Copying animations between projects

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I'm creating a marketing video for one of our software products and am using several fairly complex animations. To keep things tidy, I'm building each animation in a separate project then bringing them all together into the master project.

Before I get too far into this I thought I'd ask if this is an OK thing to do? Am I going to run into some awful problem later on because of this approach? Is there a proper way to move stuff between projects? What is best practice in this situation?

Any advice greatly appreciated.
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kayakman, Champion

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a great way to move things between projects is to use the Library

create an asset in one project, add it to Library; in new project, add that asset back to timeline to reuse it
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That's exactly what I need!

Thanks so much.
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if interested, there are 13 tutorials in this video collection that show how to leverage the power of the Library ...

http://www.screencast.com/t/22PyVrhGvl
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A further question re using the library: If I save an asset to the library, then use it in another project and need to edit it, can I then update the asset in the library or do I have to re-add the new version as a whole new asset?
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you need to re-add a modified asset back to Library as a new asset

I suggest using a naming schema that supports a version ID in the name

I've had multiple versions of the same asset in Library at the same time
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Right. Good to know, thanks for your help.

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