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 »

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 »

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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Post by cube48 »

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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I like the wrench.
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Post by 22tape »

i like the menu item icon myself.
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the sliders would be pretty cool :/
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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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Post by Darkhog »

How about small "Menu" text?
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