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Simple text editing with Vim - 10020 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 2
Condensed Cases - 670 entries

Apple's new programming language, Swift, allows two style of case statements: 1) one Enum case on each line, or 2) multiple Enum cases on a single line. Convert the following from the first case (no pun intended) to the second type.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
I forgot quotes - 10443 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 4
quotes inside quotes - 2654 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: 2
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Don't know what this is - 1632 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: 5
Happy TvvO - 341 entries

Don’t forget the past, learn from it. Happy New Year.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 8609 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 10478 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
-a-b-c- - 2401 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Basic renumbering - 4214 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
That hyphen - 1881 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
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