What you need to know
- Apple has released information for designing and implementing icons for documents on macOS Big Sur.
In a new post on its Developer website (opens in new tab), Apple has laid out instructions on how developers can create effective icons for their macOS documents. The company says that designing and implementing good document icons will help users identify your app's files across the Mac experience.
Developers can also, in certain scenarios, set their document to show off a preview of the content contained in the file.
Apple says that macOS Big Sur lets developers control how their document icons display across the entire user experience.
Developers can check out all of the information related to macOS Bir Sur document icons on the Apple Developer website (opens in new tab).
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Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.
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