Example for Checkpoint
12.3 - Divide large blocks of information into more manageable groups where natural and appropriate.

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For example, in HTML, use OPTGROUP to group OPTION elements inside a SELECT element list; group form controls with FIELDSET and LEGEND; use nested lists where appropriate; use headings to structure documents, etc.

A FORM SELECT list with seven items will look like this (i.e, a simple, unstructured list) in most browsers as of March 2000.

The next page shows what the above list might look like when the OPTGROUP element is supported by browsers.

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