Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

I forgot quotes - 14522 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add to end of each line... kinda - 278 entries

Visual-block mode can be used to add something to the end of each line, even if they are of differing lengths. However, what if it's not quite at the end?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 2
quotes inside quotes - 2951 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: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Search and Replace 0 - 4449 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30451 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: 33
  • Number of attempts: 3
That hyphen - 2395 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 6936 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 47
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 10467 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Mika .B
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