The manual provided by Avid consists from different creative ideas , some very important regarding how the music works.
The general configuration is fairly easy and it doesn't require a lot of time because the size of the software isn't really huge.
The typical functions are easy to access , very decent designed panels , I know an 8 years old kid that uses this program.
The software works good in its configuration , the level of stability isn't a problem.
I'm getting great performances in creating different elements and using the score to obtain different orchestral feelings to the music.
I've been using it for about 6 months now.
What I like most about this notation software is that it inspires people to create music , to learn the essentials of the music , like notation , rhythm , legato , staccato , and other interesting articulations.
I also like the fact that this software supports midi controllers so that way you get a double bonus , you play your instrument and at the same time you get a scoring page , so you could learn and have fun at the same time.
The Magnetic Layout, this is something that is extremely helpful and you also get a ReWire support with this software.
My opinion about the value for the price is great , one of the best notation softwares ever made and you can buy it for about 200 $.
This program is made by Avid which is one of the biggest companies in the music world so don't hesitate in purchasing this product.
Knowing what I know , I would get this program , no doubts , great panels , a lot of sounds , different perspectives regarding notation and scoring.