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Eliminate “Click to Activate”

I recently updated the web pages for my Java applets so that you don’t need to click to activate an applet before using it. You can go here to read the gory details about why most browsers now force you to click to activate controls and applets. I knew that it was possible to work around the problem, but when I went looking for a quick answer on the Web I was surprised at how hard it was to find a simple explanation of the problem and a concise example that demonstrated how to solve it. I hope that this post will help fill that gap.

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