Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 26127 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: 14
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 13705 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values inside brackets - 1683 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9653 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 6121 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
convert yml into java pojo field - 687 entries

How fast vim can create fields for java pojo i.e class declaration referring to a (simple) yml file

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 33
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 3672 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 9524 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 460 entries

Change the middle part of the function name in multiple places, preferably using the next and dot commands.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 1983 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1842 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
Delete to the end of the current line - 522 entries

Delete to the end of the current line, but keep the character under the cursor.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 6
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 10592 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: 2
Basic renumbering - 4756 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1305 entries

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

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Let's play some Ivmgolf - 926 entries

Oops, I spelled that wrong.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 12353 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
V to the i - 4054 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 1921 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
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