Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

Changelog, Rules & FAQ, updates: @vimgolf, RSS.

Your VimGolf key: please sign in

$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put 50b4b5e6448d77000200004d

Chucking wood

An exercise in compressing repetitive text. For this challenge, any entry that uses keys outside the main row (such as arrow keys, Home, End, Delete, etc.) will be removed. (Esc is OK, though you should be using C-[ anyway.)

Start file

End file
How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?

View Diff

1c1
< 
---
> How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?

Solutions

The best way to learn is to practice. Below, you will find some of the solutions other golfers have entered. To unlock higher ranked solutions, submit your own entry which does as well or better than the solutions you can currently see - climb the ladder!

Check out these helpful resources to improve your Vim skills... Game on.

Unlock 37 remaining solutions by signing in and submitting your own entry
#38 Biacho / @Biacho - Score: 94 - 12/09/12 @ 01:45
iHow much wood could a<BS>wo<BS><BS>a woood<BS><BS>dchuck <BS><BS>k chuck if a woodchuck is<BS><BS><BS> could chuck wood?<Esc>ZZ

0 comments


Created by: @udioica

38 active golfers, 80 entries

Leaderboard (lowest score wins):
60
#31 - Jordan Eldredge / @captbaritone

12/01/2012 at 05:48AM

60
#32 - n0nick / @n0nick

12/03/2012 at 05:17PM

64
#33 - Stefan Antoni / @Suchkultur

06/13/2013 at 01:23PM

65
#34 - David Barnett / @mu_mind

11/29/2012 at 10:18AM

65
#35 - RobertT / @techrt2050

10/10/2013 at 08:28PM

74
#36 - Johnny Hoang / @JohnnyHoang

12/04/2012 at 11:02PM

74
#37 - Casey Robinson / @rampant_monkey

12/05/2012 at 09:42PM

94
#38 - Biacho / @Biacho

12/09/2012 at 01:45AM