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Posted on 2004-08-25
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Is there a way to have a Javascript link Go Back and Refresh a page I just uploaded files to.


Currently I'm using this for Go Back. Just need to figure out out to refresh
<a href="javascript:history.go(-1)">
&lt;&lt; Go Back
</a>

Thanks
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Question by:kevinbenedict
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by:darksinclair
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<a href="jvaascript:history.go(-1);window.location = window.location.href">

or you could use the reload() function aswell.
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by:Zvonko
ID: 11897429
After go it is gone ;-)
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by:Zvonko
ID: 11897432
That does say, you cannot influence the previous page in no way.
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by:darksinclair
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You could do this however, On the page you are going back too (the previous one)  you could include the code such that

if Request.ServerVariables("HTTP_REFERER") = forwardPage.asp Then
  <script> window.location = window.location.href</Script>
end if

... you'd just have to get the HTTP_REFERER for whatever language you are writing in. ( example is in ASP )

Cheers ?
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by:darksinclair
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and yes Zvonko was correct about my post, I forgot that as soon as you say .go() it leaves the page.  I thought you could maybe throw it an extra argument,

Thanks Zvonko,

Cheers,
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by:kevinbenedict
ID: 11897947
What is the reload function?
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by:Zvonko
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window.location.reload(true);

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by:Zvonko
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Do you want to produce an infinite loop? ;-)
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by:kevinbenedict
ID: 11897970
I actuall did that once. Not fun.
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by:Zvonko
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Ok, now you are warned :)
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by:kevinbenedict
ID: 11898013
So on the page I'm going back to it should be like this?

<%
if Request.ServerVariables("HTTP_REFERER") = upload_success.asp Then
  <script> window.location = window.location.href</Script>
end if
/%>
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Zvonko earned 125 total points
ID: 11898091
No. For two reasons: wrong syntax and even when the Server side is evaluated correctly, then you need no reload ;-)

I would do it like this:
<script>
if(document.referrer.indexOf("user.htm")>-1 && location.hash.indexOf("#reloaded")<0){
  window.location=window.location.href+"#reloaded";
}
</script>


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by:Zvonko
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Sorry, user.htm was my test referer. You need of course your "upload_success.asp" as search string.
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by:kevinbenedict
ID: 11898160
It's try to work but I'm getting some interference with my code for ABC Upload..

ABCUpload4.XField.4 error '80004005'

Unable to convert virtual to physical path. A Windows error - Unspecified error - (0x80004005) occurred.

/partnersite/forms/upload_success.asp, line 26


I'll have to look at it tomorrow.
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by:cheyennejk
cheyennejk earned 125 total points
ID: 11898486
Here are two clean ways:

OPTION 1:  Use Buttons

<table><tr>
<td><input type="button" value="Refresh Page" onclick="window.location.reload()"></td>
<td><input type="button" value="Go Back" onclick="javascript:history.back()"></td>
</tr></table>


OPTION 1:  Use Links
<a href="javascript:history.back()">   CLICK HERE TO GO BACK    </a>
<a href="javascript:window.location.reload()">CLICK HERE TO REFRESH </a>
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by:Zvonko
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Thanks for points.
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by:kevinbenedict
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thanks for the help:-)
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