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9. Design for device-independence.

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Use features that enable activation of page elements via a variety of input devices.

9.1 - Provide client-side image maps instead of server-side image maps except where the regions cannot be defined with an available geometric shape.  Priority 1 

9.2 - Ensure that any element that has its own interface can be operated in a device-independent manner.  Priority 2 

9.3 - For scripts, specify logical event handlers rather than device-dependent event handlers.  Priority 2 

9.4 - Create a logical tab order through links, form controls, and objects.  Priority 3 

9.5 - Provide keyboard shortcuts to important links (including those in client-side image maps), form controls, and groups of form controls.  Priority 3 

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