Question: How do I undo an editing mistake?


If you make a mistake while editing your web page, there are many chances to undo it. The specific steps depend on what you were doing and want went wrong.

Mistakes while editing a rich text element

Examples: accidentally deleting a pargraph you meant to keep, or pasting text from Microsoft Word that comes out looking wrong.

Do either of the following:

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1 Back up one step at a time by clicking the undo icon. You can go forward again by clicking the redo icon next to it.
2 Cancel all editing you've done to this rich text element by clicking the Cancel button. You can click the pencil icon to start over editing the rich text element.

Mistakes that affect your whole web page

Examples: page elements in the wrong place, page elements deleted by mistake, or you clicked "Save & Exit" after editing a rich text element and it came out badly.

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1 Cancel all editing you've done to your web page by clicking the Cancel button in the toolbar at the top of the page. You'll be asked to confirm the cancelation since all recent editing will be lost.

If you tried to create a page element but School Loop misheard your clicks and created two of them:

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1 Click the trash can icon next to the page element that you no longer want. The only way to undo a click of the trash can icon is to cancel all changes you have made to this web page since the last time you published it, as described above.

Mistakes that affect your whole website

If you delete a web page from your website and then change your mind, do the following:

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1 Contact Neil Cuadra or an Assistant Principal. Only a system administrator can retrieve a deleted page.   Ask them to let you know when the page has been restored.
2 The page will reappear on your website but will be listed as "Not Pub." (not published). Edit it as necessary. People visiting your web page won't see the web page until you publish it.
3 Click the Publish button to put the page back on your website.  

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