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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put 5ba4962fbbac05000bc2ddec

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Originally asked as question on reddit by kpthunder: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/9fvsro/what_is_the_most_efficient_way_to_go_about/

Start file
newState.set('foo', foo);
newState.set('bar', bar);
newState.set('banana', banana);
newState.set('bears', bears);
End file
state.foo = payload.foo;
state.bar = payload.bar;
state.banana = payload.banana;
state.bears = payload.bears;

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1,4c1,4
< newState.set('foo', foo);
< newState.set('bar', bar);
< newState.set('banana', banana);
< newState.set('bears', bears);
---
> state.foo = payload.foo;
> state.bar = payload.bar;
> state.banana = payload.banana;
> state.bears = payload.bears;

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#114 Jurica / @Jurica34581259 - Score: 63 - 11/15/18 @ 00:34
:%s/newstate.set('/state./g<CR>:%s/', / = payload./g<CR>:%s/)//g<CR>:wq<CR>

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