Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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$ vimgolf setup
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Played Challenges

Fix the shell script! - 1421 entries

Fix the shell script with the fewest keystrokes!

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #143 / 350
  • Number of attempts: 3
Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 1171 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #12 / 404
  • Number of attempts: 2
Lowercase first characters - 387 entries

This is the (abridged) input for Day 3 in Advent of Code 2019. The output is a format more suitable for Prolog programming: the two lines of input become two lists of pairs, joined together in a wires functor.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #40 / 142
  • Number of attempts: 4
simple replacements - 1177 entries

The goal is to see the replacement commands in action.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #152 / 262
  • Number of attempts: 3
Inverting Lines - 1447 entries

A simple challenge to invert all lines, except the first.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #149 / 396
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33029 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: #2126 / 7290
  • Number of attempts: 10
Get mail address from outlook format - 600 entries

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

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #30 / 188
  • Number of attempts: 4
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6061 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #123 / 1481
  • Number of attempts: 7
One number per line - 18439 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #641 / 3802
  • Number of attempts: 11
Add semicolons - 10715 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #498 / 3019
  • Number of attempts: 5
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3480 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #746 / 1127
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7718 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #738 / 1841
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 11281 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #3579 / 4139
  • Number of attempts: 3
Line under headers - 1933 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #159 / 476
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15808 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1931 / 4124
  • Number of attempts: 3
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