Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

C Reformatting - 641 entries

You may use Visual mode... or not. #uppercase

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 5
Basic renumbering - 4767 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 8
Every other line - 2197 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 13765 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 9
Generate a list of numbers - 250 entries

Please generate list of numbers from 1 to 20.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
-a-b-c- - 2670 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 12422 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 7
A Simple One - 849 entries

Here is a very simple one - just to illustrate/introduce a vim feature that some people seem to miss...

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 3692 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Copy three lines - 2208 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 6
Words in parens - 11272 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 9542 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Paragraph sort - 330 entries

My large herbivorous mammals, Vim commands, and POSIX utilities need to be sorted separately.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 4
V to the i - 4054 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 10599 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
Paragraph breaks - 411 entries

Swap the blank lines and the aaa lines.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26223 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: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 11
Collect List - 3578 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
Don't know what this is - 1787 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
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