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$ vimgolf put 54862fbb3f90ac0002904cf5

Just the middle

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

Start file
Leave only the
numbered lines.
LINE 1
LINE 2
LINE 3
That's all.
Thank you
very much.
End file
LINE 1
LINE 2
LINE 3

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1,2d0
< Leave only the
< numbered lines.
6,8d3
< That's all.
< Thank you
< very much.

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#3871 휘람 / @Brandhwi_0129 - Score: 120 - 06/29/18 @ 08:34
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@saurabh908583: sdj -- dj make sense it deletes the top 2 lines for me but if I s press sdj it does 'Leave only the' >>>> 'djave only the' ... how did you do it? do you have key map

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