It will be appreciated that the present document, long though it is, has drawn attention to only a small proportion of the data-input facilities open to the PLANT user.
Even that small proportion can be appreciated by the beginner only if he gains practical experience: and since it is desirable that his earliest experience should be successful, he is here advised to deviate only by small steps from what has been presented above.
Specifically, the beginner is advised:-
Of course, each individual has his own style of learning; and some are bolder (and less prone to discouragement by failures) than those for whom the above advice is designed. There is certainly no necessity to proceed as circumspectly as has been suggested. The main thing is to get started.