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

Start coding format - 128 entries

I used to start coding with following format: int main(){ -(cursor here) }

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 3
Split line with dots - 2074 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 5
Align commas - 990 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: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 18132 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
Swap values - 4373 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
Vice versa - 7369 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 8
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32573 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: 22
  • Number of attempts: 7
Just the middle - 11061 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15593 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 7
That hyphen - 2456 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 12655 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5779 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 37
  • Number of attempts: 5
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