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Questions tagged [undo]

Undo is a command in many computer programs. It erases the last change done to the document reverting it to an older state. In some more advanced programs such as graphic processing, undo will negate the last command done to the file being edited.

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did cmd change in Windows 7, how to undo?

Windows 7 was not allowing me to add a new folder within folders. So I made the command prompt change using the icacls command below. This includes 'desktop', which included all the shortcut icons. ...
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How to ignore an autocmd in vim's undo history?

I have the following autocommand, which basically strips whitespace at the end of each line. Unfortunately, at each save, it inserts a step into the undo to jump to the beginning to the file, which is ...
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Google Chrome Bookmark Folders - Can you Undo 'Reorder By Title'?

In my Google Chrome v53, I have hundreds of bookmarks groped into around 20 folders. Folders were arranged as they were created over a period of time. Certain links that I access frequency were ...
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How to undo autocorrect in libreoffice calc

I would like to prevent libreoffice calc to make autocorrecion in some cases in some cell. For example, sometimes libreoffice decides that some text I enter is a hyperlink and it formats the cell as a ...
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Instead of “mv filename.sql newfolder” I did “mv filename.sql /newfolder” and wiped out a bunch of files?

Like I said, I moved a bunch of sql files but instead of moving them to a directory I seem to have renamed them and put them all in the root directory as one file named "newfolder" Can I undo this or ...
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How to undo changes in command prompt?

let me start off my expressing that i do not know anything about computer coding, so a detailed answer to the solution im hoping for would be great! i followed these instructions not knowing what it ...
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Show hidden icons in icon tray through group policy

Had previously hidden the icon tray through group policy and would now like to add the volume control/sound icon back to the tray. I have disabled the "hide the notification area" and forced the ...
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Undo or Redo on specific lines only

I am working on a file and made some changes I'd like to undo. Is there anyway that I can undo changes that were made in the part of the file where my insertion point currently is? I do not want to ...
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reactivate WD Smartware VCD for My Book for Mac

I have used: sudo sh -c "echo UUID=`diskutil info /Volumes/WD\ SmartWare/ | grep 'UUID' | awk '{print $NF}'` none hfs rw,noauto 0 0 >> /etc/fstab" to deactivate the VCD but now want to lock ...
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When did the “redo” keyboard shortcut change from Ctrl + Y to Ctrl + Shift + Z?

For the longest time in my childhood, Ctrl+Z was undo and Ctrl+Y was redo. I remember at some point software started doing Ctrl+ShiftZ for undo, and I found it very jarring at the time. I've gotten ...
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Windows 7 Explorer - number of undoable actions (undo levels)?

Could it be M$ changed that number from 10 in previous Windows versions to 1 (ONE)? Create a new folder. Create 11 new documents of whatever type is handy in your context menu. Delete them one after ...
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System-Wide Undo Operations

Many, if not all applications have undo and redo operations available, but sometimes I want to undo or redo actions I have done outside a program that has affected it. For instance, say I have ...
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Word undo stack corruption (it behaves like a “redo stack”!)

Since a few days the undo stack (list of actions that can be redone) in every Word document behaves in a strange way. Just clicking the undo arrow is working correctly. Also the screen tip text which ...
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How can I undo an autofill in Google Chrome?

I used autofill to automatically complete a few fields in a form in Google Chrome. How can I undo the autofill?
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Why does undo remove history in Solidworks?

I started using Solidworks recently. After drawing many things, pressing Ctrl+Z undoes changes one by one, but removes the history so that I can not redo after I exit from a sketch while undoing. ...
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Context-sensitive undo?

I'm using Office 2016, Windows 10, and I was making some edits in Excel (although this could apply to any MS Office scenario, I think), but I wanted to undo formatting in the cell I was on, but that ...
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How to redo an file which is lost due to “undo”

I have a file on which i was working on yesterday. After saving, I copied it to a pendrive. Then I went to the desktop and bymistakely pressed undo several times. After a few other-file arrangements, ...
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Cropping image accident in Photoshop CS5

I was trying to crop an image in a layered .psd file, and instead cropped out the entire rest of the layers and only have the one little image I was trying to crop. It won't let me revert. How do I ...
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cancel last chmod?

Today is a great day for me - anyone can suggest other restore method than from tape with regard to my last glorious command sudo chmod -R o=rw / Btw I am on HFS+