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history.go(-1), is not working.

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Hi ,

I have a problem. In my aspx page I have a onClick="history.go(-1)"

Later I moved it into external .js file. but it is not working. Can anyone help me?

Thanks in advance,
Siju George.
Jul 29 '08 #1
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What do you mean by moving it to an external JS file? If it's in an onclick, that means you'll have to change the code to put it in an external file.
Jul 29 '08 #2

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It's fixed.

I give the calling of the function in href="function()"
like this,
<a href="function()" id="functioncalling">Call</a>

Sorry its confusing I know, actually its an anchor tag used with onlick earlier, however when changed the method calling to hrref, it worked.

Jul 31 '08 #3

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So you put history.go(-1) in a function and called that?

Does the following not work?
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  1. <a href="someURL.html" onclick="return historyFunc();">Back</a>
where historyFunc is the function.
Jul 31 '08 #4

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  1. <A href="javascript:back()">Back</A>
In Js file,
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  1. function back(){
  2.    history.go(-1);
  3. }
Jul 31 '08 #5

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Studying, welcome to Bytes and thanks for your contribution.

You should avoid the "javascript:" protocol in href attributes. You can use the function in onclick and point the href to a real URL in case JavaScript is disabled.
Jul 31 '08 #6

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Hai better you this

<a href="#" onclick="history.go(-1);">Back</a>


<a href="#" onclick="history.back();">Back</a>
Aug 16 '08 #7

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