MDI has strong guidelines setup to ensure naming of every icon is as consistent and expandable as possible.
Base names are generally the noun representation of an icon. In some cases this may also be the more common software term for the icon.
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All naming must be in the exact order below.
-up -down -left -right -bold -thick -alert -account -network -settings -plus -minus -remove -multiple -variant -off -outline
outlinemust only be used on
variantis only to be used to represent the same icon with the same meaning.
closeis never to be used to represent a
xon an icon other than the
*-removefor these instances.
settingsmodifier is represented in Material Design as three dots (
...) not a
plusis always used to represent adding (do not use
minusis always used to represent subtracting.
multipleshould be used on layered icons where there is a singular representation present.
format-*breaks all the rules. Because.
Notice a Bug?
If you ever notice a bug in a name or think it does not follow these guidelines please open an issue.