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I'm currently using Invision to prototype apps/websites. Invision has a handy link that allows you to link back to whatever the previous screen was. However it only lets you do it for 1 level. So say for example I had a profile screen that could be accessed via 2+ levels of screens, this would not be possible to mock in invision. I would have to create a version of that profile screen for each specific branch.

Does anyone know of a better tool that can link back to previous screens past the most recent?

  • I don't think there is a tool that allows an interaction to trigger "going back in history" for more than one page. Have you considered the "series" screens in inVision? – Aziz Dec 31 '15 at 12:34
  • You can always link directly back to that screen. But you won't be able to build stacks I am afraid. – KMSTR Dec 31 '15 at 17:30
  • @Aziz What do you mean by "series" screens? I have googled but still am not sure what you are referring to – rjtkoh Jan 1 '16 at 9:26
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Check out Indigo Studio (they have a free trial). It's a bit more robust than InVision, but the way a project is structured with screen "states", it can support both a relative "back" along a single history path, or an absolute "back" that you can designate yourself with specific screen states.

This interactions tutorial video includes a couple different versions of "back" in their example, so you can see if it might support what you're looking to do.

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I would recommend Principle ( only for mac ). If you really want a lot more control try Adobe XD. I have used Principle a couple of times and it works great. Haven't used XD but it sure can help you out.

  • Could you tell us why you would recommend either software? – Vincent May 27 '16 at 9:12

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