Ryan Walker wrote:
> Marty Vance wrote:
>> I've made a complete new set of icons which are used in the core
>> modules (as opposed to icons representing the core modules). More
>> info at
> The only ones I don't like are add.png and remove.png. Maybe it's the
> blue color. Not sure. They look like medical/religious symbols.
> I'm also a little unsure about activate.png and deactivate.png, but I
> think in context those will make enough sense.
Wow, I didn't expect add and remove to be so ill received. Perhaps I
should revisit them. What if I strenghtened the positive action =
green, negative action = red theme by changing their colors accordingly
to Red -, green +.
I was expecting upgrade, test, mail-total and mail-unread to have
Deactivate (red octagon, "stop sign") is admittedly a stronger metaphor
than activate (green checkmark). It was tough to find a definitive
visual opposite for the stop sign. I could get rid of the checkmark and
combine activate with initialize as the green button, and make it
brighter so it more resembles a green light.
> Otherwise, there are many in the "new" column that strike me as
> improvements over the "old," both with respect to aesthetics and how
> clear the metaphor is.
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