> > As I make changes to my files, I have been adding them to git repo 
> > but haven't been committing them. 
> > Today, due to an incorrect switch to the tool, I ended up overwriting 
> > a file I was working on. 
> > This file was added in repo today. Is there a way to recover that 
> > file? 
>   git checkout -- path/to/the/file 
> will grab the contents of the file "path/to/the/file" as recorded in 
> the index and create/overwrite it in the work tree with that contents. 
> Should you run something like 
>   git checkout HEAD path/to/the/file 
> then the contents would be taken from the tip commit (HEAD) instead of 
> the index. 


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