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  1. I would love to see support for 3D connexion devices

    It would make navigating the camera inside a 3D composition so much easier.

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  2. Display source's timecode in timeline

    I really need the ability to see a layer's source timecode at anytime. Currently, I need to enable time remapping to see a layer's source timecode. I'd like the time remapping readout of the source's timecode / frame number to be always available to view without enabling time remapping.

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  3. Full project dependencies report

    It would be nice to create a full project report, that would sum up all the assets used, one under the other so we can easily pick out assets that are not in our project folder tree, all used 3rd party plugins,( maybe also the built in ones, just into two seprate report paragraphs) , all the used fonts.
    Basically I want a comprehensive list of everything that I need to move over to a new machine to make sure the project opens and renders properly. And no Collect is not an option.

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  4. XD Files in After Effects

    Hello everyone,

    it would be great feature, if Adobe XD files open in AE for animation, and the last update in AE, we were just able to import AI and PSD files, So if you people update the Aftereffects with above feature that will be great for everyone.

    Thanks
    Rajendhar RJ

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  5. Graph Editor - Bounding Box Frame Snap

    As far as I know, in the Graph Editor there is no option to snap to frame while editing the bounding box (moving multiple keys).
    Can you please add it?

    Even with the option: 'Allow Keyframes Between Frames" de-selected, keyframes are moved between frames.

    This kind of frame snapping works in the standard 'Comp view with layers' by default when moving multiple keyframes (with 'alt' key pressed).

    Cheers.

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  6. Marker with duration - Buggy moving on zoom

    Just created a duration marker (a marker with in an out points), and when I fully zoomed the timeline, whenever I've tride to click and drag to move the outpoint of the marker, it would jump out of bounds, up to a point that I had to zoom out in order to see where on the timeline the outpoint went.

    It happens only at zoom levels where you start to see the highlighted frame lenght at the timeline.

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  7. Confusing new Expression editor

    The line numbers are a great step forward.
    The suggestions pop up tough, is somewhat confusing.
    In case of 2 possibilities, it is not clear which one is selected.

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  8. Allow us to log in to Creative Cloud and Sign out other computers once, not with each app

    When I switch computers and 'log out, and sign off of computer X' so I can use CC on computer B..., A: We should only have to do that once, and not each time I open another CC app, i.e. render with M.E..
    and B:... when I do sign in (again), it shouldn't force me to save AE changes and quit the app. just so I can relaunch it. I haven't noticed this with PS and AI, but happens every day with AE, M.E. and I think premier. Even signing in and logging out from the CC control panel app,…

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  9. Unable to execute script dialog is no longer accurate

    This dialog box is no longer accurate. The correct path is Preferences > Scripting & Expressions as of 16.1.1

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  10. Thumbnail previews in bridge

    this is also for all products. for the thumbnails in Ae and Pr just use where you last left open during a save if nothing in view keep the last thumbnail. that way we have something to go by and if you explain that its using what is in view for the thumbnail that will help for people to sort there projects.

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  11. Clear 'Open Recent' list option in menu

    Just a simple addition of 'Clear Recent' in the 'open recent' fly-out. Good for shared computers for privacy.

    See Audition as example.

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  12. dynamic shapes otlines from text

    to have text to drive the shapes around it

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  13. Expression Editor Keyboard Shortcuts *BUG*

    I'm pretty sure this is a bug. When editing code, I often delete specific parts by selecting words (Shift+option+arrow keys). For some reason in the new expression editor, using option+arrow keys will jump words but adding in shift to select reverts it back to selecting letter by letter for some reason. It looks like this is now used to select multiple lines, but that's kind of an unexpected behavior. Usually, in code editing software, multi-line select is handled by option+drag.

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  14. After Effects does not recognize fonts installed per user in Windows 10

    Windows 10 seems to have added an option to only install fonts in the user folder (which I suppose lets people install fonts without Admin privileges). After Effects doesn't seem to see these fonts. It took me like an hour of troubleshooting to move these fonts to the proper Font folder, it would be helpful if AE saw the user fonts.

    %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Fonts is where they are stored.

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  15. Improve the Search field in the timeline to allow for multiple terms

    Be able to combine terms in the Search field to further drill down into the various elements of a layer.

    For example: Fill + Opacity returning only the Fill Opacity property for the selected layers.

    Current implementation has Fill return the Fill Rule variable and Opacity returns every Opacity variable for the entire layer.

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  16. Content-Aware Fill progress indicator

    The Content-Aware Fill panel needs to show not just a percent indicator during frame analysis/rendering but also the estimated time remaining. (I've been staring at the percent value slowly increment but I don't know if this is going to take 10 minutes or 10 hours.)

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  17. New Expression/Code Editor in After Effects 16.1

    Changes needed to new expression/code editor in After Effects 16.1

    1) Add the ability to change the font used in the expression/code editor in "Scripting & Expression" preferences.
    2) When you leave the expression/code editor the code formatting stays visible. i.e line numbers, syntax highlighting, etc.
    3) When entering the expression/code editor for any given property instead of it having the all of the code selected by default every time, have it remember previous code selection and cursor position.

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  19. Bug: "L" shortcut doesn't work until layer has been collapsed once

    Structure: OuterComp>InnerComp>.wav file.
    When viewing OuterComp, the "L" Audio Levels shortcut key is unresponsive until I have collapsed OuterComp at least once. Once I've collapsed it, "L" works as expected whether Collapsed or Uncollapsed.

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  20. Grayed-out Layers

    When you turn off a layer's visibility, the corresponding layer in the timeline should gray out - so you know it's off. Please! This would be a fantastic visual cue and help your productivity.

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