Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

multiple cursor alternative - 1038 entries

from: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/6w5pfa/crosspost_from_remacs_how_would_you_do_this_in_vim/

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 5
Learn some german verbs - 384 entries

The list needs to be structured so we can print in verbatim and feel ok about how it looks.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 3
From argument to object - 1066 entries

This task typifies those programmers endure while coding. This C-family pseudocode needs a function argument to be repurposed as an object call. Simply search and replace? Repeat a pattern of edits?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 5
Array transposition - 1565 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 11
Split line with dots - 1799 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 14
Basic renumbering - 4564 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 10
One number per line - 12428 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 9
I forgot quotes - 11553 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 7
Copy three lines - 1988 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9432 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 24440 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: 22
  • Number of attempts: 9
Collect List - 3432 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
V to the i - 3854 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 10332 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: 3
Just the middle - 9074 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 10930 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 7
Team names - 1419 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 5
Swap values - 3483 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
Vice versa - 5866 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 7
Every other line - 2051 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 6
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