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Scripting option & Expresions is not displayed within the after effects preferences menu

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Jun 24, 2021 Jun 24, 2021

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Hello I have installed on my computer the after effects cc 2019 within the menu edit preferences general did not appear the last option of the menu Scripting & Expresions to be able to configure it someone knows why this happens and what solution has this problem
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Jun 24, 2021 Jun 24, 2021

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Hi @jamlp37 ,

 

Try resetting your prefrences.

 

Here's how: https://helpx.adobe.com/after-effects/using/preferences.html

 

Let us know how you go.

 

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mj

 

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Hello @mj I followed the steps of the link you provided but in the path appdata/Roaming//Adobe/AfterEfectsthe program when opened creates a folder of preferences called 16.0 in which it has some files one of them called Preferences Adobe After Effects 16.0.txt

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Jun 24, 2021 Jun 24, 2021

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Hi @jamlp37 ,

 

This step should be adequate to reset your preferences.

 

Reset preferences

To restore the default preference settings, press and hold the following keys while the application is starting.

Ctrl+Alt+Shift (Windows)
Command+Option+Shift (Mac OS)
To restore default keyboard shortcuts, Alt-click (Windows) or Option-click (Mac OS) the OK button.

 

Let us know how you go.

 

Best

mj

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Just to confirm - you're using AE CC 2019 (v16), and not AE CC 2018 (v15)?

Scripting and Expressions was new to the Preferences menu in 2019, so it won't appear in any earlier versions.

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