Using the symbol enumeration for icons/symbols in Windows 10 universal app

If you are developer and not a graphic artist it is always a challange to find/create icons. Windows 10 has a symbol enumeration that you can use that contains the most common icons/symbols (you find the complete list of symbols here:

The not only look good they are easy to use to, just use the SymbolIcon element. The code below shows a settings icon.

If you want to change color on the icon just use the Foreground attribute.

The symbols is based on the "Segoe MDL2 Assets" font (You can read more about it here:

Symbols in a Windows 10 app

Symbols in a Windows 10 app

If you want to read more about Windows 10 development I have created a list with all my Windows 10 blog posts,, more will be added.

  8/6/2015 - 1:19 PM