Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Increment number for every 10 lines - 48 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: 26
  • Best player score: 76
  • Position: #15 / 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
simple replacements - 461 entries

The goal is to see the replacement commands in action.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #33 / 114
  • Number of attempts: 8
Generate a very basic Python constructor - 114 entries

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

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 66
  • Position: #29 / 33
  • Number of attempts: 1
Python dataclasses - 278 entries

Simple challenge to extract fields from a Python class

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #20 / 80
  • Number of attempts: 4
HS Final exam vimgolf - 501 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: #57 / 137
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32746 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: #6112 / 7235
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10429 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2241 / 2954
  • Number of attempts: 7
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