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Using Back Button May Not Repopulate Web Page Form


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Symptoms

If you fill out a form on a Web page, submit the form, and then click Back in Internet Explorer, the form may not be repopulated with the data you just entered.

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Cause

The form is repopulated only if the following items are true:

  • The Web page is not an HTTPS (or secure) Web page.
  • The page is cached to disk.
  • The page has not changed since you filled out the form.

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Status

This behavior is by design.

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Keywords: kbenv, KB174550

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Article Info
Article ID : 174550
Revision : 3
Created on : 12/6/2003
Published on : 12/6/2003
Exists online : False
Views : 204