Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 17th Jan 2013 00:46 UTC, submitted by the_randymon
Graphics, User Interfaces "A statistical analysis shows that icons with less detail score better in terms of usability. It seems to be an easy truth: too much detail in icons confuses the users. So we wondered whether we could find any evidence for this truth in the data of our large scale test of the LibreOffice Icons."
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I honestly dont get
by reduz on Thu 17th Jan 2013 03:32 UTC
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All this modern trend of not using icons anymore in applications. While it is true that some apps over-abused them to the point of annoyance, i think in menus and other areas they are easy to remember than having to read text. Nowadyas I find apps more confusing due to the lack of them.

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