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 cross in the square - 58 entries

Put a cross in the square

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #21 / 33
  • Number of attempts: 1
swap number pairs - 1121 entries

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #167 / 214
  • Number of attempts: 4
HS Final exam vimgolf - 501 entries

Change the initial file to a single line containing all names comma-separated with numbers inside parentheses.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #96 / 137
  • Number of attempts: 3
Rural Post - 3717 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #575 / 918
  • Number of attempts: 5
Satisfy the go linter - 1519 entries

You just came up with this briliant go vars package. But dang, you forgot to add comments to the exported variables. Can you add a comment over each variable with a TODO-placeholder?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #254 / 314
  • Number of attempts: 7
Yo To Hello - 883 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #345 / 414
  • Number of attempts: 2
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 898 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #132 / 184
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32746 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: 31
  • Position: #5576 / 7235
  • Number of attempts: 5
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5776 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #897 / 1421
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18240 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #3039 / 3760
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10429 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2242 / 2954
  • Number of attempts: 4
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3419 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #882 / 1108
  • Number of attempts: 3
Com(m)a Trouble - 3284 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #670 / 741
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7622 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 59
  • Position: #1749 / 1819
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11074 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3098 / 4088
  • Number of attempts: 4
Line under headers - 1852 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #375 / 459
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15639 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #3485 / 4095
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10507 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #3153 / 3626
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12678 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #2955 / 3904
  • Number of attempts: 2
Leander Hendrikx
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