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For questions on features that have the `undo` action enabled, or feature-requests for `undo` actions to be implemented

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Cancel misclicked flags

I'm wondering (since it just happened to me), is it possible to "cancel" ("undo", "delete", "retract", whatever) a flag I just raised if I misclicked it, so the mods won't waste time? I looked ...
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Cancel a vote so that the tally goes back to zero and not minus

If I vote up a post, the vote score will increase from 0 to 1. But then I might change my mind or repent my actions and wish to take back that vote. If I vote it down, the score will be minus ...
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Ctrl+Z undoes twice in editor

When I press Control+Z in the editor for Ask/Answer question, my last 2 modifications are undone. What I mean is, that if I press Control+Z, followed by Control+Shift+Z, the text will not be the same ...
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How to remove edit from edit queue? [duplicate]

I asked a question on SO: Unix find: list of files from stdin and got an answer that, while good, I thought could be improved with a minor edit: Unix find: list of files from stdin After a little ...
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We need ability to undo election votes

I followed a link to the Stack Overflow moderator election. I have not voted in these before and I am unfamiliar with the page layout and process. I accidentally hit the mouse while over a "2nd ...
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Why is it impossible to undo votes?

Today I voted up the wrong answer. I noticed that there's no way to undo your votes. When you have voted an answer you are forced to vote it, even if you don't want to. I immediately noticed the error ...
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Downvoted a question accidentally

I accidentally downvoted a question, which I didn't mean that. It must be because I used my iphone this afternoon and I didn't close my browser when I put my iphone back to my pocket. I want to undo ...
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Need a rollback/undo for tag synonym merging

Per waffles' response to my recent support request, even a well-intentioned tag merge can destroy data irrevocably. There were probably about 32 questions tagged "sequel" that have all been retagged ...
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Please allow undoing close votes during a grace period [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we have the ability to rescind a close vote before it closes? So I was churning through /review (only 269,920 first questions to go), and I clicked on “close”, “not ...
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How do I undo an accidental undo of an up vote?

I accidentally undid my upvote on a question thinking I was upvoting it, but it undid my upvote, so I click again to re-upvote it, but it is locked unless the question is edited. I can post a comment ...
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When trying to undo an upvote on deleted answer the vote arrow stays gray after the failure

Still using this deleted question of mine on other site to test the Roomba Turbo Charging, I found another glitch in the design. Was really hard to come with the descriptive title so let me ...
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Realized accidental downvote way too late

I don't care about the point I lost, I just want to give the chap who answered this question back his twenty points. His bash for loop template helped me out a lot.
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Bad answer → Downvote → Edit within 5 mins → Undo → Vote locked in [duplicate]

This answer gave a reason why the OP's code wasn't working, but didn't provide any alternative code; I downvoted it. Then the OP edited it to include some code, but my vote is still locked in: (...
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'Unupvote' rewording [duplicate]

I'd like to see the SE term "unupvote" be changed to an actual word. This may seem like petty pedantry, but I thought we were a little different to other Q&A sites?. Let's at least make things ...