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     - Strive for designs that are both easy to discover for new users and easy to use. In case there is a conflict between discoverability and ease of use for experienced users, being intuitive and easy to use while performing is more important.     - Strive for designs that are both easy to discover for new users and easy to use. In case there is a conflict between discoverability and ease of use for experienced users, being intuitive and easy to use while performing is more important.
   - **"​Works for me" is not good enough.** It must work for everyone. People use Mixxx with a wide variety of hardware with a wide variety of music for a wide variety of purposes. Your changes should not interfere with how other people use Mixxx. Minimize assumptions about how people use Mixxx.   - **"​Works for me" is not good enough.** It must work for everyone. People use Mixxx with a wide variety of hardware with a wide variety of music for a wide variety of purposes. Your changes should not interfere with how other people use Mixxx. Minimize assumptions about how people use Mixxx.
-  - **Everyone can be a power user.** Everyone should be able to use and understand all features of Mixxx. If they cannot, the design and/or documentation ​are should be improved.+  - **Everyone can be a power user.** Everyone should be able to use and understand all features of Mixxx. If they cannot, the design and/or documentation should be improved.
   - **Test your assumptions.** The people who make a design cannot anticipate all the issues other people will have with it. Do usability tests both with experienced DJs and novice users.   - **Test your assumptions.** The people who make a design cannot anticipate all the issues other people will have with it. Do usability tests both with experienced DJs and novice users.
   - **Use convention as a guide.** DJ software and hardware has long standing conventions about how things work. Only break expectations if there is a good reason to. Don't be afraid to innovate and do it better than the conventional way though.   - **Use convention as a guide.** DJ software and hardware has long standing conventions about how things work. Only break expectations if there is a good reason to. Don't be afraid to innovate and do it better than the conventional way though.
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