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Python | Print Alphabets till N
  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 26 Nov, 2019

Sometimes, while working with Python, we can have a problem in which we need to print specific number of alphabets in order. This can have application in school level programming. Let’s discuss certain ways in which this problem can be solved.

Method #1 : Using loop + chr()
This is brute force way to perform this task. In this, we iterate the elements till which we need to print and concatenate the strings accordingly after conversion to character using chr().




# Python3 code to demonstrate working of
# Print Alphabets till N
# Using loop
  
# initialize N 
N = 20
  
# printing N 
print("Number of elements required : " + str(N))
  
# Print Alphabets till N
# Using loop
res = ""
for idx in range(97, 97 + N):
       res = res + chr(idx) 
      
# printing result
print("Alphabets till N are : " + str(res))
Output :
Number of elements required : 20
Alphabets till N are : abcdefghijklmnopqrst

 

Method #2 : Using string.ascii_lowercase + slicing
Combination of above functionalities can also be used to perform this task. In this, we use inbuilt function to get extract the lowercase string and extract the N characters using slicing.






# Python3 code to demonstrate working of
# Print Alphabets till N
# Using string.ascii_lowercase + slicing
import string
  
# initialize N 
N = 20
  
# printing N 
print("Number of elements required : " + str(N))
  
# Print Alphabets till N
# Using string.ascii_lowercase + slicing
res = string.ascii_lowercase[:N]
      
# printing result
print("Alphabets till N are : " + str(res))
Output :
Number of elements required : 20
Alphabets till N are : abcdefghijklmnopqrst

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