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DKE German Commission for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies of DIN and VDE

Standards [Withdrawn]

DIN EN 82079-1 ; VDE 0039-1:2013-06
Preparation of instructions for use - Structuring, content and presentation - Part 1: General principles and detailed requirements (IEC 82079-1:2012); German version EN 82079-1:2012

Title (German)

Erstellen von Gebrauchsanleitungen - Gliederung, Inhalt und Darstellung - Teil 1: Allgemeine Grundsätze und ausführliche Anforderungen (IEC 82079-1:2012); Deutsche Fassung EN 82079-1:2012


This International Standard comprises general principles and detailed requirements for the design and formulation of all types of instructions for use that will be necessary or helpful for users of products of all kinds, ranging from a tin of paint to large or highly complex products, such as large industrial machinery, turnkey based plants or buildings. This standard is directed at all parties involved in the preparation of instructions for use, for example: - manufacturers, producers, technical writers, technical illustrators, software designers, translators or other people engaged in the work of conceiving and drafting such instructions for use; - authorised representatives of the manufacturers or producers in the country in which the product is used. This standard does not specify a fixed amount of documentation that has to be delivered with a product as this standard shall apply for all kinds of products and shall be both interdisciplinary and technically comprehensive. The amount of documentation required will depend on the complexity of the product in question. This part of the International Standard provides a guideline as to how such instructions shall be prepared. The responsible committee is DKE/K 113 "Produktdatenmodelle, Informationsstrukturen, Dokumentation und graphische Symbole" ("Product data models, information structures, documentation and graphical symbols") of the DKE (German Commission for Electrical, Electronic and Information Technologies) at DIN and VDE.

Document: references other documents

Document: referenced in other documents

Responsible national committee

DKE/K 113 - Informationsstrukturen und Informationselemente, Grundsätze der Identifikation und Kennzeichnung, Dokumentation und graphische Symbole  

Edition 2013-06
Original language German
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