Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Increment number for every 10 lines - 118 entries

The file consists of 2 columns (code and percentage). We need to add 2 more columns with increasing number for 4th column (Xcols) and increment 3rd column (Ycols) only for every 10 lines with reset of 4th column

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 76
  • Position: #30 / 36
  • Number of attempts: 1
simple replacements - 660 entries

The goal is to see the replacement commands in action.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #41 / 155
  • Number of attempts: 8
Generate a very basic Python constructor - 172 entries

I actually needed to do this myself, so I look forward to learning how.

  • Best score: 38
  • Best player score: 66
  • Position: #41 / 47
  • Number of attempts: 1
Python dataclasses - 418 entries

Simple challenge to extract fields from a Python class

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #20 / 118
  • Number of attempts: 4
HS Final exam vimgolf - 569 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #62 / 153
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32765 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: 33
  • Position: #6116 / 7241
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10467 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2250 / 2966
  • Number of attempts: 7
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