Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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Played Challenges

Many duplicates - 1333 entries

Quick and easy

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #79 / 436
  • Number of attempts: 7
delete swap - 1648 entries

delete all swap

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #42 / 513
  • Number of attempts: 12
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: 10
  • Position: #21 / 548
  • Number of attempts: 10
swap number pairs - 2023 entries

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 98
  • Position: #369 / 373
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 4425 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #885 / 1085
  • 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: 35
  • Position: #6615 / 7384
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6254 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #681 / 1530
  • Number of attempts: 7
One number per line - 18673 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 47
  • Position: #3805 / 3852
  • Number of attempts: 1
SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case - 1202 entries

Convert strings in SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case. Examples: EMPLOYEE_NAME -> Employee Name REVENUE_YEAR_TO_DATE -> Revenue Year To Date SALARY -> Salary

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #158 / 247
  • Number of attempts: 5
Add semicolons - 10831 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1636 / 3055
  • Number of attempts: 4
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3556 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #456 / 1151
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7848 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #1511 / 1870
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11380 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1439 / 4174
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 15946 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #3370 / 4166
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10652 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #3311 / 3677
  • Number of attempts: 2
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