Example for Checkpoint
10.3, continued.

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This is what we mean by a linear text alternative!

Chapter 1
It was a dark and stormy night, and all through the house the literary critics were honing their red pencils to attack the unsuspecting author who started a story with "It was a dark and stormy night...".

Chapter 2
Suddenly a shot rang out, then a shout, then a thump, then the sound of a car door slamming on someone's thumb.

Chapter 3
Then the inspector cried, "I know who did this dastardly deed and I will reveal the perpetrator's identity this very evening, in this very room!"

And they lived happily ever after, secure in the knowledge that their secret was safe.

The End

Some screen-readers and some browsers may now be able to automatically linerarize simple tables like this. The WAI Evaluation and Repair Working Group has also developed a downloadable tool for linearizing tables.

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