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Why need to click discard twice in SourceTree?

This may be a stoopid question, but I have not been able to figure this out - when I want to discard changes to a file in SourceTree, why do I need to click "discard" twice for the selected file? On first click the content of the file will be discarded, but the file stays in the "unstaged" list until I discard it second time. I find it somewhat annoying. 

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minnsey Atlassian Team May 21, 2018


If you are using the Windows version then I believe the is a bug we are currently working on. Could you upload screenshots to show the behaviour to confirm it is the same problem?

Hello Michael,

Please see the screenshots below, showing UI before and after discarding a file. As you see, the file stays in unstaged list, but the diff tells the file has no changes. The file has to be discarded twice to remove it from unstaged list.

Kind regards,




minnsey Atlassian Team May 22, 2018

Thanks, can I check what version you are running?

Good question. I was pretty sure I was using latest version, but apparently I had I updated to 2.5.5 and verified - UI behavior did not change, files need still to be discarded twice.


This issue is present in

Thanks for your time.

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