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The initial purpose of the icon was created on the desktop or computer is to make it easier for the user to enable and operate a computer. With the icon, when accessing a task or object adequately hovers over the icon representing the task or object.
Why is the icon recognized as making it easier for users? Because when looking at an icon the user will see visual support in the form of images that will help the user begin to get familiar or familiar along with the icon object.
image or small symbol on the computer screen that represents something.
The icon itself is an absorption word from english icon which in computer terms can symbolize programs, files, tools and so on and to activate it can be along with the clicked step.
So because the programs and devices in the computer are so many, between the icon objects together with the other must be different. This is actually the target of the icon itself which is a form of sign or symbol which must be different from each other.
If you access your computer, there are many icons that you will find. For example, on a boot system that displays the Windows icon. In addition, on the start page when entering the computer you can get many different icons on the taskbar or on the desktop.
As mentioned a little above, the icon you see on your computer is representative of files, objects, applications, drives, folders and so on. In addition to tangible images, icons on the computer can also be in the form of posts that can be intangible letters or let alone numbers.
So from its different forms all icons have their own philosophy. However, of all the icon shapes different targets and functions are customized along with their respective benefits.