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undo

To restore the last editing operation that has taken place. For example, if a segment of text has been deleted or changed, performing an undo will restore the original text. Programs may have several levels of undo, including being able to reconstruct the original data for all edits performed in the current session. See redo and undo send.

Control-Z
On many operating systems and applications, pressing Ctrl-Z on the keyboard undoes the last function. See Control key.
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Other changes include an undo button that allows users to bring back the accidently deleted mails.
The firm behind a fast expanding reversible debugging tool, Undo Software, is lifting the lid on a funding round for the first time by saying that it has secured $1.
US President Barack Obama is warning congressional Republicans not to undo financial regulations he signed two years ago, taking specific note of the work of a consumer agency created by the new law.
The eldest sister managed to undo their seatbelts and get them both out of the car before running into the store to the customer service desk.
He praised the decision by the Fed and Treasury Department and said it would give lawmakers "a chance to act in an unhurried manner on my legislation to undo this regulatory excess by the Bush administration and to undo this ill-advised law.
Thus, it appears that, even though the regulations treat the distributed interest as having been acquired on the date the qualified trust acquired such interest, there will be no retroactive application that could either cause or undo an ownership shift or change on those prior testing dates.
Fixit") of the "Leonard Lopate Show" will make us laugh and cry as he provides examples of renovation mistakes that never should happen but do and discusses what can be done to undo or minimize such damage.
With new preoccupations that seek to disfigure the prism, undo formalities and make buildings disappear, built on a thorough understanding of his home city where the majority of his work has been carried out, no longer does the rotundity of the object prevail.
Perhaps Butler's most accessible work (she's known for her intricately dense writing style), Undoing Gender interrogates not the "doing" of gender but its "undoing"--the ways in which hegemonic structures of power undo us by either "conferring recognition" or "withholding" it, and, consequently, its constitution of us "as socially viable beings.