Hypertext's fundamental lack of fixed sequentiality can disorient the user. To prevent the phenomenon of "being lost in hyperspace," a hypertext document or web must create a sense of security for users by allowing them at any time to return to the initial point of departure, the previous document examined, or both.

How, then, does one do so?

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