Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 23967 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: 28
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 11342 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 5788 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 3413 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Align commas - 820 entries

There are 15,000 aligning challenges on vimgolf.com, and they're all exactly the same. I hope this one is a little different.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 8968 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
Paragraph sort - 309 entries

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

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 12107 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 8
Every other line - 2028 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
-a-b-c- - 2530 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
L3viathan
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EMLCT graduate (#NLProc). Interested in recreational linguistics, distributional gastronomics, and applied galettalogy. Looking for a job (DM me).

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