Check to see if a user has came from a 'forward' page
I am currently working on a form which posts to a web service. The form validation is done at the web service and if a validation error occurs the user is presented with an error and a back button.
The form contains a number of default values which I am auto populating. These values then overwrite any values that the user has inserted when the back button is pressed.
Is there a way I can detect to see if the user has pressed the back button and prevent the auto population?
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My guess would be you are filling these post load via JS? Because the
value attribute should not override new values. If you are, I would just do a check to see if the field is empty before loading in the text.
Also, I would look into the