Re: [greenstone-devel] Back function?

From Katherine Don
DateTue, 01 Feb 2005 09:42:57 +1300
Subject Re: [greenstone-devel] Back function?
In-Reply-To (E64DC1E625EEF943B54EAA3A3520F35477BDD4-sers004-ouls-ox-ac-uk)
Hi Richard

If you are using the standard document display (format DocumentContents
true - true is the default so it will be true if you dont specify this
format option) eg it has an open book icon and the title at the top of
the table of contentst, then clicking the book icon will take you back
to where you were in search/browsing.

This appears to only work for hierarchical documents, which I guess
makes sense, cos if there is only one page for the document, then you
can just use the browsers back button.

I can't work out how/where this link is generated, so I am not sure how
to get it if you aren't using DocumentContents.

Hope this helps
Katherine Don


Richard Gartner wrote:
> Hello all,
>
> Is there a function or anything similar which records which page a page
> is called from, so that it could form a "back" function? The idea is
> that after browing through an item, I could give the user a single
> button to press which will take him to the page (title list, subject
> list etc) that he called the item from, rather than having to go through
> the navigation bar to get back there.
>
> Is there anything?
>
> Richard
>
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