Re: Attention-getters: Warning, caution, danger...

Subject: Re: Attention-getters: Warning, caution, danger...
From: eric -dot- dunn -at- ca -dot- transport -dot- bombardier -dot- com
To: "Surag R" <suragtechwriter -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2006 13:59:00 -0400

Careful about the graphics. AFAIK, lightning bolts should be used only for
electrical dangers.

I believe the ISO standards for the graphics are variations on the
Note - Blue circle
Caution - Yellow triangle
Warning - Orange triangle
Danger - Red triangle

What to do for black and white is another issue.

But don't trust me, find a copy of the applicable standards. If not
following specific standards, just define the usage at the beginning of
the manuals and remain consistent.

The link that has been provided on-list before
( has a wealth of different specific and
generic graphics.

Eric L. Dunn
Senior Technical Writer

"Surag R" <suragtechwriter -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote on 08/28/2006 01:02:27 PM:
> + a checkmark in a rounded box - icon for Note
> + an exclamation mark in a rounded box - icon for Caution
> + a thunder bolt in a rounded box - icon for Warning
> + a thunder bolt in a triangle - icon for danger.
> Cheers,
> Surag


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