As Blender continues to grow, so does the community. One way to make new users (and even casual visitors) feel more welcomed is to recognize the problems they may have in translating their experiences with other 3D applications to the Blender experience. It can be a very frustrating experience that can often cause potential new "converts" to simply give up.
Well, we can't just sit back and let that happen, can we?
Here's a Lightwave to Blender Keystroke Translator that should help smooth out the transition for our Lightwave guests.
Another way to help is to openly discuss creative ways to meet the needs of new users coming from other 3D applications:
If you're an experienced Blender User, what are some of the most common problems new users encounter and, more importantly, what reasonable solutions would help them?
If you're a Lightwave User, what was (or maybe still is) you're biggest problem with using Blender? What reasonable solution would you like to see?
If we all participate in creating solutions, we can make the Blender Community an even greater example of the true power of Open Source.