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 - 4617 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1013 / 1847
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11086 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #316 / 4093
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15668 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #197 / 4099
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12690 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #542 / 3906
  • Number of attempts: 5
Tiny column alignment - 39 entries

Align using the four blocks, don't forget to lowercase and have fun!

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #4 / 18
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple text editing with Vim - 11446 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1361 / 3361
  • Number of attempts: 7

Contributed Challenges

Line 'em up! - 361 entries

It can be so hard to keep everything neatly lined-up. Somebody clearly hasn't bothered here. Tidy it up, please!

djh
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Programmer and exercise freak

entered into 6 challenges

contributed 1 challenges