A written statement or outline of a policy, practice or conduct. Guidelines may propose options to enable a user to satisfy provisions of a code, standard, regulation or recommendation.
A recommended practice issued by an agency, without the force of law.
Similar to Procedures, they may also contain instructions to carry out a policy statement but may not necessarily provide a linear progression of steps or actions to be taken.
A description of how to make decisions or take steps that may support the implementation of policy.
A guideline is a document which helps specify practical information on techniques to help you perform certain tasks.
a patent care strategy reflecting a moderate degree of clinical certainty
a set of requirements and best practices for the production of taxonomies that are used in financial reporting
a statement of advice or instruction pertaining to practice
convention that provides guidance on how to perform one or more related work units. Contrast with procedure.
a usability or accessibility principle. Accessibility guidelines refer to all the paragraphs specified in Section 508 (labeled as 508(a), 508(b), etc.) and a few W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. Usability guidelines are general usability factors like navigability, searchability, flexibility, etc.
a rule or principle that provides guidance to appropriate behavior
As used in national environment protection measures, 'guidelines' provide guidance on how: standards or goals may be achieved (eg nutrient management strategies); or specified environmental problems can be addressed (eg site contamination)
(n) A type of construction line used to guide the lettering on the drawing. The term can also refer to lines used for the placement of other elements in a drawing or sketch.
a light line that is used in lettering to help align the letters
a special kind of group for easier alignment of net elements
Non-printing lines used to align and position on-screen objects.