Frequently Asked Questions


Can you explain the difference between 11.1.5 icons, and 11.1.6? Carbon asthenic was mentioned and I would like a bit more information, if possible.

Answer: The difference in the icons is best illustrated with a screenshot.

Here are some 11.1.5 icons: 

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And here are the same icons in 11.1.6: 

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IBM says this about the introduction of the new icons: “New icons adhering to the Carbon Design principles were introduced in 11.1.6.  The adoption of Carbon Design icons provides a consistent user experience across IBM products. For

more information, see https://www.carbondesignsystem.com

The Carbon Design system focuses on rapidly building “beautiful and accessible experiences”.  And it includes iconography for use in these “beautiful” systems https://www.carbondesignsystem.com/guidelines/icons/library which IBM is introducing into all of their GUIs.

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