This International Standard provides general rules and guidelines for the preparation of documents
used in electrotechnology, and specific rules and guidelines for certain kinds of documents.
Examples are intended to illustrate a given rule and are not necessarily representative of complete
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of this International Standard. At the time of publication, the editions indicated were valid. All standards are subject to revision, and parties to agreements based on this International Standard an encouraged to investigate the possibility of applying the most recent editions of the standards indicated below. Members of IEC and ISO maintain registers of currently valid International Standards.