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What’s New

Updates to the Human Interface Guidelines

The Human Interface Guidelines now include:

  • More elevated guidance for cross-platform technologies
  • Numerous bug fixes and editorial changes

iOS

tvOS

Technologies

iOS and macOS Resources Updated

iOS

  • Support for Dark Mode
  • Tinted controls support appearance overrides. Choose from system-provided tint colors or use your own.
  • Toolbars, tab bars, and navigation bar buttons integrate with the new SF Symbols feature. Copying and pasting glyphs from the SF Symbols app into the Sketch Symbol overrides the inspector.
  • Non-default Dynamic Type text styles removed for a simpler text style menu.
  • New text styles:
    • Left, Center, and Right alignments for all text styles
    • Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, and Quaternary text style variants of all text styles
    • Dark text variants of all text styles
    • Bold, Italic, and Bold Italic text style variants for Large Title, Title1, Title2, Title3, and Headline
    • Italic text style variant for Headline
  • Appearance styles added for new and updated iOS system colors:
    • Fill colors
    • Separator colors
    • Label colors
    • Background colors
    • Grouped background colors
    • Tint colors
  • Control appearances updated, including:
    • Segmented control
    • Stepper
    • Slider
  • Background texture updated for:
    • Navigation bar
    • Toolbar
    • Tab Bar
  • New card-style modal sheet options for Navigation Bars
  • ApplePay buttons added
  • Sign In with Apple buttons added
  • Appearance of Info and Add buttons updated
  • Home Screen Quick Action appearance updated
  • Activity View Controller (Share Sheet) updated
  • iPad Form and Page Sheets updated
  • Table View symbols reorganized

Bug Fixes:

  • Name of section index symbol (Sketch) now consistent
  • Resizing behavior of search fields that resulted in glyphs scaling corrected
  • Grouped table header and footer colors corrected (was 142,142,147, now 109,109,113)

macOS

  • Inner shadow removed from sheets (Sketch, Photoshop, XD)

Bug Fixes:

  • Pop-up button label now wraps correctly when control width is shortened (Sketch)