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Shane Robinsonquick interface question
by on Jun 22, 2010 at 8:00:32 pm

Quick question about interface: What does it mean when AE throws a pair of brackets around the name of a comp in the timeline panel? Is it an indication of transparency, parenting, nesting, trackmat or something else? Thanks for your reply.

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Todd KoprivaRe: quick interface question
by on Jun 23, 2010 at 12:30:06 am

You can toggle between showing the source name and the layer name. The brackets are an indication that you're seeing the default layer name, which matches the source name.

See "View and change layer information".

Todd Kopriva, Adobe Systems Incorporated
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Shane RobinsonRe: quick interface question
by on Jun 23, 2010 at 3:36:30 pm

Great, thanks, that was exactly what I was wondering. Much appreciated.

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