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

Multiline to Single Line - 410 entries

Convert a multiline, indented file to a single line with no whitespace

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #16 / 196
  • Number of attempts: 1
xrandr outputs and dashes - 587 entries

uh oh, different video drivers identify display outputs with more dashes. Quick, need to change this xrandr script!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #59 / 191
  • Number of attempts: 2
Yo To Hello - 1004 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #367 / 463
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32803 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: #2195 / 7246
  • Number of attempts: 5
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5851 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #563 / 1440
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 18320 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #666 / 3775
  • Number of attempts: 6
Add semicolons - 10480 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1471 / 2972
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7667 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #528 / 1831
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 11102 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3044 / 4100
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 5419 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #277 / 1222
  • Number of attempts: 9
Vice versa - 7491 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #808 / 2030
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 15704 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1206 / 4104
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10525 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2429 / 3633
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12703 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1798 / 3909
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple text editing with Vim - 11522 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1794 / 3380
  • Number of attempts: 3
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