← User:Andrew/HIG You do not have permission to edit this page, for the following reason: The action you have requested is limited to users in one of the groups: Users, Administrators, trusted, KDEDevelopers. You can view and copy the source of this page. __NOTOC__ = KDE User Interface Guidelines = The KDE Human interface guidelines (HIG) offer application designers and developers a set of recommendations. Their aim is to improve the experience for users by making application interfaces more consistent and hence more intuitive and learnable. == Getting Started == * [https://techbase.kde.org/Projects/Usability/HIG/Presentation/DesignVisionPrinciples Design Vision and Principles] - The overall vision and principles that guide the design and development of user interfaces for KDE software. * [[User:Andrew/HIG/ConceptualModel|Concept]] - Creating a project vision, determining the users, and the scenarios of use. * [[User:Andrew/HIG/OrganizationalModel|Organization]] - Guidelines on how an application’s content and functionality are ordered and categorized. == Behaviour == This section contains guidelines for application behaviour. * [[User:Andrew/HIG/ViewAndNavigation|Viewing and Navigation]] - Guidelines on controls and patterns to use for viewing, navigating and performing actions on application content. * [[User:Andrew/HIG/EditingAndManipulation|Editing and Manipulation]] - Guidelines on controls and patterns to use for selection and input. * [[User:Andrew/HIG/UserAssistance|User Assistance]] - Guidelines on tooltips, notifications, messages and help. == Presentation == Presentation deals with visual design of the user interface. * [https://techbase.kde.org/Projects/Usability/HIG/Layout Layout] - Guidelines regarding the placement and ordering of onscreen elements. Includes guidance on layout patterns, alignment, size and spacing. * [[User:Andrew/HIG/Style|Style]] - Guidelines on the use of colour, the design of icons and the typography to communicate emotion, tone and a consistent visual vocabulary. * [[User:Andrew/HIG/Text|Text]] - Guidelines for the written, language-based elements of the interface. Includes guidelines on wording, capitalization and localization. == Tools and Resources == The following tools and resources are offered to help with following these guidelines. * [https://techbase.kde.org/Projects/Usability/HIG/MockupToolkit Mockup Toolkit] - Includes UI controls stencils, color swatches and fonts to help create the visual design your application. * [http://forum.kde.org/viewforum.php?f=285 Visual Design Group forum] - Ask for help and share your design ideas. Return to User:Andrew/HIG. Retrieved from "https://userbase.kde.org/User:Andrew/HIG"