Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Make HTML List - 875 entries

Turn the comma separated list into an unordered html list.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 43
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 2296 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 2
Alsa configuration - 459 entries

I'm tweaking my ~/.asoundrc file!

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 2
Generate English Alphabets - 400 entries

Start with a, get up to z.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
Space out the alphabet - 1347 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 3
Scrambled numbers - 715 entries

Four is NOT 1. One is 1.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 5
Make it more readable - 1750 entries

Insert blank lines to make it more organized and readable

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Split line with dots - 1799 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 11554 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
A grid of punctuation - 112 entries

Create a checkerboard of = and - in an 80×24 grid!

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
Do you demand a shrubbery? - 1006 entries

Use :redir and crush the emacsgolfers.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 7
Switch function arguments - 1825 entries

How to switch two arguments of a function.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Paragraph sort - 316 entries

My large herbivorous mammals, Vim commands, and POSIX utilities need to be sorted separately.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
switch variable - 4281 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 3
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
V to the i - 3854 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
Order and join - 738 entries

There's something special about the input order.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
Collect List - 3436 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Extract argument from function - 1990 entries

The aim is to see if you can do some refactoring very fast.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Don't know what this is - 1718 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
That hyphen - 2148 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 2
Nesting SASS - 213 entries

Move a block inside another block and indent it

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5470 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 39
  • Number of attempts: 4
Every other line - 2051 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
7th Birthday - 163 entries

We have a bunch of numbers written from 0 to 9 in the order present in the text input file. The task is to create 7 by replacing the numbers with dashes.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 2
Wrap text in quotes - 279 entries

All the blocks of text should be wrapped in quotation marks.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 9074 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 10930 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
camel riding - 680 entries

add a prefix on some camelCase variables

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 4569 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Count both ways - 859 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Where should I put the Newline? - 794 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Combines all items - 236 entries

For each line that starts with the same number I want to combine its contents

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 2
Fix the XML - 852 entries

The challenge consists in having a valid xml from an incomplete source.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 24453 entries

Simple things we do all the time should be able to be done with very few keystrokes, but sometimes I find something I need to do makes me go, "There MUST be a better way." This challenge is just a simple movement and entering text at a certain place.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 9
Fiddle percentages into real numbers - 711 entries

Get rid of the '%' symbols and shift the decimal place. This is the easier version - all the columns line up.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 5866 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
Swap values - 3483 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1285 entries

Oh no, this line is longer than 80 chars... put each 'vim' on a new line.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vertical Limit - 2102 entries

transform a succession of one word lines to a an array of strings

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 3
Paragraph breaks - 392 entries

Swap the blank lines and the aaa lines.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
Copy three lines - 1988 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple text editing with Vim - 10332 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 7
One number per line - 12428 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 7
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