Questions tagged [icon]

Questions about icons; small graphic images or symbols that conveys meaning through visual representation.

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What is a suitable icon for nonspecific spirituality?

Christianity can be represented with the crucifix icon, Judaism with a Start of David, Bhuddism with a Dharma wheel, etc, etc. What icon would be suitable to represent spirituality in general, not ...
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Copy-to-clipboard icon for code blocks

My problem I am building a tutorial site with code blocks that the user should copy and paste into their console. I would like to add a copy button to the code snippets that would intuitively make ...
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Export in multi sizes with illustrator create several icons

I designed a set of icons for a website in Illustrator CC. What would be the difference between using Illustrator CC's tool to export my icons in different sizes (@1x; @2x, @4x) vs. drawing the ...
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What software is used to create these sort of icons?

I've seen these icons in several sites which have a sample of some business diagrams. It seems that they're all using the same software to create those diagrams, I wonder what the software is?
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How to combine vector paths in Sketch? [duplicate]

I am trying to combine/flatten a series on paths in Sketch. When I use Layer > Combine I get very unexpected results. I am assuming there is a fairly simple solution that I am missing here, can ...
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Inkscape : Exporting SVG to different icon sizes

What if we start working an icon with 32x32 template and need more icon sizes from the base art. Like, I made a camera icon using 32x32 template and is in need of 48x48, 64x64 etc variants in SVG ...
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Convert custom icon font to copy and paste-able entities

Font Awesome has a cheatsheet where they've converted their icons into html entities that you can copy and paste right into Sketch (and other editing programs), that changes the type element to the ...
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Illustrator: how to make a transparent favicon of non-square logo

I have a logo that isn't square. I want to make it a favicon that has a transparent background, but doing so requires making it a 16px X 16px, which changes the logo, squishing it. Is there a way to ...
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How to export tiny icons in Illustrator to PNG? [duplicate]

I know this question has been asked many times but I still can't find a solution. I'm redesigning icons that are going to be used on a web application. The former icons were placed on a PNG sprites ...
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Compound Path - Making shapes white

I am a newbie with Illustrator and could really use some help. I am trying to convert some icons to SVG and part of this process is making a compound path. Quite often this works just fine but ...
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How to import SVG icons to Sketch so that they don't open each in different sketch files but all in one

Recently I got a problem, when I am importing Svg icons from one folder, they are automatically opened in separate sketch files, so I have 100 opened sketch files in total. Can someone help with it? ...
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Search icon direction

why are search icons facing northwest instead of northeast? A northwest facing search icon like facebook's feels awkward. And so is google chrome's search icon.. so.. why?
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Saving assets for Web?

Is it best practise to make an icon for example in Ai and then export to png resolution 72 for use on the web?
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windows 10 icons set

Didn't expected to get stuck with it, however it is seems to be a problem. Is there any publicly available standard icons set for windows 10 applications design? (Something like here for material ...
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Actual size, fit screen, fill screen icon ideas

Not finding Windows Photo Viewer sufficient enough, I'm coding my own image viewer. I'll be adding buttons which will perform the following functions: actual size (no zoom) fit screen (fit the ...
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How to export SVG in illustrator, and make object doesn't messy? [duplicate]

I've been struggling to create an icon in illustrator and convert it to SVG but the result is my SVG file becomes a messy object after I export it into SVG. Can someone explain me why? I'm already ...
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What is a suitable visual indicator for an anchor in UI?

Anchors are links on websites that when clicked will take the user to another part of a screen. We know that buttons and link indicators take users to other pages or makes certain actions happen. But ...
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What would be suitable “Done”, “Now”, Next" icons?

For a report I am designing, I want to include "Done", "Now", "Next" icons to show tasks completed, tasks being worked on and tasks next on list. Is there any convention for this, or does anyone have ...
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How to make sheep icon

I am working on designing animal icons and was curious the best way to create a sheep icon. I am looking for the most efficient way to make the circles on the fur.
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How to create a material design style depth score in Photoshop?

According to Material Design guidelines for Icons Score Scored material elements have the illusion of depth without losing their geometric form. Scores should be centered on symmetrical ...
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How to resize icons from the noun project without losing quality

Just joined the noun project and they have some great icons! The only problem is that anytime I try to resize the icons to make them smaller (eg 64x64) they seem to get a bit fuzzy. Doesn't matter if ...
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Vector Icons for iOS App

I am using Sketch to design icons for a new version of VidaLingua dictionaries. I start with vector icons which scale perfectly to 25 pixel height (left). But when I save them to png, they are ...
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Avoiding optical illusions in (icon) design

I am fairly new to the wonderful world of icon design and I have a recurring issue that I find difficult to deal with. for me, consistency in line thickness, shape sizes and colors is very important ...
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How to smoothen such jagged edges on curves?

