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Double click and Corel

Manuals often hide secrets that we don’t see or that we forget. We discover these secrets later when we take a second look at the online help, or someone shows them to us. Or maybe it’s funnier: we discover the secrets practically by accident.

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Sketch paper

We have the year 2021 and ingenious technology to quickly make a sketch. For example, pen and paper. Paper has existed in China for about 2000 years and spread from there all over the world, pen-like things much longer.

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Safety sign colors

The colors of the ISO 7010 safety signs are defined in ISO 3864-4. This means that in the informatively named Annex E, color names from different color systems are given as examples for the individual safety colors. The specifications are therefore not normative specifications in the proper sense, but are absolutely useful in practice.

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10 steps to CMS

Small editorial offices, with few or only one author, can also benefit from the undisputed advantages of an content management system. Since up to now everything was practically in one hand, even a system introduction must be subordinated to these circumstances.

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Safety signs according to ISO 7010

ISO 7010 defines rescue, prohibition, mandatory, warning and fire safety signs and was published in 2012. The safety signs are based on the design criteria of the ISO 3864 series of standards. ISO 7010 was created in response to the internationalization of markets in order to convey uniform safety information in a few words or completely at the level of symbols. The aim of ISO 7010 is prevention of potential hazards to persons and the principle of a safety sign = a safety statement.

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Person according to ISO 3864

Safety signs must be recognized reliably and quickly. One way to achieve this goal is a systematic application of standardized safety signs, for example according to ISO 7010 with the compilation of safety signs, as these should be better recognized by the frequency of their application.

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History of a symbol

The environmental engineer, Charles Baldwin, took on the task of standardization in 1966. So far so good, nothing unusual. Since safety symbols have been used, they naturally have to be developed.

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Projections according to ISO 5456-3

The projections according to ISO 5456-3 are simple images created by projecting the object to be illustrated from a point lying at infinity onto a projection plane, the drawing surface. All projections according to ISO 5456-3 are parallel perspectives.

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