How do I undo ‘git add’ before commit? (unstage) 🔙

1.) Undo ‘git add’ for a specific file 📄

Type into terminal:

 git reset <file>

This unstages the current file (the stuff listed in ‘git status’) without changing any actual code changes.

2.) OR unstage all files 📂

git reset

This does the same but for all files — so it uncommits them while still keeping the actual changes.

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