Comp preview not showing animation when dragging the timeline
by Shueb Chow on Sep 30, 2019 at 3:38:38 pm
Hi, I'm on CS4 on a mac
All of a sudden - completely randomly the comp preview is not playing any animation when I drag the timer ruler in the timeline.
The preview button is still playing the animation - but its not useful as I need to see how the animation is working as i drag the timer ruler.
Never happened before - I've tried a force quit, restart on after effects.
Not sure how to fix this at all.
when i drag the timer ruler - the comp window just shows the frame I stop dragging the timer ruler to. but doesn't play anything in between.
thanks in advance for any help
Re: Comp preview not showing animation when dragging the timeline
by Michael Szalapski on Oct 8, 2019 at 12:42:04 pm
There's a button on either the composition panel or the timeline panel that turns off interactive previewing. I forget exactly where it is because it's not present in current versions of the software. If you show me a screenshot of your project with timeline and comp panel visible, I can probably point that little toggle button out to you.
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