International Standards and Conformity Assessment for all electrical, electronic and related technologies
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Drafting IEC publications

 

 

Photographs

Definition: Image recorded by a camera

 

 

Ensure that the resolution of the photograph is at least 300 dpi (118,11 pixels per cm).

 

Ensure that any additional elements (text, arrows, etc.) are editable. In this way, they can be aligned with IEC drafting rules, translated, or updated in a future revision of the document. See Text in figures and MS Word for further details.

 

 

Main extensions allowed
with additional elements
Applications / comments

.doc(x)

Microsoft Word (enclosed in a drawing canvas)

.psd

Adobe Photoshop with special layer for texts, arrows etc.

.ai

Adobe Illustrator

 

Main extensions allowed
without additional elements
Applications / comments

.jpeg

.png