Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

V to the i - 4751 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #34 / 1879
  • Number of attempts: 2
That hyphen - 2556 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #491 / 695
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11360 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1961 / 4164
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7803 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1697 / 2100
  • Number of attempts: 1
Condensed Cases - 788 entries

Apple's new programming language, Swift, allows two style of case statements: 1) one Enum case on each line, or 2) multiple Enum cases on a single line. Convert the following from the first case (no pun intended) to the second type.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #176 / 242
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15931 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #2737 / 4161
  • Number of attempts: 1
Where should I put the Newline? - 863 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #280 / 431
  • Number of attempts: 1
Counting in binary - 477 entries

"a" represents 0; "A" represents 1. Start from zero and count to 15.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 45
  • Position: #87 / 113
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12858 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #3538 / 3946
  • Number of attempts: 2
Let's play some Ivmgolf - 1091 entries

Oops, I spelled that wrong.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #353 / 441
  • Number of attempts: 2
switch variable - 5036 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1568 / 1736
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 12286 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2008 / 3581
  • Number of attempts: 1
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