0

The phrase will be used for a description where brevity and concision are important. Which of the two phrases is correct, and is one preferred over the other?

  1. Configs panel components.
  2. Configs the panel components.
  • Neither one is correct. It would help if you explained what you wanted to say in other words, but I think what you mean is "Configure the panel components." Configure is a verb. Configs is a slang or jargon term meaning "configuration files". – stangdon Jan 28 '17 at 13:24
  • Ok, I wanted to use a verb, i try to describe something that do an action. Configs should be replaced by Configures – Orici Jan 29 '17 at 17:39
0

If you are trying to describe a

configuration panel component

that is a part of a configuration panel, the correct shortening might be

config panel component

config = configuration
configs = configurations

and the singular is appropriate as the adjective you are looking for.

0

If you mean to use "config" as a verb, you should use the readily available verb "configure". It's only one extra "e".

Configure panel components.

If you just mean to describe this as a place where you can set configuration, then "config panel" is sufficient.

If you want to describe the elements in this panel, because it's a configuration "components" is not the correct word. "Settings" is correct.

Config panel settings.

  • I want to describe a group of actions necesary to apply a determinate behavior to several components compose one bigest. For example, if a group of five blocks was grouped to build a tower, i want to define its order and colour. – Orici Jan 29 '17 at 17:47
  • We would probably call this a "preset" of defined values. – Andrew Jan 29 '17 at 18:40

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.