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simple mode - was qualities of reverb

> They even offered a 'simple mode' where only the first 4 possible
variables appeared in EDIT mode.  They chose this 'intuitive' approach to
programming and UI in general 


I've always been wondering why complex software programs such as, er, 
or Logic don't come with a newbie mode which is dead simple and shows only 
handful of buttons, menus, and options - then after this, maybe a mode with
the most popular options, and then the full mode if needed.

This would make things so much easier for the novice user. Maybe I'm too
lazy but it has happened more than once that I gave up on new complex
software because I just didn't feel like wading through a telephone
directory sized manual and hundreds of menues before being able to use a

Michael www.michaelpeters.de