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

Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 1176 entries

Goal is to put a newline after every 10 lines in vim.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #245 / 405
  • Number of attempts: 2
hello-world-vimgolf - 1768 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #280 / 509
  • Number of attempts: 2
Modernise code - 1007 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 42
  • Position: #107 / 228
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 4166 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #367 / 1031
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33032 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
  • Position: #3349 / 7290
  • Number of attempts: 7
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 841 entries

Given a list of emails, get the students full name and their associated house.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #132 / 243
  • Number of attempts: 3
Get mail address from outlook format - 600 entries

Create a mail list space separated of mail list formatted by outlook

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #129 / 188
  • Number of attempts: 3
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6061 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1119 / 1481
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 18439 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #813 / 3802
  • Number of attempts: 8
Quote modules - 1023 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #155 / 262
  • Number of attempts: 2
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2768 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #430 / 821
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10715 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1643 / 3019
  • Number of attempts: 3
Bad Copy Syntax - 1952 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #395 / 498
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3480 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #961 / 1127
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 3455 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #517 / 776
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7718 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #407 / 1841
  • Number of attempts: 9
Just the middle - 11281 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3020 / 4139
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7598 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1786 / 2059
  • Number of attempts: 1
One to Ten - 2116 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #475 / 647
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 1933 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #386 / 476
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15808 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #3021 / 4124
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10562 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #2580 / 3646
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12775 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2483 / 3926
  • Number of attempts: 2

Contributed Challenges

Making 3 line function a one liner. - 198 entries

Simple challenge for frequent action while programming.

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