The interface of the Cinegy Type editor consists of several working panels.
The work with the scene starts with adding an object. The objects panel contains buttons representing the objects that can be added to the scene.
The simplest object available is 'static text'. To add this object, press the "New Text Object" button. An instance of this object will be added to the scene, and will become visible in the canvas area. A corresponding entry will also be added to the layer tree on the elements panel.
The interface comprises 5 main panels: