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  1. Premiere Dissolves no longer create Opacity keyframes in After Effects

    In the past, you could create a video in Premiere Pro and add in typical Cross Dissolves. Then, when you send the clips through to dynamic link, all of the dissolves would be converted into Opacity keyframes.

    This has not worked for a large number of previous versions.

    Was this feature removed? If so, why? Can it be added back? Is this a bug?

    3 votes

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  2. Major issue with resizing!

    In the latest version I've had an issue where resizing comps, footage or using resize at export results in a video file that is either unplayable or distorted. Only unresized footage seems to export properly, and yes I am using uncompressed AVI and square pixels. I talked to support and they recommended I roll back.

    2 votes

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  3. 14.2.2

    Need to work in 14.2.2 to be compatible with a clients back end. On the CC installer it claims to be 14.2.2 but when opened & running, it states it’s 14.2.1.34. Which is correct?

    2 votes

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    After Effects 14.2.1.34 was the last release of the 14.x versions of After Effects CC. (That is, it was the last release of After Effects to be branded as “CC 2017”.)

    The version number “14.2.2” was an Adobe-internal label to differentiate a change in the installer package, and was not advertised as a new release.

    > Need to work in 14.2.2 to be compatible with a clients back end.

    Please clarify this. Since 14.2.1 was the last release, this doesn’t make sense to me.

  4. Scripting access to set markers as "selected"

    Please open the API to allow access to programmatically select a given marker.

    I am trying to write a script to access the "Update Markers from Source" context menu item, but because that particular command requires a layer marker to be selected, and it's impossible to select a marker via ExtendScript, my script cannot ever work.

    It's already possible to loop through to select a certain layer. It should be just as easy to select a layer marker on that layer, once the layer is selected.

    4 votes

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  5. Some fonts still not displaying.

    Thanks for fixing some of the postscript font issues, but now I have lost some ttf fonts.
    Weirdly I can get one weight only in a three or four family.
    eg. Berlingske Sans is only showing me demi bold when I also have extrabold activated
    HighSierra

    2 votes

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  6. Bug: Screen not redrawing. - solo layers - Macbook "Pro" 13" 2016 integrated iris 550 graphics

    I have noticed a bug with the Composition window not redrawing.
    Assume it is a RAM or VRAM or cache issue
    Zooming in and out forces redraw
    It is obviously very important that After Effects always actually displays the actual state of the comp!

    2 votes

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  7. Mask bug

    Using multiple layers with masks. Getting purple glitch in mask. Just one frame and then gone. But, I can scrub to it. In the picture you see what is happening. It also looks like the image is flipped.

    I even tried uninstalling CUDA. :/

    2 votes

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  8. Shortcut to create tracking point at location of OnClick

    Shortcut to create tracking point where clicked. example: cntrl + alt + click = new tracking point created at location of click

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  9. Fix the bugs first

    Forget about new idea... fix the bugs first
    Just out of the blue the render queue messes up as nothing opens up when i click to set the output location. It really is making me frustrated.

    2 votes

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  10. Access text properties (kerning, font size, leading, etc) via scripting

    We need more access to text properties via scripting. It will be helpful to change, for example, the font size of a text layer via scripting, that way the textbox stay the same size becouse right now I can only change the scale of the layer and it changes all proportions of the layer (height and with in pixels, size of the textbox).
    If we can access to that properties via scripting we can let all LayerObject attributes the same (textboxes, width, height, scale) and only change font size, leading, kerning, tracking, text stroke width, color, etc).

    Thanks for your…

    7 votes

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  11. Frame forward / backward via modifier + scrollwheel

    Ability to frame forward / backward by shift + scrollwheeling.

    This is not possible to set up with the keyboard shortcuts editor.

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  12. On write-on, move CTI to last keyframe of each stroke.

    In the paint panel, when you have the write-on option selected, every time you make a stroke and let go, it disappears, because keyframes are added, but the CTI stays at the time of the first keyframe. Instead, make it so the CTI moves to the last keyframe of each new stroke, so the strokes stay visible and it is much more natural to keep drawing.

    3 votes

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  13. Track Motion Error Calculation

    When doing Motion Tracking it would be great to see pixel error value

    like in PF Track

    1 vote

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  14. Create bulleted text lists easily

    If several lines of text could be bulleted, easily placed in the right position relative to eachother and animated as a group or individually more like in Powerpoint, that would be so helpful.

    4 votes

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  15. essential graphics limits

    being able to limit the number of color options to a specific palette in essential graphics would be great

    3 votes

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  16. "Unspecified drawing error"

    I have this error on my HP x2 G4 Workstation with a second screen. So it's seems that this error is caused by multiple screens, windows scale and panels moved on the second screen. I've putted both screens on 1920x1080, scale 100%, with timeline and effects panels on the second screen, when I launch a preview of an animation like a simple rotation I have this error and I can't do nothing but killing the process on the windows task manager with no files recover from after effects, can you please fix it ? Many users have this issue and…

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  17. Stop releasing rubbish patch to a rubbish versions. The last stable version was 15.0. Thanks

    Please stop releasing rubbish patch to a rubbish versions. The last stable version was 15.0. Thanks

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  18. Dismiss all files not found

    Either provide a list of all the missing footage or files, or give me a dismiss all button. I don't need to hit OK hundreds of times before I can just look for an expression in an unarchived project.

    10 votes

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  19. After effects reverts monitor display profile

    After Effects 2018 is reverting my calibrated monitor's look profile back to the default profile whenever it is loaded

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  20. make "Create VR Environment" window dockable

    Please make the new Create VR Environment window a dockable tab.

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