< Projects | Usability | HIGRevision as of 20:55, 20 February 2016 by Htietze (talk | contribs) (→Guidelines)(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff) Patterns Patterns are a combination of user interface controls arranged and used in a specific way to satisfy a specific behavior. Guidelines Command Patterns - Select command patterns appropriate for the application command structure. Navigation Patterns - Select navigation patterns appropriate for the application content. Content Patterns - A collection of consistent ways to view or manipulate with application content Images - Guidelines and patterns for displaying images Icons and text - Patterns for consistently showing icons with text Viewing vs Editing - Patterns and guidelines for laying out content that is primarily viewed. Search and Filter - Patterns for exposing search and filter functions Breadcrumbs - Support navigation by a breadcrumb trail, if appropriate Wizard - Patterns for guiding the user through a series of step to accomplish a task Tooltips - Patterns for consistent presentation of information in tooltips. Dual Lists - Apply the dual list pattern for several selections out of a large number of (multiple) items. Slider and Spinbox - Apply the slider and spin box pattern for numeric input with both large changes and precise control. Simple vs, Advanced Settings - Provide setting in both simple as well as advanced configurations for Plasma control modules (KCM) as well as any other KDE software ← User Assistance ↑ Back to Behaviour ↑ Next Section: Presentation → Retrieved from "https://techbase.kde.org/index.php?title=Projects/Usability/HIG/Patterns&oldid=86449" Content is available under Creative Commons License SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted.