Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

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

Played Challenges

Box it - 6822 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12286 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 31292 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: 35
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 1623 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 46
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 10705 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
prepend * to every non-blank line - 4423 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3169 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 604 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: 43
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 8994 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 17278 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 1
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