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

C Reformatting - 654 entries

You may use Visual mode... or not. #uppercase

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 51
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 3870 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
comments galore - 911 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
underscore_to_camelCase - 141 entries

Pointy haired boss decided we need to switch to camelCase. Let's get this over with.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 2
Inner hyphens - 114 entries

Yet another hyphen challenge. Adding 5 hyphens to a file shouldn't be too hard.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 3678 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9844 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
Copy three lines - 2299 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
7th Birthday - 171 entries

We have a bunch of numbers written from 0 to 9 in the order present in the text input file. The task is to create 7 by replacing the numbers with dashes.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 9880 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
Pretty multi-line bash - 196 entries

Bash line continuations are much prettier when they're column aligned.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 11577 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
Paragraph breaks - 424 entries

Swap the blank lines and the aaa lines.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
Where should I put the Newline? - 820 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4194 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Paragraph sort - 336 entries

My large herbivorous mammals, Vim commands, and POSIX utilities need to be sorted separately.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
From A to B - 520 entries

Mirror and change this text block

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Every other line - 2307 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 6435 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Generate a list of numbers - 254 entries

Please generate list of numbers from 1 to 20.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 14849 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 27781 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: 25
  • Number of attempts: 3
Fix the XML - 896 entries

The challenge consists in having a valid xml from an incomplete source.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 13169 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Split line with dots - 1939 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
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