Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

Changelog, Rules & FAQ, updates: @vimgolf, RSS.

Your VimGolf key: please sign in

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

Played Challenges

Box it - 3983 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 36
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26397 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: 34
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 11288 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4059 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
One to Ten - 1196 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
Search and Replace 0 - 4191 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 3724 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 7
Thiago Preischadt
Twitter:

entered into 7 challenges

contributed 0 challenges