Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

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: 22
  • Position: #414 / 7384
  • Number of attempts: 4
Swap values - 4554 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #658 / 1259
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 18673 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1342 / 3852
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11380 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2363 / 4174
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 7865 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #1911 / 2114
  • Number of attempts: 1
vim1001 - 284 entries

change number 1001 into a "vim1001 sequence". (My first challenge, hope it is not too bad... )

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #57 / 108
  • Number of attempts: 3
Count both ways - 1006 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #163 / 352
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10652 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1897 / 3677
  • Number of attempts: 2
Top X - 192 entries

The End File is the Top 10 Vimgolf Leaderboard at June 29, 2013. This is a second version, with a great contribution of @udioica. X is ten in Roman,a numeric system in ancient Rome

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #62 / 70
  • Number of attempts: 1
Assign list - 170 entries

Assign list elements to matrix

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #22 / 60
  • Number of attempts: 3
Increment, increment, increment.... - 668 entries

Vim likes macros

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #323 / 404
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 12481 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #2941 / 3624
  • Number of attempts: 4

Contributed Challenges

From A to B - 575 entries

Mirror and change this text block

Lluís Mª Bosch
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Biotechnologist & Data scientist & Software Engineer at @icraWater

entered into 12 challenges

contributed 1 challenges