Abstract Preview

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.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2000-04
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 9
  • :
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 35
    User interfaces
  • 35.240.20
    IT applications in office work

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Revisions / Corrigenda

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    ISO/IEC 11581-1:2000

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