Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32904 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: #389 / 7270
  • Number of attempts: 12
Swap values - 4440 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #30 / 1241
  • Number of attempts: 7
One number per line - 18378 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #183 / 3788
  • Number of attempts: 4
V to the i - 4639 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #469 / 1856
  • Number of attempts: 5
Split line with dots - 2098 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #17 / 622
  • Number of attempts: 6
Every other line - 2829 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #175 / 686
  • Number of attempts: 7
Just the middle - 11136 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #851 / 4112
  • Number of attempts: 4
Basic renumbering - 5430 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #61 / 1227
  • Number of attempts: 6
Fiddle percentages into real numbers - 795 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: #26 / 271
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 7522 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #265 / 2044
  • Number of attempts: 6
Scrambled numbers - 772 entries

Four is NOT 1. One is 1.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #72 / 179
  • Number of attempts: 9
Align commas - 1040 entries

There are 15,000 aligning challenges on vimgolf.com, and they're all exactly the same. I hope this one is a little different.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #145 / 236
  • Number of attempts: 4
From A to B - 556 entries

Mirror and change this text block

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #139 / 153
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 4178 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #288 / 1166
  • Number of attempts: 6
I forgot quotes - 15728 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #550 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 8
-a-b-c- - 3118 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #202 / 1112
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10533 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1101 / 3637
  • Number of attempts: 2
attr_aligner - 3402 entries

Two attr keywords. Two separate indentations. Align the colons.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #134 / 685
  • Number of attempts: 11
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #743 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 3
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