Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

xrandr outputs and dashes - 244 entries

uh oh, different video drivers identify display outputs with more dashes. Quick, need to change this xrandr script!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 10445 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 14487 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2461 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Increment each number - 765 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 5
Aliases for cd - 548 entries

Create these beautiful aliases with as few strokes as possible. Are you up for the challenge?

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 46
  • Number of attempts: 1
prepend * to every non-blank line - 3357 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
Bad Copy Syntax - 1634 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10146 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 8222 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 11055 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 6926 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2929 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
Yo To Hello - 395 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 2824 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 7
One number per line - 16645 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 9
Get mail address from outlook format - 376 entries

Create a mail list space separated of mail list formatted by outlook

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
From a Thunderlink to a Markdown link - 295 entries

ThunderLinks are durable hyperlinks to specific email messages generated from Thunderbird in HTML format. Leverage the power of vim to make them suitable for a markdown-formatted file.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 8
Words in parens - 12076 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
Capitalize the Names - 125 entries

I want to capitalize the names in quotes, but just the people's names, not the file names.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30362 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
switch variable - 4663 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
Line under headers - 1481 entries

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

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 5
Cool or not? - 672 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 6
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 400 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: 21
  • Number of attempts: 8
Box it - 6340 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 6
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