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

I forgot quotes - 14483 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 3930 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
Copy three lines - 2483 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30325 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: 30
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2926 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
V to the i - 4374 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 8181 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
Cool or not? - 662 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 3299 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 11054 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 57
  • Number of attempts: 1
Andrew Ferrier
Twitter:

Consultant; Traveller; Photographer; Eater; Imbiber; IBM Cloud Garage Architect.

entered into 10 challenges

contributed 0 challenges