Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 1646 entries

Goal is to put a newline after every 10 lines in vim.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #145 / 548
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33483 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: #1914 / 7384
  • Number of attempts: 15
Swap values - 4554 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #291 / 1259
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 18673 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #552 / 3852
  • Number of attempts: 19
V to the i - 4771 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #680 / 1887
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 10831 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1042 / 3055
  • Number of attempts: 7
Bad Copy Syntax - 2008 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #112 / 518
  • Number of attempts: 8
Split line with dots - 2131 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #531 / 633
  • Number of attempts: 9
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3556 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #287 / 1151
  • Number of attempts: 4
Com(m)a Trouble - 3709 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #267 / 838
  • Number of attempts: 7
Box it - 7848 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #193 / 1870
  • Number of attempts: 11
Every other line - 2901 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #45 / 702
  • Number of attempts: 12
Just the middle - 11380 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1288 / 4174
  • Number of attempts: 7
Basic renumbering - 5605 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #194 / 1260
  • Number of attempts: 9
Vice versa - 7864 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #493 / 2114
  • Number of attempts: 6
One to Ten - 2174 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #178 / 664
  • Number of attempts: 10
Array transposition - 2406 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #19 / 445
  • Number of attempts: 13
I forgot quotes - 15946 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #927 / 4166
  • Number of attempts: 8
-a-b-c- - 3183 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #264 / 1132
  • Number of attempts: 6
Words in parens - 12868 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1747 / 3950
  • Number of attempts: 2
switch variable - 5045 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #570 / 1742
  • Number of attempts: 5
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