Forum: Ruby on Rails support back button

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Xavier N. (Guest)
on 2006-02-28 13:30
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There are a couple of links in the wiki about AJAX and the back
button, but seem to be broken.

I have a page with AJAXified tables and normal links. When the user
modifies some table, follows a normal link, and presses the back
button, the shown tables are the original ones (modifications are OK
in backend). Is there some standard solution to this?

-- fxn
Ben M. (Guest)
on 2006-02-28 18:53
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Yeah, updating just a part of the page means that the browser still has
the same page in
the history... it's one of the big problems with AJAX in general.

I haven't read this completely, but this guy shows how he keeps the
history in javascript:

http://www.onjava.com/pub/a/onjava/2005/10/26/ajax...

Might more work than you want to do though!

b
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