Wipro: Given a 2D array, print it in spiral form?

Wipro Coding Questions

Given a 2D array, print it in spiral form?

Example’s:

Input:
        1    2   3   4
        5    6   7   8
        9   10  11  12
        13  14  15  16
Output: 
1 2 3 4 8 12 16 15 14 13 9 5 6 7 11 10 


Input:
        1   2   3   4  5   6
        7   8   9  10  11  12
        13  14  15 16  17  18
Output: 
1 2 3 4 5 6 12 18 17 16 15 14 13 7 8 9 10 11

Program: 2D Array in Spiral form

#include 
#define R 3
#define C 6
void spiralPrint(int m, int n, int a[R][C])
    {
      int i, k = 0, l = 0;

/* k – starting row index
m – ending row index
l – starting column index
n – ending column index
i – iterator
*/

     while (k < m && l < n)
          {
/* Print the first row from the remaining rows */
               for (i = l; i < n; ++i)
                 {
                    printf(“%d “, a[k][i]);
                 }
                k++;

/* Print the last column from the remaining columns */
             for (i = k; i < m; ++i)
                {
                  printf(“%d “, a[i][n-1]);
                }
                   n-–;

/* Print the last row from the remaining rows */
              if ( k < m)
                 {
                   for (i = n-1; i >= l; –i)
                     {
                       printf(“%d “, a[m-1][i]);
                     }
                     m-–;
                 }

/* Print the first column from the remaining columns */
                  if (l < n)
                      {
                         for (i = m-1; i >= k; –i)
                             {
                               printf(“%d “, a[i][l]);
                             }
                         l++; 
                       } 
                }
           }

/* Driver program to test above functions */
int main()
{
int a[R][C] = { {1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6},
{7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12},
{13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18}
};

spiralPrint(R, C, a);
return 0;
}

OUTPUT: 1 2 3 4 5 6 12 18 17 16 15 14 13 7 8 9 10 11 

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