Wiki: How to Revert an Article Change

Wiki: How to Revert an Article Change

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The easiest way to deal with an unwanted change in an article, such as spam, is to use the Revert option in the History tab.

Note: Before you revert, read this article about the feature and when to use it.

To Revert a Change:

  1. Click the History tab.
  2. If you are not sure which version to revert to, click Compare Versions.   
  3. Review the changes, shown in red.
  4. When you are sure of the version you want click Revert.
  5. Fill out the Comment field explaining why you made the change.

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  • yottun8 edited Revision 21. Comment: Added the ja-JP link.

  • Ed Price - MSFT edited Revision 16. Comment: Added Spanish

  • Ana Paula de Almeida edited Revision 14. Comment: Added: 'Other Languages' and 'Multi Language Wiki Articles' tag  

  • Ed Price MSFT edited Revision 8. Comment: Added "How to" template.

  • Ed Price MSFT edited Revision 7. Comment: Added "See Also" link.

  • Ed Price MSFT edited Revision 4. Comment: Getting the images onto their own lines.

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  • Ed Price MSFT edited Revision 4. Comment: Getting the images onto their own lines.

  • Ed Price MSFT edited Revision 7. Comment: Added "See Also" link.

  • Ed Price MSFT edited Revision 8. Comment: Added "How to" template.

  • thank you for the added pics in your tutorials...that really does help me so much and makes it more of a "hands-on" thang. thanks! maryannsubmareli

  • Ana Paula de Almeida edited Revision 14. Comment: Added: 'Other Languages' and 'Multi Language Wiki Articles' tag  

  • Ed Price - MSFT edited Revision 16. Comment: Added Spanish

  • yottun8 edited Revision 21. Comment: Added the ja-JP link.

  • Zoltán Horváth edited Revision 23. Comment: adding hu-HU version link (done with translation)

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