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How to track an ignored file and commit it as modified file?



I have had a filed marked as ignore in my gitignore as below.



Now when I make some changes and commit them against that file as given, it is showing up as entirely new file. So, the question is how I can push it as a modified file with only the changes I made as highlighted as it usually happens for other tracked files?

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  • exclude in gitignore
  • do changes 
  • do commit
  • and return back the gitignore file changes

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