The undo button is a near-universal feature in most software applications, and it can be a lifesaver! However, sometimes, software will limit the amount of times you can undo. For example, in Notepad, you are limited on one, single undo (why I use Notepad++ at home). In Microsoft, the default is set to 5 or 10 times. That is not enough for me. I like to try things, and I can get myself into trouble. Without undo/redo, I would go crazy, like I did 15 years ago.
Did you know that in Microsoft Office, you can set the number of times you are allowed to undo? I believe this setting is available in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, though it may also be available in other Microsoft Office Products 2007 and newer.
- Click the Office button .
- Choose PowerPoint Options from the menu .
- Select the Advanced tab. Set the Maximum number of undos text field. The highest you can set it to is 150 undos.
Also remember, that you can redo. However, if you undo xx steps and then make a change (while xx steps back), you will no longer be able to redo back forward again! Be very careful when undoing!