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Steve Renard
using Stylistic Alternates in AE
on Jul 26, 2016 at 4:15:17 pm

Does anyone know if this is possible? I have the Chartwell font family, which uses stylistic alternates to create charts and graphs of various kinds in Photoshop, and I would like to be able to use it inAE and animate the source text in order to animate the graphs. But... I can't find a way to use SAs in AE.

Or is there a workaround, perhaps, that I'm not smart enough to figure out? ;)

Thanks all,

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Dave LaRonde
Re: using Stylistic Alternates in AE
on Jul 26, 2016 at 5:33:48 pm

Sorry, but AE & PS handle typefaces quite differently.
You have much more power in text creation in Photoshop, but the text is static.
You have a wealth of text animation options in AE, but a limited set of text creation options.

Dave LaRonde
Promotion Producer
KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA

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