elements or component instances?

  • From: Irina Filippova < >
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  • Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2010 22:47:16 +0700

Another terminology question.

When referring to the components available for dragging/dropping on the Palette, I used the word "elements", i.e. "drag the Circle element...". The same word "element" is used in JavaFX plug-in docs to refer to the "elements" on the Palette.
In the UI -- e.g. in the Navigator window > Rename -- they are referred to as "component instances".

Question:
- Is the "component" an accepted term and can be used as "JavaFX language component" to refer to the items on the Palette?
- Are the elements after they are added to the scene should be referred to as "instances". Can they be called "elements" as before?

Thanks
Irina

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Irina Filippova,
Technical Writer,
Sun Microsystems Inc.
x33360



elements or component instances?

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