# Java Program to print Hollow Rectangle or Square star patterns2 min read

In this tutorial, we will write a program to display a hollow pattern of stars in java. We will write code for two different shapes patterns. Before that, you may go through the following topic in java.

## Hollow rectangle star pattern in java

The program takes a user input for the number of rows and columns for the hollow rectangle. Then using two for loops it will print the star rectangular pattern in java.

Example:

Java Program to print Hollow Rectangle Star Pattern.

Output:

## Hollow square star pattern in java

As the square contains only sides and both length and breadth are equal so the program only takes user input for a number of rows and prints the same number of rows and columns.

Example:

Java program to print hollow square pattern of stars

Output:

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