This is somewhat hard to achieve, currently. The good news is that in our upcoming Q1 release, due end of this month, we are going to expose another navigational method, replace
, which is going to replace the current URL state with the next one, not keeping the previous entry in the history.
If I understand your case correctly, you will still have to do some custom coding to ensure that the view is not swapped with itself, though.
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