Menus contain actions that users can perform. Each action has a required label and icon. Menu labels are limited to two lines, so the text must be short. Menu icons are template images, which use the image’s alpha channel (not its color channels) to define the shape.

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Set line thickness to four pixels or greater to ensure legibility. Use line weights that are appropriate for the device size and the complexity of the icon.

Provide icons in PNG format. Avoid using interlaced PNGs.

For a downloadable menu icon guide, see Resources. For related guidance, see Menus.