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Paul Roper
Paragraph Text box size
on Mar 2, 2012 at 6:58:40 pm


Does anyone know of a way to link the size/shape of two text boxes? I have some source text and another layer with an expression to link it to the source text of the first layer, but I'd like its layout (ie. text box size & shape) to also follow the layout of the source text. It's not a big deal to have to manually resize the boxes; I don't have hundreds of the things, but I just love automating everything!

- Paul

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Roland R. Kahlenberg
Re: Paragraph Text box size
on Mar 3, 2012 at 4:40:13 am

Text boxes as well as text characteristics that reside within the Character Panel are beyond the realm of Expressions. A workaround is to use the sampleImage Expression method but it's still a hassle. My thoughts are to use Guides when creating your boxes. But alas, even guides do not lend themselves to be copied from one comp onto another.


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