GNOME Human Interface Guidelines (GNOME 2). Available Versions: · .3 · · · · · · Same documents, formatted as a. GNOME Human Interface Guidelines. Goals; Resources and Planning; Draft Content; Redundant Content. The primary role of the HIG is to. GNOME Human Interface Guidelines · Controls. A frame is a box with a title that you can draw around controls to organise them into functional groups.

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Go to page content Go to main menu Go to the search field. For example, while using the selection tool in a drawing application, “Hold Shift to extend hukan selection” progress of a interfqce operation. General Design Graphical Design Usability.

If you are new to the HIG, it is recommended that you start with the page on design principles and then browse the patterns, before going on to other material. Characteristics of Responsive Applications 7. Types of Menu 4.

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This white space will make it easier for the user to find the information they need. Together, guidekines are the building blocks for application design. The major components discussed will be labels, icons, radio buttons and check boxes, text fields, command buttons, and drop-down menus.


Send feedback about this page. Controlling Display and Appearance 5.

Mapping Document Types to Applications 2. This is called “layout” in interface design. This website is available in many languages Switch Language. Designing Effective Icons 9. Icons and artwork Guidelines on selecting and creating icons. Pointer and touch input Mouse, touchpad and touchscreen interaction.

Ensure that double-clicking in the status area does not provide any functionality that is not also available guideilnes the main application menu bar, or by some other accessible means. Progress Bars Frames and Separators. Instead, they document recommended practices for creating desktop applications.

GNOME Human Interface Guidelines

Keep the User Informed 1. A separator is a single horizontal or vertical line that you can use to divide windows into functional groups. Application basics Basic application behavior and characteristics.

Appearance and Content 5. A clean layout is crucial to creating a smooth visual flow of information for the user. Designing a Menu 4. About Users Administrators Developers. When there is no interesting status to report, leave a status bar panel blank rather than displaying something uninformative like “Ready”. Typography Advice on font guielines, weights and styles, as well as special characters. Unfortunately, they add visual noise that can both make a window appear more complex than it really is, and reduce the ability to quickly scan window elements.


Drop-down Combination Boxes 6.

GNOME Human Interface Guidelines

Provide a drag handle in the bottom right corner of the status bar of resizeable windows. They have three main sections: Inlaid appearance for areas that respond to a double click Flat appearance for areas that are not interactive.

Pointer and touch input. Keep It Simple and Pretty 1.