jmak jozmak at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 17:20:10 UTC 2007

On 7/3/07, Ghostvirus <theghostvirus at gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't see why the icon needs to be used. If the point is to mimic Ubuntu's
> menu system, their "places" and "system" menus don't feature icons. The
> Ubuntu logo is only next to the "applications" menu.

>From the usability point of view icons are more efficient sing-posts
than labels. Once you have familiarized yourself with the icon it
takes only a fraction of a time to act upon it as opposed to the text
message that you have to read each time. In this case, it doesnt make
much of a difference but using icons are always good idea because they
reinforce the message.


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