Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

That hyphen - 2397 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
Multiline to Single Line - 134 entries

Convert a multiline, indented file to a single line with no whitespace

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 5
prepend * to every non-blank line - 3709 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 8477 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 16843 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30710 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: 22
  • Best player score: 38
  • Number of attempts: 2
Rural Post - 282 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 8
learn vim in short time - 196 entries

so happy to learn vim.because vim is awesome

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2

Contributed Challenges

Multiline to Single Line - 134 entries

Convert a multiline, indented file to a single line with no whitespace

Isaac Pohl-Zaretsky
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Student @Stanford

entered into 8 challenges

contributed 1 challenges