Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

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$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Fill in the chess board - 313 entries

Fill in the name of each square using its file (a-h) and rank (1-8).

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 115
  • Position: #72 / 73
  • Number of attempts: 2
Learn to ask for :help - 262 entries

Learn to use the help to reduce your strokes...

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #25 / 60
  • Number of attempts: 9
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32798 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: #824 / 7244
  • Number of attempts: 8
One number per line - 18318 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #808 / 3774
  • Number of attempts: 7
Fiddle percentages into real numbers - 794 entries

Get rid of the '%' symbols and shift the decimal place. This is the easier version - all the columns line up.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #17 / 270
  • Number of attempts: 4
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