Advanced Cheat Sheet

Merge commands

Abort the merge

$ git merge --abort

Stash commands

Save current changes to a stash with a particular name

$ git stash save <stash name>

Save current changes to a stash (saves it as stash@{0})

$ git stash

Drop the stash at the top of the stack

$ git stash drop

Drop the stash at the nth index

$ git stash drop stash@{n}

Apply the stash at the nth index and delete from the list

$ git stash pop stash@{n}

Apply the stash at the nth index

$ git stash apply stash@{n}

Checkout commands

Discards all the changes

$ git checkout .

Create a new branch and checkout to that branch

$ git checkout -b <branch name>

Bring a single file to the working space from the stash

$ git checkout <stash@{0}> — <filename>

Patch commands

Apply a patch file (.diff or .patch) to the repo

$ git apply <patch file>

Log commands

Prettify the log history of git

$ git log --pretty=oneline