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What are the characters that give each of the following icons:

  1. The "i" information icon you see in the predictive interface and in the output box produced by an information request (e.g., from Plot)?
  2. The icon similar to > used as a group opener of sections and subsections of Documentation Center pages?

(This question is a continuation of How insert into Text cell chevron symbols used for Inline GroupOpener icons? .)

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  • $\begingroup$ The > isn't a character. It is Graphics[{ Thickness[0.18], RGBColor[0.8509803921568627, 0.396078431372549, 0], Line[{{-1.8, 0.5}, {0, 0}, {1.8, 0.5}}]}, AspectRatio -> 1, PlotRange -> {{-3, 4}, {-1, 1}}, ImageSize -> 20] and is rotated via Dynamic and TaggingRules on the NB. The i icon is I think also Graphics if I remember correctly from digging into FrontEndResource $\endgroup$
    – b3m2a1
    Jun 14 at 23:24
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    $\begingroup$ Yeah those are given by FrontEndResource["FEBitmaps", "InformationHelpIcon"] and FrontEndResource["FEBitmaps", "InformationHelpIconHot"] $\endgroup$
    – b3m2a1
    Jun 14 at 23:25
  • $\begingroup$ What works for the i icon isFrontEndResource["FEBitmaps", "InformationHelpIcon"]/.GraphicsBox->Graphics.. $\endgroup$
    – murray
    Jun 15 at 0:47
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    $\begingroup$ In general you'd use FrontEndResource["FEBitmaps", "InformationHelpIcon"] // ToExpression to convert boxes to a proper expression $\endgroup$
    – b3m2a1
    Jun 15 at 0:48
  • $\begingroup$ you can also use RawBoxes@FrontEndResource["FEBitmaps", "InformationHelpIcon"] $\endgroup$
    – kglr
    Jun 15 at 2:19
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Another way to get the png files used as icons in menus:

files = FileNames["MenuItem*.png", $InstallationDirectory, ∞];

Grid[Partition[Flatten[{StringDrop[FileNameTake@#, -4], Import[#]} & /@ files],  6], 
  Dividers -> {{{True, False}}, All}]

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$Version
"11.3.0 for Microsoft Windows (64-bit) (March 7, 2018)"

In version 11.3 (Windows 10), these files are all in the directory:

DeleteDuplicates[DirectoryName /@ files]

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Note: Unicode character for circled information symbol:

"\:24D8"
"ⓘ" 
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  • $\begingroup$ Note that some icons are missing, e.g., the ones for \:f442 and \:f443 as well as the one similar to ">". $\endgroup$
    – murray
    Jun 15 at 19:48

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