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clearing history and disabling back and forward buttons

B Bhutta
Greenhorn

Joined: Jun 28, 2002
Posts: 14
Hi,
I want to disable the back and forward button. Currently the techinque I am using is on my html pages, I am using an onload method to call my clearHistory method which has the following code:
history.forward();
But this techinque, created a flicker when I press the back button. What I mean is, when I press back button, it goes to previous page and come back to same page.
Is there any better way to avoid this flickering!
Thanks for the help.
Thanks.
Eric Pascarello
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Rancher

Joined: Nov 08, 2001
Posts: 15376
    
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no there is no way to do it.
look intolocation.replace instead of normal links, it covers up the last page in the history, but removing the back button pisses people off!
 
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