URL That Mimics the Browser's Back Button

Here's some very basic code that developer's can reuse in many places. Here's where I find it most useful:

1)After a user has submitted a document. (View Document submitted.)
2) Used around a custom graphic in frames.
3) Used on custom $$Return Forms like $$ReturnGeneralError or $$ReturnDocumentDeleted.

Use as Pass-thru HTML or on page with contents treated as HTML:

Simple Text URL:
<a href="javascript: onClick=history.back()">RETURN TO PREVIOUS PAGE</a>

Image URL:
<a href="javascript: onClick=history.back()"><img src="/dbname/act_new.gif?OpenImageResource"></a>

This was first published in March 2001

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