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Where do apps store their "undo history" and how can I export it?

I would like to export the "usage history" (or whatever the undo function uses to revert a document to a previous state) of a currently open app. Where is that information stored, and how ...
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How to disable this three finger gesture for redo/undo? (iPadOS 16)

Already did a bit of research but couldn't find any proper guide to disable this.
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Are all edits in Photos permanently reversible?

When I edit photos and videos in Apple's on desktop or iPhone/iPad it appears that the original video is stored forever, so any edits I make can be undone. I can crop, rotate, retouch, ...
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Changing system shortcuts like Undo without side effects

On german keyboards the system shortcut for Undo is the same as on an english keyboard: command + z. The problem: On a german keyboard layout the z key is switched with the y and as such very ...
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iPhone - how to disable Shake for undoing read/unread email?

Can anyone help me understand if there have been changes to the "shake-to-undo" feature specific to Mail using it to undo marking messages read/unread? My mom gets a pop-up just about every ...
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How to Undo More than Once in Excel for Mac?

I am using Excel for Mac version 16.28 and don't see how I would be able to Undo (Command Z) more than once as after undoing once a second undo will just undo the first undo and I have the state I ...
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Lost All Files in a folder because of undo on my mac [duplicate]

What just happened? I have a flash drive of mine with a lot of school files that I just planned on doing a format. So before I went to Disk Utility then erasing it to the format I wanted, First I ...
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How can I undo/redo in iOS w/o shaking my iPhone?

Are there alternative ways to quickly undo/redo changes?
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Can you still ’undo’ on the iPhone in iOS 11?

I found this question and answer iOS undo text field clear (x) via a Google search. Thing is, when I shake my iPhone nothing happens. Can you still undo on an iPhone using iOS 11? How do I use it? ...
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Can you undo close all Finder windows (alt + click the red close button)?

I just inadvertently closed around 20 Finder windows in one click, each related to ongoing projects in them, by clicking the red window button and having "alt" key pressed. Is there something I can ...
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Command+Z stopped working in all applications

My Command + Z stopped working. In any app. Including keyboard viewer. Neither Left nor Right Command. It's not hardware – Command + Option + Z (or Command + any other modifier) works on both sides. ...
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How can I "delete" the last word, using iOS dictation feature?

iOS dictation is a great feature, which mostly works both for Siri and for apps supporting an onscreen keyboard. However: is there a voice command I can use to backspace or delete the last word? I ...
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Is there a way to separate "undo close tab" from editing Undo on forms?

If I switch tabs, I sometimes lose the "undo" action and it is replaced by "undo close tab". The reverse, where "undo close tab" can't be accessed anymore because I've typed something on a form before ...
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Single keystroke shortcut to undo autocorrect

Is it possible to quickly revert an autocorrect with a single keystroke or combination? As described in Shortcut to revert autocorrect change , the "correct" way to do it is: backspace wait down-...
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68k views - how to access history?

Since seems to accrue a "rolling history" of data and doesn't automatically save out versions of your files to disk in any reasonable way (date stamped, etc), I was wondering if anyone knows ...
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iOS undo text field clear (x)

Seemingly fairly regularly, I find myself clicking on the X in a circle to the right of a text field in an iOS app on my iPad, instead of just placing the cursor next to the final character in the ...
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How to make the "shake" commands easier?

When I want to undo some typing on Notes or Pages, I have to shake my ipod-touch like a crazy (and afraid that it may throw from my hand). Isn't there a way to configure the "shake sensitivity", or ...
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Does Evernote on the iPad have undo functionality?

Am i wrong or it is true that the evernote app on iPad doesn't have undo funcionality ? For example if I delete a line, it is gone for ever ?
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