Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Search and Replace 0 - 4462 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
Sort files from hosts - 137 entries

Resume files by host. I hope you enjoy with this challenge

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Split line with dots - 2029 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 5240 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 12
Simple, Practical, and Common - 31329 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: 28
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 17283 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values - 4261 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 14977 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12292 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
replace 2nd column blanks with values in same column if blank - 199 entries

Where ,SOMELOGB and ,SOMELOGC replaces each /r carriage return if 2nd column is blank. The replace only happens if 2nd column is blank though and should replace up to the non blank row.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10271 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
Collect List - 4008 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 10709 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 6
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