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

Many duplicates - 719 entries

Quick and easy

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #7 / 242
  • Number of attempts: 4
2 quick changes and a numbered list - 384 entries

The ascii will not be lost, but rather numbered in 4 digit blocks with leading zeros.

  • Best score: 37
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #9 / 94
  • Number of attempts: 6
Fix the shell script! - 1514 entries

Fix the shell script with the fewest keystrokes!

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #182 / 373
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33074 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: 30
  • Position: #5232 / 7295
  • Number of attempts: 1
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6081 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #449 / 1485
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10717 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1305 / 3020
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7722 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #1224 / 1842
  • Number of attempts: 2
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