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Disabling BACK button in IE4

Disabling BACK button in IE4

Disabling BACK button in IE4

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Hello, I am trying to find or write some VBScript or Javascript that will disable the browser's BACK button when a user hits my ASP. Any help would be appreciated. Stu

RE: Disabling BACK button in IE4

The only way I can see to do this is to disable the menubar using the window object or flushing the contents of the history object. So that it is empty. But then who am I to say...

RE: Disabling BACK button in IE4

I used inverse logic. Basically I coded an event handler
in the on unload event. I also coded an onclick event.
If the user clicked on a hyperlink or button on my page
I set a variable to true. When the unload event is fired
the code examines the variable to see if the user clicked
a control on the page. If he hit the back button this variable is false and I use client side redriecttion.
top.window.location.href = "URL" to redirect the client
to any page on my site. This in effect breaks the back button. An unfortunate side effect is that it also breaks
the favorites/bookmark control also preventing the user from
leaving my site. I am still working on that one.

this is my script.

<Script>
SUB Link_Onclick()
ClickedOnLInk = True
End Sub


Sub t_unload()
If ClickedONlink = False then
top.window.location.href = "myurl"

End if

End SUB

</SCRIPT>


On the PAGE
<body OnUnload = "t_unload()">

<a href= "URL" Onlclick = "Link_OnClick">Click Here </a>
blah
blah
blah

</body>


End Sub

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