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

Applying same text modification in several lines - 2442 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12053 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 1
ninja substitution - 1016 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 1
html paragraph to table - 550 entries

reformat html paragraph to table

  • Best score: 48
  • Best player score: 98
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2902 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
Box it - 6267 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 6
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30251 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: 27
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 10428 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 644 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 2
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