What is the best MENU button icon for SunVox?

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NightRadio
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What is the best MENU button icon for SunVox?

Post by NightRadio » Sun Jan 26, 2014 11:12 am

Ok, here is the question that I care about. What is the best symbol for the MENU button in SunVox?
MENU may contain the following items: file operations (new, load, save), edit operations (cut, copy, paste), some settings, etc.
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Re: What is the best MENU button icon for SunVox?

Post by Koekepan » Sun Jan 26, 2014 10:34 pm

The wrench looks to me like a good icon for options, or preferences, or something like that.
The menu items have the advantage of matching similar designs in various interfaces (some android implementations spring to mind).
The sliders are a bad idea, I think, because they suggest specific things in the music context which aren't really true.

All that said, the wrench isn't bad. And it does have the advantage of being the established icon, so we know what to look for.

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Re: What is the best MENU button icon for SunVox?

Post by cube48 » Wed Jan 29, 2014 2:48 am

Definitely #2. As Koepkepan mentioned, it's generally accepted and perceived as standard menu icon already. Not restricted to Android only. I partially do UX/UI design for a living and would take #2 with no hesitation.

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Re: What is the best MENU button icon for SunVox?

Post by El Nino » Wed Jan 29, 2014 11:45 pm

I like the wrench.

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Re: What is the best MENU button icon for SunVox?

Post by 22tape » Thu Jan 30, 2014 4:47 am

i like the menu item icon myself.

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Re: What is the best MENU button icon for SunVox?

Post by TylerLathigee » Fri Mar 07, 2014 1:35 am

the sliders would be pretty cool :/

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Re: What is the best MENU button icon for SunVox?

Post by squidmissile » Sun Mar 09, 2014 1:55 am

I voted for the wrench because I think goes with the edit/lock icon better than the menu icon. But the menu icon would do a better job of telling someone where the user where they can the save and load functions (and preferences and whatnot) at. Option 3 just doesn't work, period.

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Re: What is the best MENU button icon for SunVox?

Post by Darkhog » Thu Mar 13, 2014 2:00 am

How about small "Menu" text?

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