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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put 5ec18a61827ca60009087755

Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line

For each line replace a search pattern (in this case $) with numbers starting at 1 and then increasing by 1 for each replaced match. a$b$c$ -> a0b1c2

Start file
I can't see the $ for all the $,
But there $ not $ $ tomorrow.
$ she can do $ and 4,
$ the $ in the $ and $ the $.
End file
I can't see the 1 for all the 2,
But there 1 not 2 3 tomorrow.
1 she can do 2 and 4,
1 the 2 in the 3 and 4 the 5.

View Diff

1,4c1,4
< I can't see the $ for all the $,
< But there $ not $ $ tomorrow.
< $ she can do $ and 4,
< $ the $ in the $ and $ the $.
\ No newline at end of file
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> I can't see the 1 for all the 2,
> But there 1 not 2 3 tomorrow.
> 1 she can do 2 and 4,
> 1 the 2 in the 3 and 4 the 5.
\ No newline at end of file

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#184 Pettsonator / @Pettsonator - Score: 75 - 05/25/20 @ 20:21
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