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Surround the 'z' character with brackets, quotes, and print as formatted string. - 494 entries

Surround the 'z' character with brackets, quotes, and print as formatted string.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #8 / 278
  • Number of attempts: 1
Paste a column after a column - 2314 entries

This task is very common while using multi-cursor. What is the elegant vim way ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #145 / 501
  • Number of attempts: 11
delete swap - 1574 entries

delete all swap

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #240 / 493
  • Number of attempts: 7
Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 1600 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #168 / 534
  • Number of attempts: 5
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