I am newbie photoshop designer (not really a designer). I have this design done by me , you can clearly see those non-smooth curves, I want to know how I can smooth them out to look good in photoshop.
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Font viewer for Windows (a Character Map alternative) with CSS

I have a strong need in a Windows utility like Character Map with a feature of showing CSS classnames for the characters. That's because I use icon libraries e.g. Ionicons or Font Awesome in my ...
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Which icon to use for “do not crawl this page”

In a new prototype, I need an icon to show "Do not Crawl this page" The purpose of the icon is : The users are able to choose which pages the search engines should not crawl. I created an icon ...
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creating a 4 icon hierarchy in a dropdown

I am designing a spacial automation player that can run trough: a single instruction a single step (a group of instructions) a section (a group of steps) script (running all elements) I am trying to ...
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Illustrator - Minus Front command gives no results error

I am creating an icon and to apply shadow I am using the method to create similar overlapping layer, shifting one layer a little bit, selecting both of them and using the Minus Front error. For the ...
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How to fill a shape with icons automatically?

I know how to add the icons one by one manually, but is there a way to do it faster/automatically? Is there a generator for this somewhere? For example (pulled from here):
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Which Adobe tools are most appropriate to make App Store icons, and images?

I am a programmer and need to put something on the App Store in test mode (TestFlight, HockeyApp, etc). I need to create a variety of images, logos, and other material for the submission... but I ...
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How to create custom web background using repeating icon pattern?

Lately I've been seeing a lot of backgrounds of webpages having a pattern like this: Seems like a trend to have such a background for a webpage. Does anyone know what is this called? If possible, ...
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How do I recreate this arrow in Sketch?

I am trying to create some of my website's assets in Sketch so I can use them in a new style guide. I am new to drawing these kind of shapes and I can not figure out how to get this arrow symmetrical ...
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In interface design, which icon is best suited to represent “icon”?

I'm building an interface for users to create a web page. The user clicks a button to choose an icon from an array of icons to be used on their page. I have always been stumped as to which icon is ...
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Merging Shapes to Create Gradient Icons in Sketch

I've just started using Sketch and am aware that there are two ways to combine shapes: Layer > Combine > Union Layer > Covert to Outlines I want to combine shapes to make one icon with one gradient ...
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128x128 png with crisp text

I am trying to create some buttons for a website I am building. There will be a number of buttons, they are circles that have one or two words written in them. Each button is 128x128 pixels. I am ...
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MacOS Icons: Combining three different designs into one ICNS file

I created three different versions of one Mac icon in Sketch ranging from least detailed (small version) for 16x16 to most detailed (large version) at 512x512. The plugin I use in Sketch exports an ...
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Complex Rounded Corners in Ai or Sketch

I'm really inspired by Tim Van Damme's and Abstract's Mac Icon. The rounded corners that make up the icon are interesting to me. I've seen Tim make rounded edges like these before and would like to ...
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Why won't a certain object combine into another in Inkscape?

I am making an icon pack using Inkscape that is focused around brand and social icons. I am planning on adding the FreeBSD logo to the pack, so I have been recreating the logo: However, when I try to ...
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What's this minimalist icon style called? [duplicate]

I've been seeing this "style" of minimalist icon more and more, with that "shadow" on the bottom right. Is there a specific name for this? Thanks.
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What is the standard way for conveying vegan and vegetarian as separate icons?

Working on a project, I need 2 icons for Vegan and Vegetarian to display at a glance nutritional information. The problem that I'm running into is that there doesn't seem to be a good way to have each ...
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How to create a letter icon from words

I would like to create an image, which will be a letter and will consist of words I choose. It will be similar to this: Is there any tool that makes this automatically? How can I do that? Thanks.
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SVG not rendering correctly after generation using Icomoon

I'm a little stumped as to why my nice icon gets a little chewed up by Icomoon. <svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" width="624" height="600" viewBox="-161.358 -67.667 624 600"> <path ...
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SVG - make overlapping lines in a <path> element visable

I am building a blog and would like to have a line of social media icons immediately underneath the title. I have achieved this somewhat using the FontAwesome. However I would like to include some ...
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How to recreate this icon in vector

I am trying to recreate this icon in a vector format. I thought I might find a similar icon on the web which I could simply modify, but have not found anything close enough. I tried to do a trace in ...
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Is there icon for “Set Default”

I've been using many icons to make buttons through my application distinct and easier to understand(by using common icon), but one button struck into my mind: "Set Default" button. I couldn't find ...
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Using inner and outer curves to create an icon

I've recently come into working with Adobe Illustrator to create icons and I was wonder how I could replicate this pre-made icon I found. I originally thought of using two rectangles and joining them ...
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Illustrator: blurry app icons when scaling down

I've created an icon in Illustrator and have been uploading it into makeappicon.com to try to get all of the correct icon sizes. Most of the icons are extremely blurry and I can't figure out why. Any ...
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Should all SVG assets be designed in 1x?

(first, sorry if that's a really beginner question but the world of SVG's seems pretty confusing). I have a couple of SVG icons that are designed at a baseline 48x48 or larger but need them to fit ...
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Exporting various icons at the same size from Illustrator

I've created some icons, but they export at various sizes. We'd like to have them all be the same size, for use in our app. How can I export these all as the same size? Right now, they're exporting as ...
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Where to find human teeth icon set with all sides?

I need human teeth icons in vector format like the attached image with teeth showing from all sides. On all marketplaces (flaticon.com, freepik.com, thenounproject.com, shutterstock.com and ...

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