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Drafting IEC publications




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


Microsoft Word (enclosed in a drawing canvas)


Adobe Photoshop with special layer for texts, arrows etc.


Adobe Illustrator


Main extensions allowed
without additional elements
Applications / comments