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

V to the i - 4645 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #103 / 1859
  • Number of attempts: 3
Extract argument from function - 2257 entries

The aim is to see if you can do some refactoring very fast.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #97 / 733
  • Number of attempts: 2
That hyphen - 2512 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #15 / 685
  • Number of attempts: 6
-a-b-c- - 3125 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #36 / 1114
  • Number of attempts: 4
Count both ways - 966 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #64 / 343
  • Number of attempts: 5
Gray area - 710 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #25 / 262
  • Number of attempts: 4
Do you demand a shrubbery? - 1107 entries

Use :redir and crush the emacsgolfers.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #85 / 292
  • Number of attempts: 8
Don't know what this is - 1959 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #28 / 574
  • Number of attempts: 6
Where should I put the Newline? - 847 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #119 / 423
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12769 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #442 / 3925
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple text editing with Vim - 11708 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1296 / 3431
  • Number of attempts: 2
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