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The Ever-Evolving Arrow: Universal Control Symbol

arrow-rightA look at the ever evolving arrow symbol and its relevance over the years by Jonathan Follette on UX Matters

In user experience design, the arrow can play multiple roles, depending on the circumstances, and it has a variety of meanings. It can focus our attention on a specific point, demonstrate action, indicate flow, and connect objects and information. The arrow appears in interface design through a host of related symbols, including the cursor, the triangle, greater than and less than signs, and the caret.

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