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== Purpose ==
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Icon design should be consistent through the interface and match the visual design goals.
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== Guidelines ==
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=== Monochrome Icons ===
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* Used for application toolbar actions, menus, and status and notifications. Also used for small (16x16) devices and places icons (folders, usb drives, etc.)
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* Rely on a distinct shapes instead of fine details to distinguish between them.
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* Color can be used for distinction (change of state, destructive actions, etc.).
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=== Application icons ===
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* Unique and easily recognizable
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* Respect trademarks by avoiding significant alterations to other application icons
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=== Other icons ===
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* Icons of a similar type use a consistent visual language (mimetypes, folders, devices, etc.)
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=== General ===
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* Avoid using text in icon designs; it may not scale well to smaller sizes
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