OSGeo Graphics

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About

Our goal is to coordinate efforts in development of common, free and reusable graphical elements for many OSGeo projects. Icons for desktop/web applications and map symbols are of special interest.

MAILING LIST: You are welcome to join our discussion list at OSGeo graphics.

TRAC: View tickets or open new ticket against the Graphics component.

SVN: SVN graphics repository

Browse: graphics repository

Preview: 16x16 24x24 32x32

We are working within OSGeo Labs.

Naming conventions

General information how to name image files. To be presented in tabular form for every icon with detailed description.

Application icons

Name Icon Description
Basic objects
point
line
polygon
vertex
node
ring
island
layer Layer.png
layer-vector Layer-vector.png
layer-raster Layer-raster.png
map Map-icon.png
mapset Mapset.png
Basic actions
create
delete -create
add
remove -add
accept
reject -accept
edit
open
save
import
export
Display actions
zoom-in
zoom-out
zoom-layer
zoom-extent
zoom-last
zoom-next
zoom-refresh
zoom-selection
OGC Web Services
WMS object + map
WFS object + vector
WCS object + raster
WPS object + process
Raster actions
georectify
raster-clip Raster-clip.png


Map symbols

Common repository

List of existing solutions

  • GPS Drive
    • accommodation
    • education
    • food
    • ... (total 28 cats)
  • OpenStreetMap
    • physical (Highway, Barrier, Cycleway, Tracktype, Waterway, Railway, Aeroway, Aerialway, Power, Man Made, Leisure, Amenity, Shop, Tourism, Historic, Landuse, Military, Natural, Geological)
    • non physical (Route, Boundary, Sport, Abutters, Accessories, Properties, Restrictions
  • google map icons
    • Administration, Office & Industry
    • Culture & Entertainment
    • Education & Kids
    • ... (12 cats)
  • QGIS
    • biology
    • emergency
    • entertainment
    • ... (12 cats)

Preliminary structure

Feel free to modify this list/structure and put comments.

Two level structure covering whole range of graphics. Small size pictures (toolbar) and scalable symbols (other).

  • cartography
    • north-arrows
    • waypoints
  • man-made
    • accomodation
    • education
    • emergency
    • food
    • infrastructure
    • leisure
    • religion
    • shopping
    • sightseeing
    • sport
    • transport
  • nature (trees, etc.)
  • people
  • science
    • geology
    • meteorology
  • toolbar-icons (svg format)
    • 16x16 (rendered png)
    • 24x24 (rendered png)


Resources and people

Interested people

Application icons

Map symbols

Cartography

Varia

Related projects