Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 25720 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
Order and join - 756 entries

There's something special about the input order.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1791 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 13395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 11172 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 9424 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
Align commas - 854 entries

There are 15,000 aligning challenges on vimgolf.com, and they're all exactly the same. I hope this one is a little different.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 4
Space out the alphabet - 1382 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
Switch function arguments - 1841 entries

How to switch two arguments of a function.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values inside brackets - 1629 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 4
comments galore - 908 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vertical Limit - 2126 entries

transform a succession of one word lines to a an array of strings

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 2
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