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Dustin ParsonsAutomatically Reload PSD
by on Jun 8, 2012 at 1:03:58 am

Is there a way to have After Effects automatically reload a PSD everytime I make changes to it in Photoshop? I'm hopping between the 2 programs a lot and that's just one step I'd rather not have to do.

Thanks


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Dave LaRondeRe: Automatically Reload PSD
by on Jun 8, 2012 at 3:16:23 am

Since you haven't told us precisely what you're doing in Photoshop, it's impossible to say. For example: if you add additional layers, AE won't see them.

Dave LaRonde
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Steve BlackerRe: Automatically Reload PSD
by on Jun 8, 2012 at 1:50:18 pm

As far as I'm aware, I think right-clicking the file in the Project Panel and choosing "Reload footage" is the only way.

http://www.stephenblacker.com


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Walter SoykaRe: Automatically Reload PSD
by on Jun 8, 2012 at 2:05:52 pm

[Steve Blacker] "As far as I'm aware, I think right-clicking the file in the Project Panel and choosing "Reload footage" is the only way."

Concurred.

This would make a great feature request [link], though -- you should think about filing it. We've got Dynamic Link between Ae, Pr, En, and AME. Why not add Ps and Il?

Walter Soyka
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Steve BlackerRe: Automatically Reload PSD
by on Jun 8, 2012 at 2:23:05 pm

Good idea - I'm constantly clicking that reload button to update PS an Illustrator files.. I'm on it.

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Dustin ParsonsRe: Automatically Reload PSD
by on Jun 8, 2012 at 11:30:39 pm

Agreed, I'll put a request in.


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Eric SantiagoRe: Automatically Reload PSD
by on Jun 9, 2012 at 4:20:30 pm

can the reload be scripted or quick-keys?


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