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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()
You cannot use methods in XAML.

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();
    }
}

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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0
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