Frequently asked questions around Git and Version Control.
How to Unstage Files in Git
Git has a concept called "Staging Area" to determine which changes should go into the next commit. And it's important to understand that changes are NOT added to the Staging Area automatically: they have to be manually and explicitly added with the git add command. Adding files to the Staging Area like this is often called "staging files for the next commit."
In this short article, we'll discuss how to do the opposite: how to unstage a file in Git, i.e. removing it from the Staging Area to prevent it from being included in the next commit.
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