Edit-DB Edit-DB
(c) Nigel Maddocks, 2007
Edit-DB ver 2.05.016, Doc ver 2.05.016

11.2. Back and Refresh buttons do not work correctly

1. Why does the browser Back button not work correctly?
2. Why does the browser Refresh button not work correctly?
3. Why does the application Back button lead to an empty screen?

1. Answer
The brower's Back button is not supported in Edit-DB. If it works then fine, if it doesn't then don't use it.

2. Answer
The brower's Refresh button is not supported in Edit-DB. Several screens have their own Refresh buttons which will refresh the screen with the current situation from the database.

3. Answer
Sometimes, when returning from a single-record display screen to a multi-record display, the screen appears blank, or requests a refresh. This is usually caused by the browser cache being full. The resolution is to clear the browsers cache.
For Internet Explorer, this is found in Tools -> Internet Options -> General -> Temporary Internet Files -> Delete Files
For Firefox 1.5+, this is found in Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> Cache -> Clear Cache Now

Edit-DB uses the browser cache when returning to the multi-record display screen in order to minimise the need to perform costly queries on the database.