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Mimicking the Back button on the browser

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Hello I'm using FrontPage 98 and I have and image on this image I want to put a region of the image that cause the browser to go back (like the person hit the back button).

I have and image map defined for the image, but I don't know how to make it go back.  Also there is another place that I want to make the browse go back twice (like the person hit the back button twice).  

If you could please help in answering on or both of these questions.
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You really cannot go "back",
because you don't really know how the user got to your page.
(S)he could have "bookmarked" your page, a while ago,
and, today, have visited 'WWW.NEWS.COM' and then exercised
the bookmark to get to your page. So, 'back' to the user
is a "return" to 'WWW.NEWS.COM' -- the previous page (s)he looked at.

All you can do is create a hyper-link to some other page
of yours, and hope that it is the "previous" page which
the user accessed,
i.e., user accesses 'page1.html',
and exercises a link to 'page2.html',
and exercises a link to 'page1.html'.

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This is not acceptable
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Nevertheless, it is the "correct" answer,
namely that "it cannot be done".
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Your wrong because I just finished doing it.  At least well enough for my project py passing the state of where in the web structure I was in the QueryString.  Then I used ASP pages to dynamically make the links.
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Since you seem to have solved your own problem,
please send E-mail to 'LINDA@EXPERTS-EXCHANGE.COM',
and tell her to "remove" this question,
and state that you solved it, yourself.
She will also "refund" the points you allocated to this question.

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Since you seem to have solved your own problem,
please send E-mail to 'LINDA@EXPERTS-EXCHANGE.COM',
and tell her to "remove" this question,
and state that you solved it, yourself.
She will also "refund" the points you allocated to this question.

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MasseyM earned 50 total points
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use this to go back one page...

<IMG SRC = "back.gif" onClick="javascript:top.history.back();">

That will do it once.
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