Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Put a cross in the square - 28 entries

Put a cross in the square

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
swap number pairs - 421 entries

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 5
HS Final exam vimgolf - 185 entries

Change the initial file to a single line containing all names comma-separated with numbers inside parentheses.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 1
Change double quotes to single quotes, but with a twist - 142 entries

Although this challenge is in the context of a Python function, you don't need to know Python to do this challenge. It is to add contexts and interesting constraints. The file contains a function that prints a multi-line string literal. I wrote the string literal with double quotes, but then I decided to use single quotes instead, and that's your challenge. However, interestingly enough, the string itself contains single and double quotes. This means, inside the string literal, the originally escaped double quotes no longer need to be escaped, but the single quotes now need to be escaped. Note that the triple double quotes in the docstring should be left alone.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 48
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 2471 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
Satisfy the go linter - 1188 entries

You just came up with this briliant go vars package. But dang, you forgot to add comments to the exported variables. Can you add a comment over each variable with a TODO-placeholder?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 319 entries

You created an ansible playbook, but forgot to add quotes. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
xrandr outputs and dashes - 409 entries

uh oh, different video drivers identify display outputs with more dashes. Quick, need to change this xrandr script!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
Yo To Hello - 756 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 752 entries

For each line replace a search pattern (in this case $) with numbers starting at 1 and then increasing by 1 for each replaced match. a$b$c$ -> a0b1c2

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 42
  • Number of attempts: 1
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5142 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 15
Line under headers - 1720 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 36
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 9581 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7245 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3282 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 6
Copy three lines - 2672 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 13
One number per line - 17681 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32041 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: 31
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 10905 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 15279 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12462 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
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