Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 33385 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
  • Position: #152 / 7364
  • Number of attempts: 7
Swap values - 4543 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #988 / 1257
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4751 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1081 / 1879
  • Number of attempts: 2
That hyphen - 2556 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #91 / 695
  • Number of attempts: 7
Just the middle - 11360 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #450 / 4164
  • Number of attempts: 4
Fun With The Diagonal - 103 entries

change the lowercase characters on the main diagonal to uppercase

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #7 / 79
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7803 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1155 / 2100
  • Number of attempts: 1
Free hyphen! - 159 entries

Just like "Inner hyphens", but I'm giving you a free hyphen to play with. Will your solution be any different?

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #39 / 85
  • Number of attempts: 1
Sorting a glossary - 123 entries

Sort a glossary. Glossary head contains a header phrase ending with ':' and glossary body has multi line text indented with a tab.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 6
  • Position: #11 / 78
  • Number of attempts: 1
Inner hyphens - 124 entries

Yet another hyphen challenge. Adding 5 hyphens to a file shouldn't be too hard.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #29 / 77
  • Number of attempts: 1
Angular naming conventions - 301 entries

In angular, a directive name follows the camelCase convention. When the directive is used in an HTML template, the words are instead separated by a dash. Go from to the other the fastest!

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #95 / 114
  • Number of attempts: 1
ASCII Art - 82 entries

how good are you with simple regex?

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #42 / 52
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 4264 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #792 / 1186
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15931 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #275 / 4161
  • Number of attempts: 6
Words in parens - 12858 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1485 / 3946
  • Number of attempts: 2
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