Use shapes or masks for text box
A way to customize the shape of paragraph text, similar to how you can have text fill a shape in other Adobe programs such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and Indesign.
This would be an improvement over exporting from one of those programs into AE because you could then edit and/or animate the text easily.
Freelancer Potion commented
Would REALLY need this feature!
Michael Szalapski commented
@tatia rosenthal - you can copy and paste mask paths to shape paths and the other way around too. You just select the path in the timeline panel, hit ctrl+c (or cmd+c on Mac) to copy it, then select the other path value in the timeline and hit ctrl+v (or cmd+v on Mac) to paste it.
tatia rosenthal commented
while at it, maybe make the paths from a shape layer - copy-pasteable to mask paths and the other way around.
Gerard Mallandrich Miret commented
This is so necessary! You can use shapes or mask for text boxes to wrap text around objects in illustrator, indesign and photoshop but not in AE...
Make it happen please :D