OSGeo icon set

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Motivation

To help to create a consistent graphical user interface experience for free and Open Source Software for GIS (Slight modification from Tango's motivation)

Background

The Tango Desktop Project has been launched to do the same for the broader foss world. It has defined an icon style guide and uses the freedesktop.org icon naming specification. By using the same guidelines for the OSGeo icon set we can use the already vast set of standard icons available through the Tango project. The goal of the OSGeo Icon Set is to create the GIS-specific icons required by various software projects.

Available Material

Required Icons

A list of the GIS specific icons, preferably with their names according to the icon naming specification

Basic GIS object

Name Description Comment
map
mapset
layer
layer-raster
layer-vector
layer-db
layer-wfs
layer-wms
layer-gps
point
vertex
line
polygon
polygon-island
polygon-ring

Basic GIS action

Icon name Description comment
layer-create
layer-delete
layer-add
layer-edit
layer-open
layer-save
layer-import
layer-export
layer-redraw

View actions

Icon name Description comment
zoom-in
zoom-out
zoom-layer
zoom-extent
zoom-last
zoom-refresh
zoom-selection
view

Interested people