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Simple, Practical, and Common - 27216 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: 24
  • Number of attempts: 6
multiple cursor alternative - 1181 entries

from: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/6w5pfa/crosspost_from_remacs_how_would_you_do_this_in_vim/

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
From argument to object - 1135 entries

This task typifies those programmers endure while coding. This C-family pseudocode needs a function argument to be repurposed as an object call. Simply search and replace? Repeat a pattern of edits?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 14423 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 9765 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 6313 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 12879 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Array transposition - 1770 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 11444 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Philippe
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Technicien en informatique. Je jongle avec logiciels libres et privateurs, #VIM est mon ami. Moto thermique et voiture électrique sont mes vaisseaux.

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