Blog: 2012 July

WinRT: Navigate to the previous page by pressing the back key

July 25, 2012, (updated on September 8, 2014), Software Development

If you are developing Metro applications, it is evident to not only have a good tablet experience but also a a good desktop (mouse and keyboard) experience. This is why I implemented a simple solution to navigate to the previous page if the user presses the back key. A lot of standard applications in Windows 8 support this feature already and I hope a lot of new applications will support it as well. The usage of my code is very simple: Just call the RegisterBackKey method if the page has been loaded – the rest will be handled by the […] Read more...

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