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How can I emulate Javascripts History.back() in VBscript

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I have an ASP page that is written in vbscript and a bit of Javascript.

I have a section that requires at the end of it to do a history.back()
if I use ASP's response.redirect it causes the page to reload, and I dont want that.

How can I go backwards in vbscript without reloading the page ?
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consider i have a.asp and b.asp
i call b.asp from b.asp, and i don't want to go back using history.back();

so in a.asp please do the following

<body onLoad="history.forward(1)">
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prohacx earned 200 total points
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Hi there DCPAus!

Of course you can always use some inline Javascript, so instead of using respone.redirect, do something like:

response.write "<html><head></head><body onLoad=""javascript: history.go(-1);"">"
response.write "</body></html>"

That will take you back and if the client doesn't force a reload (which you can set in some browsers), the page will not be reloaded. Also, if you enable caching in ASP, you have less chance of reloading a page.

Happy programming!

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