The design that is currently visible and available for editing.
The view that contains the active design. If multiple views are visible, the active view is highlighted.
A line along a set of knots. Its shape is determined by one or more elliptical arcs.
The Clipboard is a special storage place for lines and pieces. Lines, pieces and text can be placed onto the Clipboard with the Cut and Copy commands and copied from the Clipboard with the Paste command.
A button on the color palette. Click on a color button to make its color the working color. Double-click it to change the color.
A letter (or other symbols) that identify a color. The color code is associated with a design, so the same color can have a different code in different designs.
The bar (or bars) on the edge of the view containing the color buttons.
A line used for the alignment of knots and the reflection of lines. Crosshairs appear either as a horizontal and a vertical line or as two diagonal lines.
The place where the crosshairs meet.
A smooth line along a set of knots. Its shape is determined by a spline function.
A curve or arc with gaps in it. The line remains smooth, as if there were invisible sections in it.
A point along a line that is used to define the shape of that line and to define a place where lines connect.
A code used to unlock Glass Eye 2000 for use on your computer.
Either a curve or an arc. Except for some exceptional arcs, a line is always smooth.
The portion of a line that passes between two of its knots.
The area displayed across the top of the main window, directly below the title bar. The menu bar contains a row of menu titles.
A colorable region of a design. A piece is always surrounded by line sections.
The point in a view that measures (0,0) on the rulers.
A button appearing at each end of a scroll bar.
A rectangular control at the right and bottom of a view, enabling you to adjust what portions of the design are visible in the view.
A control on a scroll bar that indicates what portion of the design is visible in the view.
The menu that appears when you click the right mouse button.
A knot whose position is determined by the shape of a line. Sliders are white, whereas other knots are gray.
The area displayed across the bottom of the main window that displays descriptive messages about a selected menu item or toolbar button. It also displays the horizontal and vertical position of the pointer.
A rectangle surrounding the selection. By dragging the resize handles on the box you can reshape the selection.
The area displayed across the very top of the main window that displays "Glass Eye 2000" and also the file name of the active design.
A panel displayed across the top of the main window, directly below the menu bar. The toolbar contains a row of toolbar buttons.
A button on the toolbar designed to provide quick access to a specific command or option.
The screen area in which a design is displayed.
The color you "paint" with as you assign color to pieces or color buttons.