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Subject: Re: MIA, Ask an Expert: Is there a way to make a "back" button?
From: Spencer Shifrin <frydhamstr@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2011 17:12:54 -0800

Umm, could you walk me through how to make this button exactly, I put
pagelist in the command center and understand what it does, but I don't know
*how* to use it. Thanks

2011/1/20 Daniel Ajoy <da.ajoy@xxxxxxxxx>

> On Thu, 20 Jan 2011 15:52:33 -0500, Spencer Shifrin <frydhamstr@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>  Here is better wording. Say I made a page that can be accessed (lets call
>> this "pageX" for clarity) from any other page using buttons (a button is
>> instructed to go to this page, and one of these buttons are on every other
>> page), I want to put a button on pageX that works like the "back" button on
>> a browser, so if i accessed pageX from page1, the "back" button would take
>> me to page1, if i came from page2, the button will take me back to page2,
>> and so on.
> You need to make the computer remember where it came from. For remembering
> stuff you use variable-like things. Variables, for example :)
> You also need to figure out how to get the "current" page.
> But I just found this gem in the Help:
> pagelist
> Reports a list containing the names of all the pages in the current
> project. The first name reported by pagelist is always the current page. The
> remaining pages in the project are listed alphabetically.
> Daniel
> OpenWorld Learning

Double facepalm.
When the fail is so strong, one facepalm is not enough.

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