To add some context to this question, I am currently developing an iOS application and need some advise on the interface.

What is the most suitable icon for a 'rename' button?

When this button is pressed, a dialogue appears prompting the user for a new name for the file. As the application also has the ability to edit files, I want to avoid confusion between the two functions.

I am currently struggling to think of anything that would work, so might end up using text instead.

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To make it easy to understand, you should simply use the most commonly used "typing cursor icon". (ex: http://www.iconarchive.com/icons/visualpharm/must-have/256/Rename-icon.png). And you may stilize it by apps colors and effects.

Also you may take a look at these articles at the end of this Turkish blog post about "designing an icon."


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