Re: Back reference

Abigail (abigail@fnx.com)
Mon, 21 Jul 1997 11:06:49 -0400 (EDT)


From: abigail@fnx.com (Abigail)
Message-Id: <199707211506.LAA25103@fnx.com>
Subject: Re: Back reference
To: panos.matsinopoulos@mailcity.com (Panayotis Georgios Matsinopoulos)
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 1997 11:06:49 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: www-html@w3.org
In-Reply-To: <BGPFFKIJJHDPAAAA@mailcity.com> from "Panayotis Georgios Matsinopoulos" at Jul 21, 97 04:21:13 am

You, Panayotis Georgios Matsinopoulos, wrote:
++ 
++ Dear Sirs,

Oh, I guess I shouldn't answer?

++ Do you know how can I reference a back html address.
++ 
++ I am getting more specific. I write an html file. I
++ want to create a link to the file that called this
++ html file I write. The URL that calls my html file
++ is not always the same. Is there any way to reference
++ the caller of my html file. Is there any variable that
++ the browser can understand.
++ 

See <URL: http://www.ny.fnx.com/abigail/HTML/Misc/back_button.html>

Short answer: you can't in HTML or CGI. Only with JavaScript.



Abigail