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**mfetch22** I just downloaded Matlab a few days back, and I've been slowly working through some of the online tutorials. But I have to be honest, the format in which you have to type in a bunch of different stuff to get certain things done seems very inefficient and annoyingly non-user-freindly. Maybe its because I just got it a few days ago, but it really seems to be complicated, clumbersome, and unusefull. For those fimmiliar with Matlab, did anybody experience this frustration at first also? Does it just take alittle time to get used to and then all the sudden (as you get more experienced) does it become much more "powerful" and useful? And does anybody have any tips on a good tutorial that doesnt take hours to get to the usefull parts but ensures you have a decent understanding of using Matlab?

I just feel like having the "command-line" interface makes things difficult, and that Matlab would be much more efficient if their were different buttons and menus and scroll bars and what not that allowed you to access the processes within the software. Plus it would look nicer. But I'm assuming as one gets deeper into the understanding of the software, the command line approach becomes very useful??

Thanks in advance for any advice or tips.