[thelist] Session variables vs. the Back button

Scott Dexter sgd at ti3.com
Mon Oct 30 14:48:39 CST 2000

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Shadovitz [mailto:david_shadovitz at xontech.com]
> When I restore form field values from session variables, the 
> use of the
> browser's Back button poses problems.  This is not a "How do I disable
> the Back button" question, but rather, "How do I accommodate it?"  I'm
> using ColdFusion, but the same applies to ASP, etc.

use cookies and client-side javascript; the cookies are set in the same spot
you set the session variable, and have page X read the cookies and populate
the form ....

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