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== Delete, Move to Trash, Remove, and Uninstall ==
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When a file or object is completely removed from the system, use '''Delete''' .
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When a file or object can be recovered, use '''Move to Trash''' for files and '''Remove''' for list objects etc.
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When a file or object can be removed and was originally installed, use '''Uninstall'''.
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== Settings, Options, and Properties ==
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Use '''Settings''' for a configuration dialog which allows you to set specific properties or functionality. This usually applies to application configuration tools. For example, Konqueror Settings.
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Use '''Options''' for a configuration dialog which provide. This usually applies to object configuration tools.
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Use '''Properties''' for a list of metadata or details that are associated with a particular object which cannot be edited or interacted with in any way. For example, file "properties" dialog in Dolphin.
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