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Updated: July 2008
Navigate back to the previous document, if there is one.
You cannot use methods in XAML.
If you call
and there are not any documents to navigate back to, GoBack does not perform a navigation and an exception is thrown. If you need to, you can inspect the value of the WebBrowser property to determine whether there are documents to navigate back to. CanGoBack
The following example shows how to navigate back to the previous HTML document by calling
. The example first checks that there are HTML documents to navigate back to by checking GoBack . CanGoBack
private void backButton_Click( object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
// Navigate to the previous HTML document, if there is one
if ( this.webBrowser.CanGoBack)
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003
The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
Supported in: 3.5 SP1, 3.0 SP2
Added topic for new class.
SP1 feature change.