I do think they need to be disabled by default - in effect have the IDE start out as "simplified", and as a user's skillset broadens, they can turn on those options as needed in the preferences (or via the config file if you wanted).
Please enter a valid email to subscribe
We need to confirm your email address.
To complete the subscription, please click the link in the
email we just sent you.
Thank you for subscribing!
via Egeo 16