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 - 830 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #199 / 295
  • Number of attempts: 2
hello-world-vimgolf - 1394 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #228 / 399
  • Number of attempts: 2
Modernise code - 805 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 42
  • Position: #85 / 186
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 4072 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #361 / 1008
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32879 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: #3333 / 7266
  • Number of attempts: 7
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 818 entries

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

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #128 / 235
  • Number of attempts: 3
Get mail address from outlook format - 586 entries

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

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #123 / 180
  • Number of attempts: 3
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5946 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1100 / 1459
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 18365 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #806 / 3785
  • Number of attempts: 8
Quote modules - 1013 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #151 / 257
  • Number of attempts: 2
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2741 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #424 / 813
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10527 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1625 / 2986
  • Number of attempts: 3
Bad Copy Syntax - 1926 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #387 / 490
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3450 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #953 / 1119
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 3369 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #502 / 758
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7678 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #407 / 1834
  • Number of attempts: 9
Just the middle - 11119 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3000 / 4108
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7508 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1770 / 2038
  • Number of attempts: 1
One to Ten - 2091 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: #469 / 640
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 1911 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #381 / 470
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15710 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #3009 / 4108
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10531 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #2569 / 3636
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12721 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2474 / 3914
  • Number of attempts: 2

Contributed Challenges

Making 3 line function a one liner. - 143 entries

Simple challenge for frequent action while programming.

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