Redirect without leaving current page

I have a button on a page that redirects to another page that automatically creates some needed data. I would like this to happen in the background. I need to redirect to the page to pass the current record ID but I don’t need the user to actually be directed to the page. Is this possible?

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Does anyone know if there is a way to use a redirect action but not have the user actually get redirected to that page?

Thank you!

Tami,

I’m pretty sure that behavior is based on the user’s browser settings. I don’t think there’s any way to force what you’re describing.

Thanks Matt,

I didn’t think so but wanted to throw out the question to be sure. I tried adding a return parameter in the URL so it would bring me back to the original page, but that didn’t work.