Questions tagged [rollbacks]

Reverts a post to the previous edit version, if any exists.

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Rollbacks are breaking links [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Rolling back post edits occasionally kills formatting If you rollback an answer, the links/formatting is broken. Let's take this answer f.e. It seems like that the markup is ...
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Rolling back a completely changed question

Is Levenshtein slow in MySQL? was originally asked August 9, and received answers. A month later, the OP completely changed the question, invalidating the existing answers. I rolled it back, and left ...
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Question formatting lost on rollback [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Rolling back question edits occasionally kills formatting I just had a weird issue in a question where I tried to rollback to a revision with acceptable formatting to not have ...
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Rolling back post edits occasionally kills formatting

This question, closed yesterday, was bumped by its OP requesting reopen votes. I decided to roll back the edit (I know this doesn't 'unbump' it but that's not my point), but it seems the formatting ...
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Should you earn a cleanup badge for rolling back your own edit?

I just earned the "Cleanup" badge on Stack Overflow for rolling back my own edit. Should I be able to earn a badge that way?
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How do multiple editors collaborate when editing a single post?

I am confused by seeing my post edited by multiple users. Is it possible to enter into a discussion with all of the editors? If so, how? If my post is edited and I want to rollback the changes, what ...
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The Rollback link doesn't work on deleted posts

If you try to roll back a post (either a question or an answer) from the revision history using the "Rollback" link, you get the popup asking if you're sure you want to roll back -- clicking OK ends ...
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Regular users can remove restricted tags with rollback [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why am I allowed to delete moderator-only tags? Check out the revision history for this question. Revision #3 consisted of the addition of the restricted, moderator-only red ...
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How can I get the “cleanup” badge

In other words, what counts as "First Rollback"?
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Need moderator attention on SO right now

It's a joke that this question has not been deleted yet. Hoping to wake up a moderator by posting here. And he just posted a new one, another one, and yet one more, possible one
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Could we be permitted to provide a reason for rolling back?

I just had an occasion where someone reformatted the code in my question, not because it was ill-formatted, but to match his preferred style. I would have liked to be able to type a reason for rolling ...
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Any features against quick downvoting which prevents the question from being viewed by more users? [closed]

My question was about using web-design skills to make websites for opensource projects and using those websites to showcase skills on a portfolio site. Here: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/...
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Anyone noticed that rolling back to a previous version after making a recent edit can completely overwrite your edit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there an editing ‘grace period’ on answers after they have been posted? I made a change to one of my pre-existing answers and then about two minutes later I was ...
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What is a 'rollback'?

What is a 'rollback' on Stack Exchange sites? I have seen this mentioned but I do not understand the term. Please note: This post is not a sandbox for performing rollbacks. Please do not perform ...
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Cleanup badge awarded when answer was deleted and reposted?

I accidentally posted some code during an edit in an answer that I did not want to be public. Couldn't just rollback the edit to really get rid of it. Deleted the answer and reposted modified without ...
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Why am I allowed to delete moderator-only tags?

One would think only a moderator should be able to mess with moderator tags. P.S.: I was also able to reapply it during a rollback. So, actually I was able to both delete and apply a moderator tag. ...
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Should rollbacks be included in a user's recent activity history?

Why are rollbacks not included in a user's recent activity history? When you go to a user's profile and click on recent, why can you not see where they have rolled back posts? Isn't this just as ...

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