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"Collect files"... doesn't collect files anymore

New Here ,
Jan 28, 2020 Jan 28, 2020

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Hi everyone,

 

I recently updated AE to version 17.0.2, to fix the bugs we know about.

However, since this update (at least I think), the "Collect files" features in AE doesn't work anymore for me. So if I click on it and select the destination folder, I'll have the AE in this folder, as usual... but no "(Footage)" folder. At first I thought it might be hidden, but it's not. If I open the AE and reveal in Finder one of the assets, it's still in its "old" folder.

Does anyone have this problem too? I didn't see any post about it.

 

Thanks!

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Adobe Community Professional , Jan 28, 2020 Jan 28, 2020
In the Collect Files dialogue box, you have the option to collect only the project file without any assets (or other variant behaviors). Can you confirm you have this set correctly? 

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Jan 28, 2020 Jan 28, 2020

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Show us the complete interface with screenshot where we can see Project panel. May you have just footage created into After Effects like Shape Layers, or Solids, or Adjustmente Layers, etc. Or show us Collect Files dialog box where we can see checkboxes please. 

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In the Collect Files dialogue box, you have the option to collect only the project file without any assets (or other variant behaviors). Can you confirm you have this set correctly? 

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New Here ,
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Thanks a lot, it fixes the problem! It was set to None, don't know why... I've never changed this.

That was quite obvious but actually I had never paid attention to this dialogue box.

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I don't get the dialogue box at all since the update.

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