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ISO's technical committee TC 145 is responsible for graphical symbols: Standardization in the field of graphical symbols as well as of colours and shapes, whenever these elements form part of the message that a symbol is intended to convey, e.g. a safety sign. You can find a list of related ISO standards and those under their direct responsibility. ...


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Hopefully this can act as a evolving guide for current web design practices, but the nature of the web is constantly changing and as such, this information will gradually be less applicable. There are some major sources below that are worth reading and are useful as tools to convince anyone how important it is to plan for the mobile revolution that will ...


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At the risk of being frowned upon for not answering your question, I would say this: don't worry about file size. Instead, worry about load time. They're certainly directly correlated, but the difference is that load time is universally applicable. A 2MB file might load instantly on a powerful hosting site such as imgur but not on an inexpensive shared ...


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A little more detail would help. There are two possible answers to your question. You're developing a sharing service and you want your icon to work well next to other service icons. In this case you'll want to provide standard square icon sizes: 16px, 24, 32, 48, 72, 96 ... I think that's about as big as a share button will ever get. A social service ...


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QR Codes are pretty robust. According to this article, "QR readers begin to have difficulty reading codes below a ratio of 4:1". Plugging the color values of your provided QR Code into the tool linked in that article, you have a contrast ratio of 2.74:1. However, the two applications I have on my phone were both able to read your code, so this isn't an ...


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I don't think there is an ISO rule for icons, but there definitely are some 'standards' for Desktop applications. Size-wise, Windows .ico icons range from 16x16 to 48x48 (pre-Vista), up to 256x256 (post-Vista). Mac OS X .icns icons go from 16x16 up to 512x512. Favicons for web have to be 16x16. There are some naming agreements as well, they have to be ...


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i think it depends on apps...so therefore, try finding out about the most used free apps that people use and test it out manually with normal phones. Not with 8 MP camera.


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There exist no standard for this. Only common sizes as DA01 mention in his comment. The reason you find sizes such as 16, 32, 64 etc. comes from the old days when most programmers also did the icon designs. The size 2^n fits nice and tight with how a computer operates memory wise (memory alignment) and programmers choose these sizes for that reason, as back ...



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