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Why can't I align?

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dolphbeanWhy can't I align?
by on Nov 29, 2007 at 12:41:34 pm

All my align buttons under the align panel are inactive. This results in an inability for me to align any elements in my compositions.

Is there a way to activate these buttons?

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Jason MilliganRe: Why can't I align?
by on Nov 29, 2007 at 11:10:17 pm

You need to select multiple layers.
Align works by aligning the layers based on each other's position not by aligning a single layer to the composition window. It is a bit confusing if you are anticipating a feature similar to Flash or Illustrator's "align to stage/artboard" function. In Flash and Illustrator, you can align to stage/artboard or align based on other objects. Unfortunately, I've never found AE to have an "align to stage (comp window)" option.

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