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Help with scaling of printing text

 
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Hello, I am trying to write something to print a man climbing stairs in the console. I was able to write something that could print the man climbing the stairs, but I have hit a road block. I had trouble finding a way to correctly print the right number of spaces underneath the stairs. Could I have some suggestions or hints?

 
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Start by moving all that code out of the main method. I suggest you need methods which print a man, which print a step (of different sizes), etc. Also a method which moves things to the right by inserting spaces.
 
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