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See last changes at Undo Button

During development of sequences I often do "trivial" changes in order to check parts of the sequence that I do not want to save afterwards  (e.g set Run Modes of steps to Skip). It would be very helpful to see the last changes that can be undone before clicking the Undo-Button arrow (the same applies for the Redo Button of course). This feature would have two major advantages, since one could...

  • ... decide whether it makes sense to save the last changes or whether those were only for trial reasons and hence should be neglected
  • ... undo several changes in one step

This is implemeted in Microsoft Office programs for example (see screenshot from MS Excel) and I use it there pretty often.

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Member gn0778

In other Applications (e.g. Adobe Photoshop) there is a history with all changes and actions made. The size of the history is configurable. With one click it is possible to switch back to a previous state or forward to a newer state. This will be more flexible than an undo and redo function.