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Search and Replace 0 - 4829 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #161 / 1597
  • Number of attempts: 3
Create a pandoc compatible table - 184 entries

In [this vimcast][1], a featured gist from Tim Pope shows how to quickly make a simple table structure. How fast can you convert it to pandoc's markdown style? [1]: http://vimcasts.org/episodes/aligning-text-with-tabular-vim/

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 36
  • Position: #18 / 54
  • Number of attempts: 2
Exchanging Quotes - 824 entries

Sometimes you need to exchange a choice of quotes in some code.

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #95 / 227
  • Number of attempts: 2
Switch function arguments - 2082 entries

How to switch two arguments of a function.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #201 / 652
  • Number of attempts: 2
Append semicolon after expressions - 1017 entries

Some lines need the semicolon, some don't.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #156 / 408
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reverse and double space - 497 entries

Reverse the order of the given lines and double space everything

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #29 / 196
  • Number of attempts: 2
Remove semicolons after expressions - 639 entries

A follow-up for http://vimgolf.com/challenges/4fc9d767d3a0d4000100000e.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 6
  • Position: #10 / 261
  • Number of attempts: 1
Format the output - 145 entries

Sometimes your standard out is a little hard to read. Take this multilevel hash and make it human readable.

  • Best score: 35
  • Best player score: 53
  • Position: #26 / 39
  • Number of attempts: 1
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