Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32758 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: 22
  • Position: #62 / 7239
  • Number of attempts: 9
Swap values - 4401 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #22 / 1233
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 18278 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1721 / 3768
  • Number of attempts: 3
V to the i - 4605 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #263 / 1842
  • Number of attempts: 2
Array propagate - 290 entries

Complete the array with the keys as part of the value

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #62 / 102
  • Number of attempts: 1
That hyphen - 2467 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #564 / 675
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11080 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #380 / 4091
  • Number of attempts: 3
Make HTML List - 982 entries

Turn the comma separated list into an unordered html list.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 48
  • Position: #153 / 259
  • Number of attempts: 3
Remember VimGolf Rules ! - 225 entries

Rules, ... and don't forget !

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #17 / 123
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 5405 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #374 / 1220
  • Number of attempts: 10
create arrows in a list - 78 entries

Add arrow at same distance

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #18 / 59
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add to end of each line... kinda - 285 entries

Visual-block mode can be used to add something to the end of each line, even if they are of differing lengths. However, what if it's not quite at the end?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #14 / 153
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 7434 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #26 / 2016
  • Number of attempts: 5
Mirrored text - 161 entries

backward and forward, and long enough to be challenging

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #36 / 68
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 4149 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #670 / 1160
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10511 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #773 / 3628
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12682 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #570 / 3905
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 11393 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2032 / 3348
  • Number of attempts: 6
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