by Sai gowtham

How to repeat a character n times in C

In this tutorial, we are going to learn about how to repeat a character n number of times in C language.

C doesn’t have any built-in way to repeat a character n times, but we can do it using the for loop.

Here is an example, that repeats the character a for 3 times.

#include <stdio.h>

int main()
{
    int i;
    int count = 3; // number of times to repeat

    for (i = 0; i<count;i++){
        printf("%c", 'a');    }
    return 0;
}

Output:

"aaa"

or we can define our own repeat() function like this:

#include <stdio.h>

void repeat (char c , int count )
{
     for (int i = 0; i<count;i++){
        printf("%c", c);
    }
}

int main()
{
    repeat('a', 3);
    return 0;
}

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