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WebBrowser.GoBack Method

Navigate back to the previous document, if there is one.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
public void GoBack()
ExceptionCondition
ObjectDisposedException

The WebBrowser instance is no longer valid.

InvalidOperationException

A reference to the underlying native WebBrowser could not be retrieved.

COMException

There is no document to navigate back to.

If you call GoBack and there are not any documents to navigate back to, WebBrowser does not perform a navigation and an exception is thrown. If you need to, you can inspect the value of the CanGoBack property to determine whether there are documents to navigate back to.

The following example shows how to navigate back to the previous HTML document by calling GoBack. The example first checks that there are HTML documents to navigate back to by checking CanGoBack.

private void backButton_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
{
  // Navigate to the previous HTML document, if there is one
  if (this.webBrowser.CanGoBack)
  {
    this.webBrowser.GoBack();
  }
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5 SP1, 3.0 SP2

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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