Adding font icon to font awesome icons in Balsamiq

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#1

So Balsamiq for desktop uses font awesome icons. This library didn’t have what I needed so I converted an SVG to a ttf. How do I get it into the list now for my mockups?


#2

Hi raoulk,

You need to convert them to a png or jpg file. The image requires an “icon_” prefix.
Then you can drag the file just onto the canvas and it will be added to the icon library.

You can read more about adding custom icons here:
https://docs.balsamiq.com/desktop/icons/#adding-your-own-custom-icons

Let us know if something stays unclear.


#3

Yes I knew this part. I thought since the icons were from font awesome they were actual fonts available within Balsamiq but from your response I take it they are in fact images. Thanks for the help.


#4

It is not reasonable that not support SVG or font icon directly in Balsamiq. The team should support this feature really.


#5

I’ve added your vote for this one, @Felix. Thanks for sharing your need!