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Old 11-16-2011, 06:06 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by nicholas View Post
Yes I've seen this before and never quite understood the argument.

The more powerful, feature rich and capable any software is, the more easily a new user can be confused or frustrated if they try to do everything at once.

The best answer in my view is for people to understand that patience is a virtue and Rome wasn't built in a day. Take it step by step, on a need to know basis and be methodical.
I agree completely. At some point software has to choose between powerful/feature-rich/capable and new-user-friendly/pretty/simple. It is at that point these virtues stop being twin goals and start being points at the opposite ends of a continuum.
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