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

Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 1466 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #294 / 494
  • Number of attempts: 2
hello-world-vimgolf - 2195 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #342 / 625
  • Number of attempts: 2
Modernise code - 1285 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 42
  • Position: #129 / 298
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 4319 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #378 / 1059
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33270 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: 25
  • Position: #3373 / 7339
  • Number of attempts: 7
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 866 entries

Given a list of emails, get the students full name and their associated house.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #137 / 250
  • Number of attempts: 3
Get mail address from outlook format - 621 entries

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

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #134 / 196
  • Number of attempts: 3
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6156 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1141 / 1507
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 18574 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #823 / 3834
  • Number of attempts: 8
Quote modules - 1035 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #158 / 267
  • Number of attempts: 2
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2827 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #440 / 836
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10764 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1648 / 3036
  • Number of attempts: 3
Bad Copy Syntax - 1971 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #402 / 507
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3507 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #968 / 1136
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 3595 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #533 / 804
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7798 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #406 / 1856
  • Number of attempts: 9
Just the middle - 11339 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3024 / 4157
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7720 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1806 / 2085
  • Number of attempts: 1
One to Ten - 2152 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: 14
  • Position: #483 / 656
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 1964 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #395 / 485
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15902 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #3044 / 4154
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10607 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #2592 / 3659
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12833 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2492 / 3940
  • Number of attempts: 2

Contributed Challenges

Making 3 line function a one liner. - 295 entries

Simple challenge for frequent action while programming.

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