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

hello-world-vimgolf - 1666 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #409 / 478
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32992 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: 30
  • Position: #5191 / 7283
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6030 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1167 / 1477
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 18435 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #3383 / 3801
  • Number of attempts: 3
V to the i - 4645 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1746 / 1859
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10709 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #1940 / 3014
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11263 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2895 / 4135
  • Number of attempts: 1
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