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NavigationService.GoBack Method

Navigates to the most recent entry in back navigation history, if there is one.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Navigation
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

public void GoBack()

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

GoBack is called when there are no entries in back navigation history.

Before calling GoBack, the CanGoBack property can be inspected to determine whether there are entries in back navigation history.

The following example navigates to the most recent entry in back navigation history, if one exists.


void backButton_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
{
    if (this.NavigationService.CanGoBack)
    {
        this.NavigationService.GoBack();
    }
}


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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