Photoshop Elements: Frustrated, can't follow tutorials

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I would like to report a problem and share an idea. First I would like to let you know that the photoshop elements program is by far the most user unfriendly program I have ever encountered. It does some cool stuff and I was going to purchase the program, but my friend suggested that I download the trial first. Boy, am I glad I did. I spent several hours that night trying to figure out how to make a collage and almost all of yesterday. After hours and hours of tutorials I still was unable to produce a single finished product. I called support, waited for my call back for almost 3 hours (it was supposed to come in 1hr 4min.) and was disconnected before I even spoke a word. Because of this I doubt I will ever purchase an Adobe product. There's my gripe. Now for my idea. If you have product are so complicated that you need video tutorials, which yours don't work because you need to be watching t-3 at a time for one project, then side by side tutorials w/the ability to have project screen visible at the same time so one may work on project while viewing the tutorial. Kinda like school, which is where I felt I need to be in order to be able to manipulate this particular program. If you, Adobe, would like to contact me regarding the content of this post, feel free. Carolynn Montgomery, Thank you for the headache and thinner hair (I pulled it all out navigating your program)
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You shouldn't need a video tutorial to create a collage, there is a wizard build into the program that will do it for you.

When in Photoshop Elements Editor or Organizer, go to the Create tab and select Photo Collage. All you have to do is select the size of the collage and then your images will all be thrown together automatically. After that, you are free to move them around as you wish (using the Move tool).

Check out this video I made for you. Don't consider it a tutorial, something that you have to watch while you work, because this is simple enough that watching it once should be enough.