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ISO/IEC 11581-1

Information Technology - User System Interfaces and Symbols - Icon Symbols and Functions - Part 1: Icons - General

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Organization: ISO
Publication Date: 1 April 2000
Status: active
Page Count: 14
ICS Code (IT applications in office work): 35.240.20
scope:

ISO/IEC 11581 applies to software products providing office applications such as document production, desktop publishing, finance, and planning that present their functions via a graphical user interface.

ISO/IEC 11581 applies to software products for people who are familiar with office work but who are at present not necessarily familiar with computer-based applications.

ISO/IEC 11581 is meant to be used by persons involved in the design, implementation, and evaluation of icons for graphical user interfaces to computer-based office applications, and by procurers of systems that employ such interfaces.

Other parts of ISO/IEC 11581 contain:

- graphics of commonly used icons, and

- descriptions of the functionality of the icons.

This part of ISO/IEC 11581-1 provides a framework for the development and design of icons and their application on screens capable of displaying graphics as well as text. It contains:

- general requirements and recommendations for icons;

- global variations to the graphical representations of icons.

Document History

ISO/IEC 11581-1
April 1, 2000
Information Technology - User System Interfaces and Symbols - Icon Symbols and Functions - Part 1: Icons - General
ISO/IEC 11581 applies to software products providing office applications such as document production, desktop publishing, finance, and planning that present their functions via a graphical user...

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