Bug report: After Effects CC2018 can't paste text
Bug report: After Effects CC2018 can't paste text. So ctrl+c/ctrl+v work fine with pictures, layers and other stuff, but it doesn't paste text from other sources
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Daniel Sander commented
The only way to works is close AE, then go to the app where the text is (word, google docs, etc) and copy the text. Then open AE and paste the text. AE does not allow to copy text from other apps when it opened.
Raymond Goncalves commented
Have the same issue. Restart doesn't work. Downgraded and now working.
The earlier fix I posted only worked once. The next time I started AE, not able to past text. I use AE for subtitling and paste text from plain text editors hundreds of times a day. Suddenly, I can't.
Mateusz Pietryka commented
The bug is still here in 07.2021, fix it please!
Natanel Eisenberg commented
BUG WITH VERSION 18.4
Can no longer paste text from outside sources. If I copy text from somewhere like online to my clipboard, it pastes fine anywhere else but inside After Effects it does not paste into a text box. This is in the latest version lonely, as it worked fine beforehand. PLEASE FIX ASAP. You should be able to paste text into the program, such as when adding external notes; there is no reason to type everything from scratch inside After Effects. If I could go back to an earlier version I would.
Bruno Bernardes commented
i downgrade version of after and worked it
Cezar Fatu commented
Restarting AE and OS didn't work for me.
Restarting AE > new comp > new text layer > copy new text layer > open that composition who didn't work before > paste text layer.
now it works. hope its helping.
Atoosa Hayati commented
What is the solution? Restarting AE?
This worked for me:
Step 1: Open Task manager, go to process tab and close all Adobe related programs like (Creative cloud, Core sync, CC library, services for Adobe desktop app, Adobe desktop service, AdobeIPCbroker, AAM updater).
Step 2: Go to these locations and rename the "After Effects” folder and change the name to "After Effects.old"
1. Open file explorer >> Documents >> Adobe >> After Effects (Rename this folder)
2. Press WIN & R keys from keyboard to open RUN prompt >> Type %appdata% >> enter >> Adobe >> After Effects (Rename this folder)
Same problem after update. Can copy and paste within AE but not from other applications, not even plain text editor.
Daniel Ginzburg commented
I have the same problem 7/20/2021 !
Zeyd Ayoob commented
Terry Ranson commented
this bug has existed for years and is still there. probably responsible for 100k restarts of AE on my machine alone. FIX THIS