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== Delete, Move to Trash, Remove, and Uninstall ==
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== Delete, Move to Trash, Remove and Uninstall ==
  
 
When a file or object is completely removed from the system, use '''Delete''' .
 
When a file or object is completely removed from the system, use '''Delete''' .
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When a file or object can be removed and was originally installed, use '''Uninstall'''.
 
When a file or object can be removed and was originally installed, use '''Uninstall'''.
  
== Settings, Options, and Properties ==
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== Settings, Options and Properties ==
  
 
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.
 
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.

Revision as of 12:07, 27 June 2013

Delete, Move to Trash, Remove and Uninstall

When a file or object is completely removed from the system, use Delete .

When a file or object can be recovered, use Move to Trash for files and Remove for list objects etc.

When a file or object can be removed and was originally installed, use Uninstall.

Settings, Options and Properties

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.

Use Options for a configuration dialog which provide. This usually applies to object configuration tools.

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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