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Reference EN 81714-2:2007
Title Design of graphical symbols for use in the technical documentation of products - Part 2: Specification for graphical symbols in a computer sensible form, including graphical symbols for a reference library, and requirements for their interchange
Project Number 16548
Abstract/Scope Specifies requirements for graphical symbols to be included in a reference symbol library in a computer sensible form, and requirements for their interchange among computer aided tools. The reference symbol library may be used as a basis for the design and editing of documents, and for the interchange of documents and graphical symbol libraries among computer-aided tools. It has the status of a horizontal standard in accordance with IEC Guide 108.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2007-03-16
Current Stage code deadline 2007-10-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 3
Reference Document IEC 81714-2:2006 (EQV)
ICS 01.080.50 - Graphical symbols for use on information technology and telecommunications technical drawings and in relevant technical product documentation
Keywords Graphical symbol; Computer sensible form; Reference library; Interchange
Special National Condition(s)  


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Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2007-03-16 2007-10-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2006-10-01 2007-02-01  
5060 2006-09-05 2006-09-19 export to doc file  EN
5020 2006-06-23 2006-09-01 export to doc file  EN
3090 2005-06-01 2005-12-01  
4062 2005-05-01 2005-06-01  
4060 2005-04-08 2005-04-30  
4020 2004-10-01 2005-03-04  
3099 2004-09-28 2004-10-01  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2006-10-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2007-03-16
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2007-04-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2007-10-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2009-10-01


Supersedes EN 81714-2:1998
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ISO 128-20:1996
ISO 128-21:1997
ISO 639-1:2002
ISO/IEC 646:1991
ISO 3098-0:1997
ISO 3098-5:1997
ISO 3166-1:1997
ISO 6428:1982
ISO 6523-1:1998
ISO/IEC 7942-1:1994
ISO/IEC 9592-1:1997
ISO 10303-201:1994
EN 61082-1:2006
EN 61286:2002
EN 61346-1:1996
EN 61346-2:2000
EN 61360-1:2002
EN 61360-4:2005
corr. December 2005
EN 61666:1997
EN 61966-2-1:2000
ISO 81714-1:1999
IEC 81714-3:2004
IEC 60617-DB

(1) Date of ratification (dor) date when the Technical Board notes the approval of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), from which time the standard may be said to be approved

(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

(3) Date of announcement (doa) latest date by which the existence of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), a TS or a CWA has to be announced at national level

(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.