Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

attr_aligner - 3040 entries

Two attr keywords. Two separate indentations. Align the colons.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 6
quotes inside quotes - 2807 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 10544 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: 1
Space out the alphabet - 1382 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 4
Extract argument from function - 2019 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9608 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 9428 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
That hyphen - 2205 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 6071 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
V to the i - 3977 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4345 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 25746 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: 23
  • Number of attempts: 3
Collect List - 3553 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Don't know what this is - 1775 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: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 12173 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Search and Replace 0 - 4170 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
-a-b-c- - 2637 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
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