Drafting IEC publications
Rules from the ISO/IEC Directives, Part 2
The ISO/IEC Directives, Part 2, provide the framework for the drafting of documents that are going to be published as International Standards, Technical Reports or Technical Specifications.
A new version of the ISO/IEC Directives Part 2 has been published and will be effective from October 2011. The essential differences between the 2004 edition and the 2011 edition are explained in the Foreword.
- The Directives' rules for the main elements of an IEC publication are explained under Writing & editing
- The rules for illustrations can be found under Graphics & figures
- Download the ISO/IEC Directives, Part 2