RE: IE7 has no back button in popups

Subject: RE: IE7 has no back button in popups
From: "AL Geist" <al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com>
To: "'Bill Swallow'" <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2007 10:33:35 -0500

Bill Swallow wrote:

Right, but a browsable popup should really be a new window/tab so the
browser controls are present. As Rick pointed out, there's the
shortcut mouse menu, and of course don't forget backspace.

On Dec 1, 2007 9:55 AM, AL Geist <al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com> wrote:
> I may be confused over what the original poster was complaining about, but
> there is a difference between a popup and jumping to a new web page. In a
> popup, there are no forward or back pages, there is just the popup;
> therefore, there are no forward or back buttons. This is not a fault of
IE7, its common web design.

I understand confusion is with the terminology. To me, a browsable
popup is jumping to a new URL in a new window, versus replacing the current
window with the new URL. A popup only has scroll bars and a close button.

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RE: IE7 has no back button in popups: From: AL Geist
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