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Marc Lucas
Replacing a Layer in a Comp problem
on May 15, 2013 at 2:51:20 pm

Have a Comp that has a layer inside that is a still .psd file. It was a reference layer to see where I would eventually be having a five sec .mov file. I am at the stage now where I have replaced the layer with the .mov but when I playback the project the .mov file is freezer and not playing the actual movie. I would hazard a guess that there is something wrong with the way AE is interpreting the file??
BTW the .mov file plays back ok when in the Comp where I put it.

Sorted now. There was a Time remap keyframe on the layer...doh!

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Dave LaRonde
Re: Replacing a Layer in a Comp problem
on May 15, 2013 at 4:04:47 pm

A workaround: add the movie footage to the comp, trim it up as necessary, and paste all the modified attributes of the Photoshop layer into the movie layer.

Dave LaRonde
Former Sr. Promotion Producer
KCRG-TV (ABC) Cedar Rapids, IA

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