Add, modify & delete references in the normative references & bibliography clauses

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Reference to ISO/IEC/CENELEC standard

Reference to other standard

Other reference (books, journals, websites)

Modify references

Delete references

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Reference to ISO/IEC/CENELEC standard

The clauses 2 Normative references and Bibliography are added to every document automatically and are not editable.

They list of normative and bibliographic references are automatically added when a reference is added in the document.

To reference an external document (ISO/IEC/CEN/CENELEC standard, other standard or book/journal reference) in the document: 

Place the cursor in the appropriate place. Go to the  REFERENCE tab, click on Link to reference and select either Normative reference or a Bibliographic reference.

  • Search and select an ISO/IEC/CEN/CENELEC standard by filtering and searching from the standards catalogue
    OR
  • Search and select from an Existing reference (that has been referenced elsewhere in the document

Please note

  • ISO, IEC, CEN and CENELEC standards can be added by searching and filtering in the standard catalogue. 
  • Standards from other sources or book/journal references have to be typed in manually.
  • You only have to add a reference once, you can then reuse it in other places of your document by choosing Select existing.
  • The clause: Normative references cannot be deleted.
  • For normative references, the standard reference text will be inserted in the text. 
  • For Bibliographic references the [number] of the reference will be added automatically. 
  • In addition, since version 3.1.0 of OSD platform, bibliographic references of ISO, IEC, CEN, and CENELEC and Oher standards will also include the label of the reference. Bibliographic references of type "Other" will only include the reference number

Reference to other standard

To add a reference to another standard, select the reference type Other standard. The reference will be added automatically to the Normative reference clause or Bibliography.

Other reference (books, journals, websites)

For books, journals or websites, simply provide the title of the reference. The title will be automatically added to the Normative reference clause or the Bibliography.

Modify references

To modify a normative reference: go to the Normative references clause. To modify a bibliographic reference, go to the Bibliography clause:

  • Click on the Delete icon next to the reference
  • Click on the Continue button in the pop-up message that appears
  • Select the clause or sub-clause where it is referred and click on the Replace button
  • Now choose a new reference to replace the existing one, click on the Select button, and then click on the Replace button
  • Click on the Close button.

Delete references

To delete a normative reference: go to the  Normative references clause. To delete a bibliographic reference, go to the Bibliography clause:

  • Click on the Delete icon next to the reference
  • Click on the Continue button in the pop-up message that appears
  • Select the clause or sub-clause where it is referred (one-by-one) and click on the Delete button
  • Now click on the Delete reference button

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