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Reference EN 81714-2:1998
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 11924
Abstract/Scope Specifies requirements for graphical symbols to be included in a reference symbol library in a computer sensible form. The reference symbol library may be used as a basis for the design and editing of documents and for the interchange of documents and grahical symbol library among computer-aided tools. Basic rules are given in ISO/IEC 11714-1


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1998-12-18
Current Stage code deadline 1999-08-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 3
Reference Document IEC 81714-2:1998 (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
Note EN following parallel vote * Superseded by EN 81714-2:2007
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6060 1998-12-18 1999-08-01 export to doc file  EN
6020 1998-09-01 1998-12-01  
5099 1998-08-01 1998-09-01  
5062 1998-05-15 1998-08-01  
5020 1997-12-19 1998-03-02  
1090 1997-12-16 1998-04-16  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1998-08-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1998-12-18
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1999-02-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1999-08-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2001-08-01


Superseded by EN 81714-2:2007
Normative reference (6) ISO 128-20:1996
ISO 128-21:1997
ISO 639:1988
ISO/IEC 646:1991
ISO 3098-0:1997
ISO 3098-5:1997
ISO 3166-1:1997
ISO 6428:1982
ISO/IEC 6429:1992
ISO 6523:1984
ISO/IEC 9592-1:1997
EN 60617-12:1998
EN 61082-1:1993
EN 61286:1995
EN 61346-1:1996
ISO 81714-1:1999
EN 81714-3:2001

(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.