The user navigates in a linear sequence from the detail page of the first record accessed to the detail page of the last record in the master object list.
Figure 1: Linear Navigation in Page Details
Non-linear navigation enables users to select a subset of contiguous or non-contiguous records from the master list to view or update. Users are presented with the full object details in a single page and then move to the next full page when they are finished.
Figure 2: Non-Linear Navigation in Page Details