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Expected results of the back out process for an update set

Expected results of the back out process for an update set

The back out process reverses both record-level updates and changes to the dictionary.

Warning: Some changes that result from a back out result in data loss.
Table 1. Expected results of the back out process
Customer Update Result of the back out action
A new table The table is dropped from the database, deleting any data from it.
A new field The field is dropped from the database, deleting any data from it.
A deleted field The field is restored to the database, but the original data is lost.
A resized field The field resize is reversed. If the field has been increased, data is truncated first to avoid errors.
A configured form The form is reverted to its previous state.
A record is inserted The record is deleted.
A record is deleted The record is restored with its original data.