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Subject:Re: icons for a status chart From:Chuck Martin <cmartin -at- SEEKERSOFT -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 19 Aug 1997 17:42:05 -0700
At 05:16 PM 8/19/97 -0700, you wrote:
>I am looking for a good idea for icons to be used on a status
>chart--here's the scenario:
>So, are any of you facing this type of dilemma/producing similar
>status charts? what icons if any are you using? I need ones for
> - program as planned
> - program impact, watch
> - not started, no plan
> - plan in place but not started
> - improving
> - getting worse
program as planned: Dogbert
program impact, watch: Ratbert
not started, no plan: Wally
plan in place but not started: Dilbert
improving: Tine, the Brittle Technical Writer
getting worse: The Boss
BTW, you think you can talk them out of the misuse of the word "impact?"
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