Norm ISO 5807 :
General treatment( $ 9.2.1 )
Any part of treatment: execution of an action, of a sequence (group of actions) to modify the value or the shape or the position of information.
Predetermined treatment( $ 220.127.116.11 )
Manual action( $ 18.104.22.168 )
Treatment executed by a human operator: action on a button, for example.
Preparation( $ 22.214.171.124 )
Action to prepare an ulterior activity, for example the pins configuration (input/ouput), the modification of an index register or the routine initialization.
Decision( $ 126.96.36.199 )
Function type selection or decision wich includes only one input and two possible outputs. It can be activated (YES output) after the assessment of a conditional expression defined in the symbol.
Loop limits and( $ 188.8.131.52 )
Symbol in two parts representing the beginning and the end of an iteration (loop).
The two parts of the symbol have a common identifier.
Conditions of initialization, incrementation and completion, etc., are in the beginning symbol.
Beginning / End of process( $ 9.4.2 )
Output toward the outside, input from the outside, for example the beginning or the end of a program, a subroutine or an external use : the origin or the destination of data.
Annotation( $ 9.4.3 )
Addition, for clarification, of descriptive commentaries or explanatory notes.
Lines of text are joined to the symbol concerned by an interrupted feature.