Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

attr_aligner - 3040 entries

Two attr keywords. Two separate indentations. Align the colons.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 2
Fix the XML - 867 entries

The challenge consists in having a valid xml from an incomplete source.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 2
Convert pandoc unordered list to a numbered list - 131 entries

I know it's possible to use #. in pandoc to auto-generate numbered lists, but then it's not easy to tell how many items there are when reading it in Markdown. How fast can you make the switch?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 3
Assign numbers to fields - 85 entries

You are given a list of space-separated strings. Add an increasing numeric prefix to each one.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 2
Team names - 1482 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Mirrored text - 153 entries

backward and forward, and long enough to be challenging

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • 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: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 12148 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 7
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9599 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
Words in parens - 11169 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 9421 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 5
V to the i - 3973 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 25708 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: 6
Collect List - 3544 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
Don't know what this is - 1769 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: 7
Sudoku table - 56 entries

Make this simple sudoku table look nice and legible.

  • Best score: 48
  • Best player score: 62
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 6064 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Add to end of each line... kinda - 264 entries

Visual-block mode can be used to add something to the end of each line, even if they are of differing lengths. However, what if it's not quite at the end?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 2
Line 'em up! - 275 entries

It can be so hard to keep everything neatly lined-up. Somebody clearly hasn't bothered here. Tidy it up, please!

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 6
Search and Replace 0 - 4166 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
-a-b-c- - 2635 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
Tamas Gal (Tom)
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