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A friend of mine asked me to give him a quick translation of an app he downloaded. One of the buttons in the main menu had this 名種設定 written. I wasn't able to find what it means.

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closed as too localized by cypher, Dono, Flaw, Tsuyoshi Ito, Earthliŋ Dec 18 '12 at 0:18

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@cypher - How exactly is a question abot a word that is more then likely to be encountered in more then one application in Japanese, but still have no immidiate dictionary translation too localized? How can a question about a word in Japanese can even be too localized for a site that it's only goal is to answer questions about Japanese? –  Nescio Dec 17 '12 at 9:19
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I've asked a question about this on meta –  cypher Dec 17 '12 at 20:28
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I've deleted my comments on this thread and voted to reopen as a similar question was asked at japanese.stackexchange.com/questions/11247 today, and I think this a more common problem than I thought. –  cypher Feb 18 '13 at 0:41
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I think you might have confused 名種設定 for 各種設定, or "various settings".

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yep, that's it. –  Nescio Dec 17 '12 at 9:20
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@cypher san Ah! I couldn't recognize the difference, I was staring at this post for a minute or two. lol~~ –  Choko Dec 17 '12 at 9:47
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