Microsoft

The Evolution of Windows Icons

Notepad

Another staple of the operating system since version 1.0, the Notepad icon has evolved since version 3.0, but not radically.

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By Greg Shultz

Greg Shultz is a freelance Technical Writer. Previously, he has worked as Documentation Specialist in the software industry, a Technical Support Specialist in educational industry, and a Technical Journalist in the computer publishing industry.