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I have a rather large notebook, which contains a lot of hyperlinks to different parts of the notebook.

Is it possible to make a back button (maybe as a docked cell button?) so that when a reader clicks a link and is moved up or down in the document, then he can click the button and then return to the location of the link?

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This sounds possible, but you'll get faster and better responses it you "seed" the discussion with some examples you've tried. –  Jagra Aug 15 '13 at 16:15
The Mac version of Mathematica has a back button in the toolbar. –  Mike Honeychurch Aug 15 '13 at 22:20
The Help notebook toolbar also has back (and forward) buttons. You can see the code for this toolbar by executing FrontEndResource["FEExpressions", "HelpViewerToolbar"] and the ButtonFunction for the back button is FrontEndToken[FrontEnd`ButtonNotebook[], "HyperlinkGoBack"]. –  MikeLimaOscar Aug 20 '13 at 8:22

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