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Andy Bryce
Add quotation marks and author to a text layer with an expression.
on Jul 4, 2017 at 12:46:17 pm

I am looking for a way to add quote marks to a text layer at the front and end automatically and also include an author name driven from another layer if possible.

Helpful and reassuring!

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"Helpful and reassuring!" - Catherine

Many thanks in advance


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Scott McGee
Re: Add quotation marks and author to a text layer with an expression.
on Jul 4, 2017 at 1:41:17 pm

"\"" + text.sourceText + "\" - " + thisComp.layer("Author").text.sourceText

Put this expression into your source text.


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Andy Bryce
Re: Add quotation marks and author to a text layer with an expression.
on Jul 4, 2017 at 1:45:33 pm

Worked like a charm, thank you!


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