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 - 1636 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #325 / 544
  • Number of attempts: 2
hello-world-vimgolf - 2427 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #376 / 690
  • Number of attempts: 2
Modernise code - 1352 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 42
  • Position: #137 / 313
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 4410 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #384 / 1083
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33442 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: #3390 / 7379
  • Number of attempts: 7
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 890 entries

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

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #140 / 256
  • Number of attempts: 3
Get mail address from outlook format - 641 entries

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

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #137 / 201
  • Number of attempts: 3
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6250 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1158 / 1528
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 18668 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #827 / 3851
  • Number of attempts: 8
Quote modules - 1063 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #163 / 277
  • Number of attempts: 2
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2851 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #443 / 843
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10822 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1654 / 3051
  • Number of attempts: 3
Bad Copy Syntax - 2008 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #410 / 518
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3555 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #981 / 1150
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 3705 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #549 / 835
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7845 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #406 / 1869
  • Number of attempts: 9
Just the middle - 11371 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3029 / 4169
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7848 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1824 / 2112
  • Number of attempts: 1
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: 14
  • Position: #490 / 664
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 2022 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #405 / 498
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15943 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #3053 / 4165
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10641 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #2603 / 3673
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12867 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2497 / 3949
  • Number of attempts: 2

Contributed Challenges

Making 3 line function a one liner. - 311 entries

Simple challenge for frequent action while programming.

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