Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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$ vimgolf setup
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Played Challenges

Fix the shell script! - 2050 entries

Fix the shell script with the fewest keystrokes!

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #209 / 493
  • Number of attempts: 3
Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 1550 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #12 / 517
  • Number of attempts: 2
Lowercase first characters - 455 entries

This is the (abridged) input for Day 3 in Advent of Code 2019. The output is a format more suitable for Prolog programming: the two lines of input become two lists of pairs, joined together in a wires functor.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #43 / 170
  • Number of attempts: 4
simple replacements - 1508 entries

The goal is to see the replacement commands in action.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #182 / 330
  • Number of attempts: 3
Inverting Lines - 1774 entries

A simple challenge to invert all lines, except the first.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #149 / 481
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33343 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: #2125 / 7356
  • Number of attempts: 10
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: 15
  • Position: #30 / 196
  • Number of attempts: 4
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6196 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #123 / 1513
  • Number of attempts: 7
One number per line - 18611 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #641 / 3840
  • Number of attempts: 11
Add semicolons - 10783 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #497 / 3042
  • Number of attempts: 5
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3528 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #751 / 1142
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7818 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #743 / 1861
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 11345 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #3595 / 4159
  • Number of attempts: 3
Line under headers - 1987 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #164 / 493
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15918 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1941 / 4158
  • Number of attempts: 3
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