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Sean Colquhoun
AE seems to be place-shifting links to files
on Apr 6, 2012 at 12:57:54 am

I'm not sure why, but AE is shifting its links to some of my linked files, namely PSDs. I import a file normally, position everything, then when I go to render, AE has replaced sometimes a layer, sometimes the whole thing, with another file in the same directory. I've been able to work around this bug to a certain extent by saving items in separate directories, but it doesn't seem to take much for this annoying issue to creep into them as well. Anyone have any advice? Thanks!


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Walter Soyka
Re: AE seems to be place-shifting links to files
on Apr 6, 2012 at 3:56:27 pm

That's really, really strange -- and I imagine highly disturbing. I've not heard of that before.

Have you perhaps imported the files as image sequences instead of images?

Are you up-to-date on your version of AE? Outside of AE, have you tried scanning the disks for errors?

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