a pyramid of that height. i.e Here’s how the program might work if ...
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ASCII Random Walk Algorithm

I would like some advice on improving/optimizing a small program I wrote. What it does is run a random walk on a torus manifold with 8 colors that loop around. ...
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Recreate Mario's half-pyramids using hashes (#) from CS50

I currently working on CS50. There is a problem where we need to recreate half-pyramids using hashes (#). The hashes are to substitute blocks like in Mario. This is also the first time I'm using ...
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Analog Clock for WebAssembly in AEC

I've ported the Analog Clock program written in AEC from Linux to WebAssembly. You can see the live version. ...
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A program that calculates how dense each character appears when printed

I wanted to know how "dark" each character is when printed. I thought that this may be useful when doing ASCII-art to help with shading. I decided to write a program to objectively measure ...
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Tic Tac Toe with ASCII art

I have written a simple Tic Tac Toe game using some ASCII art. Is there anything I can do to improve upon the logic and structure of the program? ...
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ASCII-Art Generator

Introduction For the purpose of learning how to work with pictures in Java, I created an ASCII-Art Generator. The program can do two things: Convert pictures into ASCII-Art Convert text into ASCII-...
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Using Data.Array to solve Sierpinski in Haskell

Here is an earlier attempt to solve the original problem: Solving Sierpinski Triangle in Haskell I was never satisfied with my solution and found it was awkward and twisty. Here is another attempt to ...
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Pythonic way to draw ascii christmas tree?

I hacked a way to print a christmas tree, to use it in the usual seasons greetings email, you know the drill. Next Step is to integrate a multi lines of text in the border left side of the tree. For ...
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Tower of Hanoi, ASCII animation with ANSI escape codes

A few days ago I saw a nice video on YouTube with prof Thorsten Altenkirch about recursion and the Tower of Hanoi puzzle. Today I tried to reproduce the code from the video and came to this: ...
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Draw an outline of an upward-pointing triangle

I am beginner in C++ and I was given this assignment by my teacher. The assignment is to print the following shape: ...
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To print asterisks based on inputs

I have to print the number of stars that increases on each line from the minimum number until it reaches the maximum number, and then decreases until it goes back to the minimum number. After printing ...
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Program to draw ASCII art based on commands

I want to know how to improve the design of Canvas drawing implementation. Canvas Drawing This solution is to implement a console-based canvas drawing application. Problem Statement Description ...
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Printing a multiplication table in C [closed]

I'm a complete beginner, but I'd like to learn how to program. I really started 2 weeks ago. So I tried the common exercise, aka the multiplication table, but I tried to add little things I learnt ...
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Print a Connect 4 grid based on some rules for each cell

In a game of Connect4: we start with an empty grid two players place pieces X and O on the grid the first player to achieve 4 pieces in a line wins! this is a text based console game Here is the ...
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Formatting CSV as a table using BDD

This is the problem: Write a function to create a table from CSV data. The input to the function is a list of strings. Each string is formatted as a CSV record. Here’s an example for a ...
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ASCII-Box PowerShell menu

I've written a pair of functions that can be added to a module or script that will allow the developer to specify a list of options and let the user select with the up/down arrow and return any ...
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ASCII Mandelbrot Set "image" producer

As an exercise, I decided to try implementing a Mandelbrot Set viewer that produces ASCII images. Small Example: ...
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Program that prints an ASCII pyramid

I have written the following program in C# to display an ASCII pyramid. ...
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Program that prints star pattern

I have a program that prints the star pattern. Starr Pattern is: ...
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Color ASCII drawing class

I am working on a pseudo graphical interface for a Chess engine I wrote. I want to draw a colored Chess board with ASCII pieces. To abstract the pure ...
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Word count graph

I created a program in python that reads a file and outputs a frequency graph of the words it contains. Any feedback or tips would be appreciated. ...
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Program which accepts grades and prints grade distribution

I'm doing the MOOC Java course (CTRL+F "distribution"): The input of the program is a set of exam scores of a course. Each score is an integer. When -1 is entered, the program stops asking for ...
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Print diamond shape in Java

I'm printing a diamond shape in Java. It's working fine, but is there a way to re-write this code to make it faster? ...
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Drawing a snowman in ASCII art

I am learning Go and as an exercise I did this challenge from Code Golf (without the golfing), where an ASCII art snowman is drawn from a combination of body parts, based on an 8-digit code taken as ...
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Display command-line Hangman

This code is part of my Hangman game. One of my minor issues is how to properly print out the hangman. Could you please give me hints on how to make the code less hardcoded? This code is so redundant,...
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Create a histogram of the lengths of words

I am reading through K&R C 2nd Edition, and I am on exercise 1-13. The exercise is to write a program to print a histogram of the lengths of words in its input. I wrote a program that successfully ...
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Generate an Hour Glass pattern

Here is my code for making an Hour Glass pattern with odd or even input using Python. I think I could make it simpler. Here's the output example: And then, here is my code: ...
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Hangman v2 written in C

This is a follow up to my previous Code Review, and I have incorporated feedback I received in this revision of the code, along with some other improvements. I would appreciate your feedback on this ...
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ASCII Mandelbrot

First of all, let me answer the question that a lot of you may have: The Mandelbrot set is the set of values of c in the complex plane for which the orbit of 0 under iteration of the quadratic map ...
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An ASCII histogram of a die rolled n times

A die is rolled n times. Each time, a random value has been inserted into a vector. This vector then is used to generate a sorted map (wrongly called hashmap in the code) that is later used to create ...
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Printing concentric squares of numbers

I wrote a code which prints the following pattern : ...
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Pretty printing of the numpy ndarrays

Following this idea for pretty printing of numpy ndarrays, I have developed a very primitive prototype: ...
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K&R Exercise 1-13. Printing histogram of word lengths (vertical variant)

I'm going through the K&R book (2nd edition, ANSI C ver.) and want to get the most from it. How does the following solution look to you? Note that, for the sake of exercise, I don't want to use ...
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