1. You have the code for drawing the staircase that goes downward from the left side of the screen.

  2. Doing the ascending staircase HINTS and directions.

  3. The other three colors used were Color.Green, Color.Violet and Color.Blue.

  4. The Mid() function returns a string. It accepts three arguments:
    Mid(theString, whereToStartAt, howManyToGet)

    1. The string you want to extract some characters from the MIDdle of.
    2. The where to start integer value between 1 and Len(theString).
    3. How many characters you want starting from that character.

  5. Type in the above code and try it out.

  6. Try to add the other vertical or diagonal strings, one at a time, until you have the full output shown above.