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dbigham
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Standard icons in BB10

Some of the sample apps and various BB10 screenshots seem to make use of standad all-white icons for things like:

 

- Share

- Edit

- Delete

- Add

- etc.

 

These icons are used it tabs, action items, menus, etc.

 

Is there a place where these are documented and made available, and are we allowed/expected to use these same icons in our apps?

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blackqtcoder
Posts: 145
Registered: ‎05-18-2012
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Re: Standard icons in BB10

I would like know it too. Using the same icon collection that "legacy" apps is important for our apps integration in BB10.
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connyhald
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Re: Standard icons in BB10

There is currently no way to access a set of default icons. For (a bit) more information you might want to look at this thread: http://supportforums.blackberry.com/t5/Cascades-Development/Couple-of-questions-coming-from-pure-QML...

 

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dbigham
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Re: Standard icons in BB10

Here are a few icons I've made:

 

http://bb10dev.net/document.pl?mode=Display&DocumentID=932

 

Of most interest to people is probably the delete icon which I modeled after a screenshot of the BB10 pictures app.

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dridk
Posts: 91
Registered: ‎09-25-2012
My Device: bb10 alpha
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Re: Standard icons in BB10

Seriously, bb10 doesn't provide a way to get standard icons ? I can't believe it , RIM is not so dummy !

I m gonna try to find them and share with you

 

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Ebscer
Posts: 851
Registered: ‎08-31-2009
My Device: 9530, 9630, 9800, 8530, 9900, 9810, 9930, PlayBook, Dev Alpha
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Re: Standard icons in BB10

For deletions there is actually a subclass of ActionItem called DeleteActionItem that automatically adds the icon for you and adds the item to the bottom of the list of actions. For an example look at QuotePage.qml in the quotes sample app.


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ekke
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Re: Standard icons in BB10

there's a feature request submitted by me some time ago

 

https://www.blackberry.com/jira/browse/BBTEN-178

 

please vote for it

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dridk
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Re: Standard icons in BB10

I found this link, which provide icon set for free ( for non-commercial use)

 

http://supportforums.blackberry.com/t5/Cascades-Development/Subway-Icons-Set-for-BlackBerry-10/td-p/...

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ekke
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Re: Standard icons in BB10


dridk wrote:

I found this link, which provide icon set for free ( for non-commercial use)

 

http://supportforums.blackberry.com/t5/Cascades-Development/Subway-Icons-Set-for-BlackBerry-10/td-p/...


I cannot use this because I'm working on Open Source Projects under Apache License,

so all my stuff can be used in commercial and non-comemrcial apps

 

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My workaround yet:

 

Using Android 4 ActionBar IconSet, xhdpi, adding some transparent pixels around to get Cascades 81x81 Pixelsize for ActionBar / ContextMenu / Tabs

 

you can watch this video to see how it looks like: http://vimeo.com/ekkescorner/ods-preview2

sources available at: https://github.com/blackberry/opendataspace-cascades

 

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Ebscer
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Re: Standard icons in BB10

There is a really nice free icon set available from Syncfusion at https://www.syncfusion.com/downloads/metrostudio Technically these are designed for Windows 8, but the icons have a similar feel to those in BlackBerry10. It also has some built in tools for whatever resizing may be required...


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