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Documentation/git-reset: Add an example of resetting selected paths

Signed-off-by: Pieter de Bie <pdebie@ai.rug.nl>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>

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File Documentation/git-reset.txt

     committed as 'snapshot WIP'.  This updates the index to show your
     WIP files as uncommitted.
 
+Reset a single file in the index::
++
+Suppose you have added a file to your index, but later decide you do not
+want to add it to your commit. You can remove the file from the index
+while keeping your changes with git reset.
++
+------------
+$ git reset -- frotz.c                      <1>
+$ git commit -m "Commit files in index"     <2>
+$ git add frotz.c                           <3>
+------------
++
+<1> This removes the file from the index while keeping it in the working
+    directory.
+<2> This commits all other changes in the index.
+<3> Adds the file to the index again.
+
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 Written by Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net> and Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>