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Back Button Frontpage w/o using javascript??

Posted on 2004-10-12
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Is that possible?   I inserted a HOVER bUTTON and wanted to make the link so it does what the BACK button does in IE.. I know there are ways to do this with javascript, but I do not know how to insert that into the code for the hover button.. Here is an example of the code..    

<applet code="fphover.class" codebase="../" width="120" height="24">
  <param name="hovercolor" value="#0000FF">
  <param name="textcolor" value="#FFFFFF">
  <param name="text" value="Back To Catalog">
  <param name="effect" value="glow">
  <param name="url" valuetype="ref" value="THIS IS WHERE I WANT IT TO GO BACK to PREVIOUS PAGE">
  <param name="color" value="#000080">
</applet>

Any help would be great.... Thanks in advance!
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In the url value insert:

javascript:history.go(-1)

This will take the user back one page and can be insert just as you might insert http://www.website.com

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by:PaigePeople
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i tried that but it did not work... Here is the URL where I am trying to do this...


http://www.paigeelectric.info/specs/ua.htm 

Thanks


this is the code to the whole page..


<html>

<head>
<title>Paige Electric Intranet</title>
<body>

<table border="0" cellpadding="4" cellspacing="0">
  <tr>
    <td><IMG border=0 src="../images/plogo.jpg" vspace=2 width="194" height="131"></td>
    <td valign="bottom" align="right"><br>
   </tr>
  <tr>
    <td colspan="2" align="middle"><IMG border=0 src="../images/ppic.jpg" vspace=2 width="576" height="117"><br>
      <IMG border=0 src="../images/text2.jpg" vspace=4 width="516" height="25"></td>
  </tr>


</table>

<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><font face="Arial">We're sorry. The specification you requested is currently
unavailable. Please call us at</font></p>
<p><font face="Arial">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 1-800-327-2443 and we will gladly assist
you.</font></p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><font face="Arial">Thank you for your understanding and patience.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
<applet code="fphover.class" codebase="../" width="120" height="24">
  <param name="textcolor" value="#FFFFFF">
  <param name="text" value="Back To Catalog">
  <param name="effect" value="reverseGlow">
  <param name="hovercolor" value="#0000FF">
  <param name="color" value="#000080">
  <param name="url" valuetype="ref" value="javascript:history.go(-1)">
</applet>&nbsp; </font></p>
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Okay - so that does not work. What version of FP are you using?
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rcmb earned 500 total points
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Here is a page containing some interesting tidbits about hover buttons and when and when not to use them.

http://www.abiglime.com/webmaster/articles/frontpage/070298.htm

Here is a page with detailed descriptions on how to create a button to do what you desire without using hover buttons.

http://www.at-frontpage.com/buttons.htm

If you are using FP2003 then just insert an Interactive Button and design it as you desire with hover effects. You can then link it to the history.go(-1) code I mentioned before.

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The button looks great. Thanks for the points.

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by:PaigePeople
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Yeah, No problem.. I installed Front Page 2003... Had it laying around here... Just never got to installing it.. Worked out very easily... Thanks again!
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