When writing mathematica slides I create an equation with DisplayFormulaNumberedStyle. I then add a cell tag to it. Then in the document I reference to that equation by inserting automatic numbering. Then when giving the presentation I click on that reference and it takes me to that equation. I then want to go back to the point where I clicked on that reference. I was wondering if there is any way to go back without having to simply click next slide until I get there. It would be very useful if there was some kind of "back" button like in a web browser or pdf displayer.

  • $\begingroup$ What platform are you on and what version of Mma do you use? On Macs we have a "back" button in the toolbar $\endgroup$ – Mike Honeychurch Sep 28 '14 at 20:24
  • $\begingroup$ @MikeHoneychurch I am using a mac os x 10.9.5 and mma 9. I don't see a back button in the toolbar. Just a button that moves to the next or previous slide. $\endgroup$ – Virgo Sep 28 '14 at 20:28

On a Mac you can go to the top menu Windows > ShowToolbar and add a toolbar to your notebook. This has a "back" button:

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Note that the toolbar goes away when the slideshow is in fullscreen mode.

  • $\begingroup$ Brilliant, thanks for that! For some reason when I hit back it goes to the slide just before the one I clicked on, but that's not too serious a bug. $\endgroup$ – Virgo Sep 28 '14 at 20:33
  • $\begingroup$ That functionality has been present long before SlideShow was created so it probably wasn't updated when SlideShow was added. $\endgroup$ – Mike Honeychurch Sep 28 '14 at 20:38

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