Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Yo To Hello - 1051 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #426 / 483
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32953 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
  • Position: #4408 / 7275
  • Number of attempts: 3
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5975 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #1211 / 1467
  • Number of attempts: 1
Quote modules - 1019 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #217 / 260
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4641 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1438 / 1857
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2751 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #620 / 815
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add string initializers to an enum - 774 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 44
  • Position: #222 / 228
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10545 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #2813 / 2989
  • Number of attempts: 3
Com(m)a Trouble - 3410 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #514 / 764
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7682 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #1150 / 1836
  • Number of attempts: 1
Cool or not? - 761 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #182 / 216
  • Number of attempts: 1
multiple cursor alternative - 1447 entries

from: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/6w5pfa/crosspost_from_remacs_how_would_you_do_this_in_vim/

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 60
  • Position: #363 / 369
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #3562 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 1
Team names - 1777 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #386 / 570
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7535 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1723 / 2048
  • Number of attempts: 2
Line under headers - 1918 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #308 / 472
  • Number of attempts: 1
Space out the alphabet - 1595 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #360 / 434
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15740 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #3318 / 4115
  • Number of attempts: 2
-a-b-c- - 3118 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #712 / 1112
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10538 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2428 / 3638
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #2707 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vertical Limit - 2369 entries

transform a succession of one word lines to a an array of strings

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #476 / 717
  • Number of attempts: 3
switch variable - 4937 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1509 / 1707
  • Number of attempts: 2
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