Halopedia:Rollback

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Rollback is a useful tool for fighting vandalism or removing incorrect information. Administrators and Patrollers are automatically granted access to "Rollback" under their permissions

How it works[edit]

Rollback is a useful tool for fighting vandalism or removing incorrect information.

This tool appears when looking at the "differences" between edits. It allows a user to revert one or more edits just by clicking the [rollback] button. Rollback will automatically revert all edits made by that user and return the page to the state it was in before that user edited it.

Page history[edit]

The rollback feature is used almost exclusively within the history page of an article.

The following edit summary is automatically inserted as follows:

m Reverted edits by User A (talk) to last version by User B

Where User A depicts the editor whose changes are being reverted, while User B signals the last editor of the page before User A's edits. Because the feature is used mostly to revert vandalism, a link to User A's talk page is also included as an easy way to issue warnings to that user.

In all cases the rollback signals itself as a "minor edit", hence the bold "m" at the beginning.

User contributions[edit]

When dealing with a "vandalism only" account, any edits by that user can be simply removed via the use of that user's contributions page.

http://www.halopedia.org/Special:Contributions/USERNAME

[Rollback] will appear next to all pages which were last edited by that user, and it is a simple matter of clicking [rollback] wherever it appears.

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