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Re: back up for hyperlinks?

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  • Subject: [mg21118] Re: back up for hyperlinks?
  • From: "P.J. Hinton" <paulh at>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Dec 1999 01:21:16 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: "Wolfram Research, Inc."
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On Mon, 13 Dec 1999, P.J. Hinton wrote:

> On 12 Dec 1999 hanssen at wrote:
> > since Mathematica 3.x, we have this nice hyperlink feature in the
> > notebook frontend. I frequently use it, to make links from one place
> > to another. What I am missing, is the ability to "back up", i.e. go
> > back, to where I came from before following a hyperlink. Probably it
> > is already there, but how to set up a menu item (preferably on the
> > menu bar) for "back up hyperlink"?
> You can create a backup hyperlink like so:
> ButtonBox[
>   "Go Back",
>   ButtonStyle -> "Hyperlink",
>   ButtonFunction :> 
>     FrontEndExecute[{FrontEndToken["HyperlinkGoBack"]}]
> ] // DisplayForm

I forgot to add that the equivalent item on the menu already exists.

Find -> Go Back

P.J. Hinton
Mathematica Programming Group           paulh at
Wolfram Research, Inc.
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