Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

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Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 1037 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: 31
  • Position: #136 / 209
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32953 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: 25
  • Position: #3320 / 7275
  • Number of attempts: 6
Get mail address from outlook format - 596 entries

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

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #121 / 184
  • Number of attempts: 9
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5977 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #733 / 1468
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #797 / 3793
  • Number of attempts: 14
Add semicolons - 10545 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1392 / 2989
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15748 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1931 / 4116
  • Number of attempts: 2
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