Remove Pushed File from Branch

Hello,

I recently accidentally push .gitignore into my branch, but didn't want to even commit it. After floundering for a while and running a lot of sourcetree functions to try to change where my origin is, I'm still not able to reset the orgin to a version that doesn't have .gitignore pushed. I've made a pull request already to merge this branch into master, and I'm not sure if that affects how I can change the branch here. Here's a photo of what my status looks like, I'd like the origin to be reset where the bugfix is.

Screen Shot 2017-07-19 at 9.36.26 AM.png

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You can "Reverse" your commit and get all your changes reverted to as it were on the previous version. 

Right click on the commit row to select "Reverse commit".

Reverse.png

I wasn't able to do that before because I had a pull request open and a merge was in progress regarding that commit. Once I closed the pull request I was able to reverse the commit.

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