**waits for the official reply to be some variation of "create a new project in CC2015, and edit all of your text there; in CC2017, navigate to the text project using Media Browser and import all of your finished text files into the CC2017 project. Also, make sure to fill out a Feature Request! Maybe we'll look at implementing the request in a few years or so, once we've finished monkeying around with auto-morphing edit transitions that almost nobody will ever use. Thanks for being a valued Adobe customer!"**
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